PIW would like to continue to introduce you to some of our instructors over the new few weeks. We are pleased to introduce to you another instructor, Janell Wolfe, Esq.:

Janell Wolfe, Esq.

Janell Wolfe obtained her J.D. degree from the Antioch School of Law in Washington, D.C. in 1987.  A member of the Virginia, District of Columbia and Supreme Court of the United States bars, Ms. Wolfe was formerly a sole practitioner with an office in Arlington, Virginia.  A significant part of her practice was all facets of criminal defense litigation from misdemeanor offenses to capital murder trials.  She was appointed as a Commissioner in Chancery for the 17th Judicial District of Virginia and served on the Board of Directors for Northern Virginia Legal Services.

Ms. Wolfe has been employed as a magistrate for Fairfax County, Virginia.  Currently she is certified as a guardian ad litem for abused and neglected children.  She also represents defendants in mental health hearings to determine if they meet the criteria for an involuntary commitment.

Ms. Wolfe was selected as a docent in 2010 for the Supreme Court of the United States.  She presents lectures in the courtroom of the Supreme Court to visitors and conducts educational tours for guests at the request of the Justices.

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