Kyndra Rotunda, Lawyer and Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Chapman University
Author: Honor Bound: Inside The Guantanamo Trials
(Carolina Academic Press, Spring 2008).
KYNDRA ROTUNDA, is the author of forthcoming Honor Bound: Inside The Guantanamo Trials, which will be released in June 2008 by Carolina Academic Press and is available on Amazon. Beginning in the Fall, 2008, Rotunda will join Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California, as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law.
Professor Rotunda formerly directed the Clinic for Legal Assistance to Service members at George Mason School of Law. She and her students successfully represented military families in various legal disputes, including Physical Evaluation Boards and Traumatic Service Group Life Insurance Appeals - recovering over a hundred thousand dollars for wounded troops.
Professor Rotunda is regarded as a leading expert in military disability law, and recently recorded training DVDs for the National Veteran's Legal Services Program (NVLSP), along with authoring a coordinating outline. She is also a co-author on the NVLSP's forthcoming book regarding military administrative/disability proceedings, to be published by Lexis Nexis.
Rotunda began her career in the US Army JAG Corps, and she remains in the Army Reserves. Rotunda has served in several missions related to the Global War on Terror. She served in Guantanamo Bay; was the legal advisor to a team of investigators pursuing leads in the war on terror; served as a prosecutor at the Office of Military Commissions; and represented wounded troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Professor Rotunda is an avid writer and soldier advocate. She has written op-eds for the Christian Science Monitor Denying Self-Defense to GIs in Iraq (March 2, 2007) and the Wall Street Journal entitled Hollywood Interrogates Al Qaeda (April 18, 2007).