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W O R D   I T   W I S E L Y LLC    

ABOUT WORD IT WISELYLLC

  • Founded by Lisa De Sanctis, former George Washington University law professor, lawyer, and career advisor  
  • Providing services to clients in the Jacksonville beaches area and to those as far away as Los Angeles and Shanghai
  • Assisting professionals to develop materials for careers including academia, realty, law, business, marketing, hospitality, and engineering
  • Assisting students to gain admission to nationally recognized public and private institutions including Yale, Harvard, University of Chicago, Vanderbilt, Washington University in St. Louis, Northwestern, University of Southern California, University of Virginia, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, William and Mary, New York University, Georgia Tech, Case Western Reserve, Tulane, University of Florida, Northeastern, University of Miami, George Washington University, Purdue, University of Georgia, and Florida State University; to nationally recognized liberal arts institutions including Middlebury, Davidson, Hamilton, Washington and Lee, Colby, Colgate, Bates, College of the Holy Cross, Lafayette, and Franklin and Marshall; and to specialty schools,​ regionally recognized institutions, and regional favorites including Southern California Institute of Architecture, Rollins, Penn State, University of Vermont, and Wofford


 LISA M. DE SANCTIS – Educational and Career Background

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Law, George Washington University School of Law
  • Senior Career Advisor, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
  • Litigation Associate, Pillsbury Winthrop LLP 
  • Deputy District Attorney, Ventura County District Attorney's Office–Outstanding Prosecutor of the Year/Felony Domestic Violence
  • California Evidence Code Section 1109 (Co-wrote bill introducing) / Testified before the California Senate Committee on Criminal Procedure
  • Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, published Bridging the Gap Between the Rules of Evidence and Justice for Victims of Domestic Violence 8 Yale J.L. & Feminism 359 (1996); cited to in fn.2 of People v. Hoover, (2000) 77 Cal. App. 4th 1020; 92 Cal. Rptr. 2d 208   
  • California Bar Member, 1996­­–present / District of Columbia Bar Member, 1999–present


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1996–Outstanding Woman Law Graduate, 1996
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1993