Angelique Ortega Fridman
Angelique Ortega Fridman, J.D., is Associate Dean of Students and Assistant Professor of Legal Skills and Values in the College of Law at Florida International University.
Angelique Ortega Fridman graduated first in her class from the University of Florida, where she was co-valedictorian, named to Phi Beta Kappa, and recognized as the Peat Marwick Outstanding Scholar. She graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, and served as a member of the Harvard Human Rights Journal. After law school, Professor Ortega Fridman clerked for the Honorable Stanley Marcus on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and served for four and a half years as an Assistant County Attorney in the Dade County Attorney's Office, where she handled general commercial contract and construction litigation, and drafted and reviewed commercial contracts, county commission resolutions, and ordinances. In 2001-2002, Professor Ortega Fridman was an adjunct legal writing instructor at the St. Thomas University School of Law, and from 2006-2007, a Professor of Legal Rhetoric at American University's Washington College of Law. In 2005, the students at the FIU College of Law awarded her The Pioneer Award in recognition of her commitment and service to the FIU College of Law.
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