James J. Alfini

Emeritus Fellows / Lifetime Achievement
Practicing In: Texas
Member Since: 1995
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South Texas College of Law
1303 San Jacinto Street, Room 636T
Houston, TX 77002


Dean James J. Alfini is the recipient of the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award.

JAMES J. ALFINI is President and Dean at South Texas College of Law. Prior to his arrival at STCL, Dean Alfini was Professor of Law at Northern Illinois University, where he taught constitutional law, mediation theory and practice, legal ethics, and related courses. He served as dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Law for six years and previously was a member of the law faculty at Florida State University.

Education / Training

Dean Alfini received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his J.D. from Northwestern University.

Types of Cases Mediated

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family (other)
  • Workplace