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Cynthia D. Bond

Cynthia D. Bond Clinical Professor of Law
Associate Director, Lawyering Skills Program
The John Marshall Law School
315 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737 ext. 482
Office: C-928

BA, magna cum laude, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
MFA, Cornell University
JD, Cornell Law School

After graduating from law school in 1993, where she was on the staff of the Cornell Law Review, Cynthia Bond worked as a research associate for a solo practitioner in Ithaca, New York, while also serving as a volunteer staff attorney for Neighborhood Legal Services, a public interest law office. From 1994-1995, she was a solo practitioner in Ithaca, focusing on family law for low-income clients. From 1995-1999, she was an associate with True, Walsh & Miller, where her practice areas included litigation, domestic relations, and real estate. From 1999-2004, Professor Bond was on the faculty of Cornell Law School, where she taught a first-year legal writing class, as well as a seminar on law and film.

She received the Tompkins County Bar Association award for outstanding pro bono legal services in 1995, and the American Bar Association Journal Ross Essay Award in 1998.

Professor Bond came to John Marshall as a visiting professor in 2004 and joined the full-time faculty in 2006. She teaches Lawyering Skills I, Family Law, Images of Law in Film, and Law and Culture.

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