Jennifer Dominguez

Senior Lecturing Fellow


Ms. Dominguez is an Assistant Federal Public Defender in Raleigh, NC. She recently joined the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of North Carolina after having served as a Fellow to Dean David Levi at Duke Law.

Ms. Dominguez received her juris doctor in 2002 from the University of North Carolina School of Law where she was the Executive Articles Editor for the North Carolina Law Review and a member of the mock trial team. She is a 1994 graduate of Duke University.

Following law school, Ms. Dominguez clerked for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Karen Nelson Moore in Cleveland, OH. She then was accepted into the Attorney General's Honors Program at the U.S. Department of Justice. At DOJ, she was a prosecutor in the criminal section of the Civil Rights Division, a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, and a lawyer in the Office of Policy and Legislation, Criminal Division.