Jan Schneider is a graduate of Yale Law School and earned a Ph.D. in political science from Yale University. Prior to that, Jan graduated summa cum laude from Brown University in three years; earned a Masters in International Relations and a Certificate from the Russian Institute of Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs; and received a Certificate in International Organizations from the University of Geneva in Switzerland.

Jan has been actively involved in law and politics from local to international levels for many years. In addition to practicing law, Jan is the author of books and articles on domestic and international environmental law, baby boomer law and politics, and other contemporary legal and political issues. She has served on the board of the American Society of International Law, the International Law Association (American Branch), the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area, the Council on Ocean Law, Protect Our Waters, Inc., the Lemon Bay Conservancy and Seniors for Pets, to name a few.

Called a “wonk” and a “wonk with heart,” Jan will serve the people of the Florida 16th Congressional District intelligence, dedication and compassion.