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Jordana Confino

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Adjunct Professor of Law
 

Director of Professionalism and Special Projects
Telephone: 646-346-5108
Email: jconfino@fordham.edu
Office: 8-118
 
Jordana Alter Confino joined Fordham Law School in summer 2019 as the Director of Professionalism and Special Projects in the Office of Academic Affairs.  In that role, Jordana is responsible for overseeing the 1L house system and developing additional programs to promote student wellness, professionalism, and holistic learning. Jordana also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law, co-teaching Peer Mentoring & Leadership and Positive Lawyering.

Prior to joining Fordham, Jordana served as the Assistant Director of Academic Counseling, Acting Clerkship Advisor, and a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School. Jordana previously clerked for the Honorable Robert D. Sack on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and for the Honorable Paul A. Engelmayer on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Jordana is an Executive Committee Member of the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education. She is also a founding member of the NYC Area Law Schools Wellness Consortium, and an active member of the Law School Assistance Committee of the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and the New York City Bar Association’s Mindfulness & Well-Being in Law Committee. Jordana earned a Certification in Applied Positive Psychology from the New York Open Center in 2018


Courses

  • Peer Mentoring and Leadership
  • Positive Lawyering

Publications

  • Jordana A. Confino, Where Are We on the Path to Law Student Well-Being?: Report on the ABA CoLAP Law Student Assistance Committee Law School Wellness Survey, 68 J. Legal Educ. 650 (Spring 2019).

Education

  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • Yale University, BA