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. 



Contributions to Books

The Legal Writing Classroom in the World: Teaching Skills in a Social Context, Vulnerable Populations and Transformative Law Teaching: A Critical Reader (2011)

Forthcoming and Prepublication Versions


Law and Its Other(s): Beyond the Law/Outlaw Binary in American Film, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference (2014)
Race & Law in American Film, Distinguished Speaker Series (2012)
Speaker, The John Marshall Law School's Family & Children's Law Society Meeting (2012)
Race-ing' the Presidential Sign: Obama and the Hitler Slur, John Marshall Faculty Works-in-Progress Series (2012)