Lourdes Fernandez, Esq.

St Thomas University College of Law

16401 NW 37th Ave.
Miami Gardens, FL 33054


Lourdes Fernandez, Esq.

Assistant Dean, Career Development and Adjunct Professor of Law.

I manage the Office for Career Development at St. Thomas University College of Law. My responsibilites include coordinating, planning, and overseeing all events and programs, and hiring personnel for the office. I am also responsible for compiling data, completing reports, and complying with the American Bar Association’s annual employment statistics and other reports, including reports by the National Association for Law Placement. I also serve on the Board of Advisors for St. Thomas Law, and submit quarterly reports to the Board.

My legal background includes extensive experience in legal research and writing, analyzing and drafting proposed findings of facts and conclusions of law in federal court. From 2003 through 2013, my legal practice focused primarily on land condemnation cases and social security appeals.

Admission to Practice

All Florida State Courts
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida


J.D., St. Thomas University College of Law


Fluent in English and Spanish