Janet P. Judge is the President of Sports Law Associates LLC. In addition to general counsel representation, she conducts departmental feasibility studies, NCAA compliance audits and investigations, pay discrimination and Title IX audits, hazing avoidance, student-athlete misconduct investigations, and drafts policies and procedures. In addition to her law practice, Janet serves freqently as an invited speaker at colleges and universities, as well as national (National Collegiate Athletic Association, Women's Basketball Coaches Association, American Hockey Coaches Association) and regional conference events. She is the coauthor of the newly released NCAA Manual on Title IX and, with Dr. Christine Grant, coauthor of the NCAA News column "Gender Equity Q & As." She is on the editorial board of College Athletics and the Law. Janet has published a number of articles on collegiate compliance, including "Recent Developments in Sports Law" in Tort & Insurance Law Journal; "Pay Equity" and "Gender Equity in the 1990's: An Athletic Administrator's Survival Guide to Title IX and Gender Equity Compliance," in Seton Hall Journal of Sports Law (reprinted in A Practical Guide to Title IX in Athletics Law, Principles, & Practices, National Association of College and University Attorneys, 2001).
Janet is included in the Best Lawyers in America in the area of sports law and was recently invited to address the Knight Commission in Washington, D.C. on the issue of gender equity in athletics. She is actively involved in the community through her work as a volunteer youth soccer and basketball coach, co-chair of the American Youth Soccer Organization's Region 1271, and a Rebound Program mentor for teenagers who have been convicted of drug related crimes. Janet is a graduate of Harvard/Radcliffe College, where she majored in government and played varsity soccer, captaining the team to three national tournament appearances.