Joni Wiredu

Joni Wiredu, Director


(202) 274-4019

Office: N100-B2

Joni Wiredu earned her JD from William & Mary Law School and a BA from Dartmouth College. As a former Senior Director at a major bar review company, Ms. Wiredu has 14 years of experience in bar preparation, has counseled hundreds of students annually on studying for the bar examination, and has worked with students on developing appropriate strategies for bar examination success. She has also lectured widely on essay writing and study skills. As the Director of Academic Excellence, Ms. Wiredu analyzes student performance in the law school curriculum, and on the bar examination, and makes recommendations to, and work with, the Committee on Academic Excellence to implement and supervise additional academic training where appropriate. Ms. Wiredu also advises students on best academic practices in law school, and provides strategic planning assistance to improve educational outcomes.

Ali Hinga Nevitt

Ali hinga nevitt, assistant Director


(202) 274-4219 

Office: N100-B1

Ali Hinga Nevitt earned her J.D. and a Public Interest Law Certificate from the University of California-Davis School of Law.  She then served as a judicial clerk for the United States District Court, Eastern District of California.  She practiced as a white-collar criminal defense attorney and then joined a national law firm where she specialized in corporate law and employment litigation.  Her achievements as a law student included winner of the Best Brief Award at the National Moot Court, Senior Editor of the Journal of International Law and Policy, and selection as the Top Oral Advocate at U.C. Davis.  She is an inductee of the Order of Barristers.  Ali has worked with community organizations that focus on poverty, healthcare access, sexual assault, and children’s rights.