Cynthia Mendoza

Rutgers Law School

REED SMITH LLP, in memory of Deborah Broyles



As the child of an incarcerated parent and member of a community affected by peer policing, Cynthia Mendoza’s passion is to pursue a career in policy reform and advocacy. She hopes to work with a non-profit dedicated to sentencing reform and reentry initiatives. Cynthia is committed to building a more humane, accessible, and rehabilitative legal system for all. She is a 1L and first-generation law student at Rutgers Law School.

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