Janine Saxe

Janine Saxe (no photo)


Forensic and Legal Psychology

The Honorable Janine M. Saxe retired from the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court in February 2021 after 13 years of judicial service. She served as Chief Judge of the Court from 2014 to 2016. Prior to joining the bench, Judge Saxe practiced law in Fairfax for 24 years. Her areas of practice included family and juvenile law, as well as civil and criminal litigation. Judge During her judicial tenure, Judge Saxe chaired the Operations and Case Management Committee of the Virginia Supreme Court’s Pandemic Flu Commission and was appointed by Chief Justice Kinser to serve on the Weighted Caseload Study Advisory Committee.

Academic Credentials

B.A., Carnegie Mellon University

M.A., University of Louisville

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

Teaching Areas

Juvenile Justice


Email: janine.saxe@marymount.edu