Janet Ann Fiorentino, JD
Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A. Communications, Pepperdine University; J.D. San Joaquin College of Law.
Professor Fiorentino has been a member of the California State Bar Association since 1997, the same year she graduated from San Joaquin College of Law. She has free-lanced as both a paralegal and attorney, drafting briefs on a wide range of civil issues. Professor Fiorentino is currently a member of the Legal Writing Institute and is helping UDC develop a Writing Hub for students who are currently struggling with the writing process. She remains an active member of the California Bar and the American Bar Association. She has served as a judge multiple times for the National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare & Adoption Law.
While in law school, Professor Fiorentino worked as a Small Claims Advisor and a Family Law Mediator. She also substitute taught high school students and tutored students K-12 in writing skills and reading comprehension.
Professor Fiorentino teaches Lawyering Process I and II and Moot Court for the Legal Writing Program. She also teaches for the Legal Assistant Program at UDC-CC and the Paralegal Studies Program at NVCC-Alexandria. She previously was an Assistant Professor for the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University.
Janet currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia. When she is not busy with her classes, she enjoys writing, traveling and visiting DC’s various museums with her boyfriend. Her first two novels for young adults are available through Kindle Direct Publishing.