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American University
Washington College of Law
Office of Admissions
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
C201
Washington, DC 20016

JD Admissions Reception Desk

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9am-6pm; Friday 9am-5pm
Phone: 202-274-4101
Email: wcladmit@wcl.american.edu

Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Akira Shiroma
Manages the Office of Admissions and the admissions review process.

Associate Director of Admissions Brooke Sandoval
Assists applicants with questions about course offerings, dual degree programs, and faculty contacts. Contact person for pre-law groups. Organizes Admitted Students' Events and the Housing Conference. Contact if you have housing questions. sandoval@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4103

Assistant Director Meghan Walter
Contact person for all transfer applicants and students from other ABA law schools who wish to visit during the academic year. Also assists all applicants with questions regarding the Public Interest/Public Service Scholarship, deferral policy, and international visa issues. mwalter@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4109

Admissions Counselor Sarah Teitelbaum
Assists JD applicants with last names A-K with general admissions questions and their admission file.
sarahrt@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4104

Admissions Counselor Briana Wright
Assists JD applicants with last names L-Z with general admissions questions and their admissions file.
bwright@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4106

Senior Admissions Assistant Vanessa Anthony
Handles processing of deposit payments and general business tasks for the office.
vanthon@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4105

Admissions Law Student Staff: Upper-level law students staff the reception desk and main phone line of the Office of Admissions. They are happy to answer questions about student life, class offerings, extra-curricular opportunities and studying law in Washington, DC.

Summer 2016 Student Staff:
Edwin, fourth-year JDMA student, graduate of University of Notre Dame, from Nashua, NH
Will, third-year JDMPA student, graduate of University of South Florida, from Tampa, FL
Kris, second-year student, graduate of University of Maryland University College, from Millers Place, NY

For information on WCL accreditation, please see the current law school bulletin at p.54. Learn more on ABA accreditation of law schools.