Joanne Dekker

Joanne Dekker, J.D.
1950 Old Gallows Rd., Suite 750
Vienna , VA 22182

Joanne Dekker provides risk management services, including contract reviews and training, as a consultant with ConstructionRisk, LLC.

Her background includes a focus on government contract and construction contract litigation, representing clients in state and federal courts as well as the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. Joanne’s practice also extends to employment law issues. She has represented both management and employees in state and federal forums and has practiced extensively representing federal employees before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  She is admitted to practice in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in American History from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., from which she graduated cum laude.  While in college, she interned with the U.S. Department of State in the Office of the Historian, played Varsity Basketball and was co-captain of her Varsity Volleyball team. Joanne also received her law degree from the Catholic University Columbus School of Law.

Joanne is the author of two books, Employee’s Guide to Discrimination and Termination and Planning for Pets: Trusts, Leash Laws and More, both published by Real Life Legal, Inc.