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Joiner Included Among 50 Women of Excellence

Amelia Michele Joiner, assistant professor of law at Duquesne University, has been selected as one of the New Pittsburgh Courier’s 50 Women of Excellence, which recognizes successful African-American women who have contributed in important ways to the community.

She will be among those honored at a luncheon at the Westin Convention Center Hotel on Wednesday, July 14.

Joiner, who teaches contracts and trial advocacy, is a cum laude graduate of Duquesne’s School of Law, where she served on Law Review and the Trial Moot Court Team. She is a member of the Louis L. Manderino Honor Society for Distinguished Achievement in Moot Court Competition. Previously, Joiner served as a clerk for the Honorable Joy Flowers Conti of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and was a litigation associate with Reed Smith LLP and K&L Gates LLP.

Joiner resides in Friendship.

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