Cynthia Kramer

Professor, Legal Studies


Areas of Expertise:

  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Family Law
  • BusiBusiness law


  • LL.M. in Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2005
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Tulsa College of Law, 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, Oklahoma State University, 1976

Professional Achievements:

  • Tenured Professor, William Woods University, 1997 to present
  • Mock Trial Team Coach, Prelaw Advisor, Phi Alpha Delta International
  • Legal fraternity Prelaw chapter advisor, William Woods University
  • NO WWU NORML chapter advisor
  • Licensed to Practice Law, Missouri, Ohio and Oklahoma,
  • Practicing attorney, 1983-present
  • Associate Professor of Law, Adjunct, Capital University Law School,1994-1997
  • Hearing Officer, Ohio Department of Health, 1991-1997
  • Chief Legal Counsel, Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, 1985-1988


  • Licensed to practice law in Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma and in Federal Courts
  • Dispute Resolution and Legal Assistant Committee, Missouri Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor, PAD International 1998-1999
  • Board of Directors, CARDV


  • Author, Prelaw Advisors Handbook, Phi Alpha Delta International


  • Dispute Resolution Theory and Practice as a Component of Civic Responsiblity in Liberal Arts Curriculum
  • Women in Traditional Native American Conflict Resolution: Implications for Feminist Legal Theory

Media Experience:

  • Spokesperson on all law-related issues: Ohio Bureau of Employment Services
  • Radio and TV talk-shows in Columbus, Ohio