B.A., Tufts University; J.D., George Washington University
Alessandro Terenzoni is an attorney with the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education. Formerly, he was the first-ever Attorney-Advisor/Resource Center Coordinator for the DC Office of Administrative Hearings and created one of the first self-help centers in the nation for unrepresented litigants at the administrative level. Professor Terenzoni has also worked for the Legal Aid Society of DC, the DC Bar Pro Bono Program, and Bread for the City. He is a graduate of Tufts University and The George Washington University Law School. While at GW Law, he focused on public interest law and was awarded two Maurice and J.B. Shapiro Fellowships. Prior to law school, he was a middle school science and language arts teacher in Newark, NJ as part of Teach for America. In addition to teaching Public Interest Lawyering, Professor Terenzoni has been teaching in the Legal Research and Writing Program since 2008.