Howard University

Cynthia R. Mabry-King-Professional Contributions

Professional Contributions and Awards


Fulbright Specialist, Council for International Exchange of Scholars (approved for 2012-2017)

Law School Admission Council, Board of Trustees (2008-11, 2013 to present)
    Chair, Diversity Committee (2013 to present)

Superior Court of the District of Columbia
    Domestic Relations Subcommittee (2013 to present)
    GAL Standards Committee (2013 to present)

DC Volunteer Lawyer’s Project, Volunteer Guardian ad Litem (2011 to present)

Volunteer Family Mediator, Superior Court of the District of Columbia (2002 to present)

District of Columbia Bar Association
    Arbitrator, Attorney-Client Arbitration Board (1990-1995, 2000-2009)
    Pro-se-Plus Divorce Clinic Volunteer (2006, 2010)

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, Honorary Member (2007 to present)
    Taskforce on the Future of Adoption

American Bar Association (since 1982)
    Co-Vice Chair, Diversity Committee, Section of Family Law (2010-2011)
    Member, Sections of: Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Family Law

Association of American Law Schools
    Former Secretary/Treasurer, Children and the Law Section
    Executive Committee, Children and the Law Section (current)
    Executive Committee for the Family Law Section (current)
    Executive Committee for the Civil Procedure Section (1998-2000)
    Mentoring Program (1997-1998)

International Society of Family Law, Member (2004 to present)

Citizens’ Review Board for Children (Prince George’s County, Maryland) (2006-2009)

Board of Directors, Frederick B. Abramson Memorial Foundation (2006-2009)

Editorial Board, FAMILY COURT REVIEW (2004 -2008)

Mountain State Bar Association, Inc. (1993-2002)

Editorial Board, Washington Lawyer Magazine (1987-1990)


2013 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of The District of Columbia (performing more than 50 hours of pro bono work)

Warren Rosmarin Professor of Law Award of Excellence in Teaching and Service (May 8, 2010)

Distinguished Faculty Author for Scholarly Work Published
     Howard University (2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010)

Award in Appreciation for Hard Work, Support and Dedication, Washington & Lee University School of     Law’s Race and Ethnic Ancestry Law Journal Editorial Staff 1998 - 1999

Cheikh Anta Diop Award (for scholarship and research)
    West Virginia University Center for Black Culture and Research 1998

Mountain State Bar Association’s Special Recognition Award 1998

WVU Black Students Association’s Award for Outstanding Dedication and Efforts 1998

Black Law Students Association’s Attorney of the Year Award 1996

National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education Award 1991

National Bar Association President’s Compass Award 1990

National Organization of Victim Assistance’s Certificate of Achievement 1988

HOWARD LAW JOURNAL Award of Merit 1983

updated: August 18, 2014