Cynthia G. Lee

Cynthia G. Lee is a Senior Court Research Associate at the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) specializing in program evaluation and workload assessment. Ms. Lee’s current projects include judicial workload assessments in Florida, Wisconsin, and Maryland, an NIJ-funded evaluation of holistic defense practices in public defender programs, and a national study of criminal case management funded by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. She recently served as director of research for a multi-method evaluation of the Nebraska Parenting Act and as project director for the West Virginia Magistrate Court Workload Assessment. Her other completed projects include an evaluation of the Red Hook Community Justice Center in New York City, evaluations of civil procedure reforms in New Hampshire and Utah, a statewide evaluation of Virginia’s adult felony drug courts, weighted caseload studies for judges, prosecutors, and public defenders in a number of states, and an analysis of the legal issues surrounding administrative responses to probation violations. Ms. Lee holds a J.D. from the William & Mary Law School, where she was a member of the William & Mary Law Review and the Order of the Coif, and an M.P.P. from the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy at the College of William & Mary.