Alessandro Terenzoni

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

Alessandro Terenzoni is the Deputy Director of the Office for Civil Rights within the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs. Most recently, he was a supervisory attorney with the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education. Formerly, he created and managed one of the first self-help centers in the nation for unrepresented litigants at the administrative level for the DC Office of Administrative Hearings. Mr. Terenzoni has significant ties to the DC legal services community, having worked at the Legal Aid Society of DC, the DC Bar Pro Bono Program, and Bread for the City. Prior to law school, he was a middle school science and language arts teacher in Newark, NJ as part of Teach for America. Mr. Terenzoni has been teaching in the Legal Research and Writing Program since 2008 and has also taught Public Interest Lawyering.

BA, Tufts University; JD, The George Washington University Law School