Lecturer in Law
Director of Public Programming
J.D. 2004, Fordham Law School
B.A. 2001, Boston College
Telephone: 305-284-3870 | Office: G359
At Miami Law, Jessi Tamayo is the director of public programming and teaches a course in professional responsibility. Until recently, Ms. Tamayo was the associate director of the Louis Stein Center for Public Interest Law and Ethics at Fordham Law School and an adjunct professor teaching in the area of professional responsibility and public interest lawyering.
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 clinical program providing continuing legal education trainings for the legal community in South Florida.
Ms. Tamayo serves on the Subcommittee on Irregularities and Misconduct in the Admissions Process for the Law School Admissions Council and is on the Advisory Board of the Center for Ethics Education at Fordham University.
Ms. Tamayo is a native of Miami and received her B.A. from Boston College and J.D. from Fordham Law School.