Janine Brown-Smith graduated from New England School of Law (J.D., cum laude), where she was a Case and Note Editor of the Law Review and published an article concerning employment discrimination. During law school, Ms. Brown-Smith completed an internship at the Trial Division in the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. She was the recipient of a full four-year tuition Merit Scholarship, the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award, and at graduation received the Dean's Award and the Trustee Bradbury Gilbert Award for Excellence in Achievement.
While attending law school, she worked as the Chief Operating Officer of the Cotting School, a private school for children with severe physical, medical and learning challenges. Prior to working at Cotting School, she was the Comptroller for a 30 million dollar charitable non-profit organization, where she gained extensive professional experience working with state and federal agencies regarding contracts, financial and regulatory compliance, licensure and accreditation.
Ms. Brown-Smith is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the National Association of Women Lawyers.
J.D., New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
Honors: Recipient, Four-Year Full Tuition Merit Scholarship
Honors: Outstanding Law Student Award, National Association of Women Lawyers
Honors: Dean's Award
Honors: Trustee Bradbury Gilbert Award for Excellence in Achievement
Trial Division in the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney
Massachusetts Bar Association
National Association of Women Lawyers
- Cotting School, Chief Operating Officer