Faculty/Staff Directory - Cynthia N. Dunbar
Cynthia N. Dunbar
Assistant Professor of Law
J.D., Regent University School of Law
B.A., University of Missouri Kansas
Areas of Interest/Teaching
Appellate Law, Public Policy, Real Property, Intellectual
Property, Trademark, Non-Profit Law,
Foundations of Law,
First Amendment and School of Law
Cynthia Dunbar has over eighteen years of experience in private law practice with a special emphasis on appellate law. Her legal experience includes such areas as eminent domain, real property, intellectual property and trademark, nonprofit law, constitutional law, common law, foundations of law, school law and appellate and trial practice. In addition to her experiences in the general civil practice of law, Dunbar has been extensively involved in Public Policy and Governmental Relations. She served for three years as a Director of Governmental Affairs for Fort Bend County, Texas, and has vast experience testifying at legislative committee hearings. In 2006 she was elected to the Texas State Board of Education to serve a four-year term through December 31, 2010. Her district encompasses 16 counties with approximately 1.5 million constituents. This position is one of national importance as Texas often sets the national standard for public school textbooks. She was instrumental in preserving academic freedom in the biology classroom and restoring historical accuracy in social studies.
While in law school, Dunbar received three separate American Jurisprudence Awards for excellence in the subjects of Property I, III, and Trial Practice. She was a member of the Student Bar Association, Graduate Assistant to the Dean, and founding editor of the Law Review of Regent University School of Law. She has continued her research and studies in both Constitutional and common law issues and was admitted to do post-graduate studies on Constitutionalism through the Robertson School of Government at Hertford College, Oxford University summer of 2007.
Dunbar is a frequent lecturer on the framework for Civil Jurisdiction, the impact of America’s charter documents and the underlying worldview philosophies of these documents. In 2008, Dunbar released her book, One Nation Under God. She was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1990 and the Texas Bar in 2004 and licensed to practice before the federal court of the Southern District of Texas.
Dunbar serves on the Board of Directors of Faith 2 Action, the Source for Women, Youth Can Lead and Amigos de Dios; she is of Native-American descent, and is frequently seen on Fox and Friends.