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Cynthia C.
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Cynthia Chandler

Lawyer at BALI │ Bay Area Legal Incubator

Oakland, California

About Cynthia

As Director of BALI | Bay Area Legal Incubator, Cynthia Chandler’s work is 90% fairy godmother and 10% fixer – she makes attorneys’ dreams come true while keeping them out of trouble and promoting social justice. BALI is an Oakland, California-based, social-mission, legal incubator launched by th... Read more

Practice Areas

Non-Profit and Social Enterprise





Contact Information

BALI │ Bay Area Legal Incubator
125 12th St. Suite 100
Oakland, California, 94607

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Professional Experience

BALI - Bay Area Legal Incubaor

Director 2015 - Present

Law Office of Cynthia Chandler

Principal 2012 - Present

Golden Gate University School of Law

Adjunct Professor 2011 - Present

Golden Gate University School of Law

Interim Associate Dean of Law Career Development 2015 - 2015

Golden Gate University School of Law

Director of Public Interest Programs 2014 - 2015

Golden Gate University School of Law

Public Interest Career Counsellor 2013 - 2014

Justice Now

Co-Founder and Executive Director 2006 - 2012

Northeastern University School of Law

Gevelber Distinguished Lecturer on Public Interest Law 2011 - 2011

Justice Now

Co-Founder and Co-Director 2000 - 2006

Women's Positive Legal Action Network

Founder and Executive Director 1995 - 2000


Harvard University Law School

JDGraduated in 1995

University of Cambridge

MPhil in CriminologyGraduated in 1992

University of California, Berkeley

BA in RhetoricGraduated in 1990