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Jessi Tamayo

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Jessi Tamayo

Jessi Tamayo
Lecturer in Law and Director Miami STREET Law Program
J.D. 2004, Fordham Law School
B.A. 2001, Boston College

Telephone: 305-284-3870   |   Office: G359
E-mail: jtamayo@law.miami.edu


At Miami Law, Jessi Tamayo is a Lecturer in Law teaching courses in Professional Responsibility, the Director of the STREET Law Program and assists in the planning of scholarly colloquia, symposia and conferences.

Prior to joining the University of Miami School of Law, Ms. Tamayo was the Associate Director of the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics and taught courses in Professional Responsibility at Fordham Law School in New York City. While at Fordham Law School, Ms. Tamayo administered colloquia, symposia, workshops and academic events in the area of legal ethics and public interest law for the Fordham University and New York City legal communities. In addition, Ms. Tamayo developed and presented continuing legal education ethics trainings to legal services organizations.

Prior to joining Fordham Law School, Ms. Tamayo was the assistant director of the Center for Ethics & Public Service at the University of Miami School of Law. There, Ms. Tamayo taught a legal ethics program providing continuing legal education trainings for the legal community in South Florida.

Ms. Tamayo is a native of Miami and received her B.A. from Boston College and J.D. from Fordham Law School.