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Jennifer M. Fernandez

Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer

Jennifer Fernandez

Jennifer Fernandez is the Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer in the Civil Practice Clinic.  She teaches and supervises students as they develop core lawyering skills through direct representation of clients from underserved communities in a range of civil litigation matters in state and federal court. Continue reading…


  • Public Interest

Research Areas

  • Access to Justice


Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer of Civil Practice Clinic, Penn Law School (2018- Present)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Queens College- City University of New York, Department of Sociology (2016-2019)

Staff Attorney, Queens Legal Services (2016-2018)

Assistant Law Clerk to Hon. Lawrence H. Ecker, New York State Supreme Court, Ninth Judicial District (2015-2016)

Staff Attorney, Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem (2013-2015)

New York City Department of Education Special Education Teacher (2007-2010)


  • Civil Practice Clinic (Penn Law)
  • Sociology of Law (Queens College-City University of New York)
  • Criminal Justice (Queens College-City University of New York)
  • Sociological Theory (Queens College-City University of New York)

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