Janet is a recent graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she received her J.D. summa cum laude in May 2018. Janet clerked for the Honorable Debra M. Brown, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Mississippi, in 2019.
Prior to her clerkship, she was an Associate at Venable LLP, where she conducted research for a brief filed in Maryland’s highest court concerning causation in asbestos exposure cases and Maryland tort principles distinguishing valid inferences from impermissible speculation. She also conducted research and drafted memoranda for pro bono litigation matters, including a commercial landlord-tenant dispute and a petition for Special Juvenile Immigrant Status. Janet was previously a summer associate at Venable, where she performed research in support of a United States Supreme Court petition for certiorari (order by which a higher court reviews a decision of a lower court) regarding sanctions for willful discovery abuse.
During law school, Janet drafted a brief in the Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic on behalf of an appellant in the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims which resulted in a remand of all seven issues raised. She interned in 2016 and 2017 for the Office of the Attorney General of Maryland and was a judicial intern to the Honorable Paul W. Grimm, U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland, from May 2016 to November 2016. Prior to attending law school, Janet interned for the Serious Crimes Unit in the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office in Rockville, Maryland.
Honorable Debra M. Brown, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, 2019
LAW SCHOOL: University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2018
University of Baltimore Law Review – Associate Comments Editor
National Moot Court Team
UNDERGRADUATE: University of Maryland, B.A., Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2007
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society