Cynthia Milián is a senior associate at the Powers Law Group.
Cynthia received her Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law Houston, where she served as the President of the Hispanic Law Students Association and was also an editor for the International Trade Journal.
Cynthia began practicing law in 2018 at the Powers Law Group, where she practiced all aspects of family-based immigration. In 2021, she joined the Harris County Public Defender’s Office as an Assistant Public Defender in the Immigration Section. She served as an immigration attorney providing advice to the assistant public defenders of the felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile divisions, as well as private court-appointed counsel on immigration consequences for non-citizens charged with criminal matters. She also regularly worked in the Bail Division, representing individuals before magistrate judges to secure their release.
She recently served as president of the Mexican American Bar Association of Houston- one of the largest Hispanic legal organizations in Texas. In 2023, she returned to the Powers Law Group, where she handles a wide range of family-based immigration cases for the firm. Cynthia is the daughter of Guatemalan immigrants, which is what consistently drives her passion to serve her clients. She is a leader in our local legal community and a passionate advocate for her clients’ immigration rights.
Outside of work, Cynthia enjoys spending time with her family, serving at her church, going for long runs and traveling.