2019 National Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs

Jordana Alter Confino

Biography

Jordana Alter Confino is the Director of Professionalism and Special Projects at Fordham Law School, where she oversees programs designed to promote student wellness, professionalism, and community building, and co-teaches a course on leadership for upper-year Peer Mentors.  She is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, where she co-teaches the Federal Appellate Court Externship.

Jordana serves as a member of the Law School Assistance Committee of the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs, as well as the Mindfulness & Well-Being in Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association and the Yale Law School Executive Committee.  She recently authored the Journal of Legal Education article, “Where Are We on the Path to Law Student Well-Being?: Report on the ABA CoLAP Law Student Assistance Committee Law School Wellness Survey,” and she is a recurring contributor to the Law Practice Today Attorney Well-Being Issue.

Jordana received a J.D. in 2015 from Yale Law School and a B.A. in Psychology in 2012 from Yale University.  Most recently, Jordana earned a Certification in Applied Positive Psychology from the New York Open Center in 2018.