- J.D., Columbia Law School, 1997
- B.A., summa cum laude, University of Texas at Austin,1993
License to Practice
- New York
Specialties and Courses
- Civil justice clinic
- Deceptive trade practices
- Deposition skills
- Mortgages and Real Estate
Fajardo was the Executive Director of Shelter Legal Services in Boston, a legal aid organization dedicated to veterans and people experiencing homelessness. Prior to Shelter Legal Services, she taught in the Housing Rights Clinic at Hofstra Law School, and was a supervising attorney in health insurance litigation, immigration and elder law at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. After law school graduation she clerked for the Honorable Alfred J. Lechner, Jr., United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and was a litigation associate at Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP in New York City.
Human Rights Law Review, Articles Editor
Certificate of achievement in international law, with honors
Human Rights Fellowship in Dakar, Senegal
Stone Scholar 1996-1997
Former member of the New York Bar and Massachusetts Bar
Current member of the Texas Bar
Articles in a Periodical
- “’Owner Finance! No Banks Needed!’ Consumer Protection Analysis of Seller-Financed Home Sales: a Texas Case Study,” 20 Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law and Policy 429 (2013).
- “Immigration Law: The Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity,” in A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual, published by Columbia Human Rights Law Review (4th ed. 1996).
- ABCs of Consumer Credit Compliance, Ch. 18, 15th Annual Advanced Consumer and Commercial Law Training of the State Bar of Texas, 2019.