Staff Directory

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Dunphy, Wesley
Data Specialist
202-274-4453 Please contact by email or phone
Jenkins, Traci Mundy
Assistant Dean
202-274-4091 Request appointments through CareerLink
Yuill, Carey Morgan
Manager of Employer Relations
202-274-4095 Please contact by email or phone

Noble, Kelly E.

202-274-4251 Request appointments through CareerLink
Pascocello, Matthew L.
Director of Career Development and Alumni Counseling
202-274-4092 Call/Email directly for an appointment, or request appointment through CareerLink
Simmons, Tiffany
Career Counselor and Diversity Liaison
202-274-4339 Appointments made through CareerLink
Radnovic, Melanija
Assistant Director of International Career Programs

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Kohler, Rachel
Assistant Director for Public Service Careers

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Pacer, Arielle M.
Career Counselor
202-274-4093 Appointments made through CareerLink
Tintle, Christian
Senior Administrative Assistant
202-274-4090 Please contact by email or phone
Salgado, David
Resource Coordinator

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Wesley Dunphy

Wes Dunphy is the Data Specialist in the Office of Career and Professional Development. He is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and communicating data as it pertains to the career development of current students and the employment status of alumni. Wes received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Boston University. He previously worked as a loan processor and IT specialist at Guarantee Mortgage Company in San Rafael, California.

Traci Mundy Jenkins

Traci Mundy Jenkins is the Assistant Dean for the Office of Career & Professional Development at American University Washington College of Law. In addition to managing the staff and all education and recruitment programs sponsored by the office, she conducts private and public sector employer outreach and counsels JD and LLM students in all areas of their career development. Prior to joining the law school, Traci was the Managing Partner of a Washington, DC area legal placement and consulting company where she specialized in attorney recruitment and counseling, and offered diversity consulting services to law firms and corporate legal departments. She also served as the Director of Placement for a national attorney placement company.

Traci began her legal career at Venable, Baetjer and Howard, LLP (now Venable LLP) where she developed an employment and commercial litigation practice during her seven years with the firm. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, and she received a BA in Economics from Wellesley College. Traci is active in a number of professional and community organizations, including recent service on the Strategic Planning Committee for the Washington Area Legal Recruitment Administrators Association (WALRAA) and as a member of the Nominating Committee for the National Association for Law Placement (NALP). Her former leadership positions include serving on the NALP Board of Directors and as president and board member of WALRAA. She is a frequent speaker on legal recruiting issues.

Carey Morgan Yuill

Carey Morgan Yuill is the Manager of Employer Relations in the Office of Career & Professional Development. Carey serves as a liason to legal employers and manages school sponsored recruitment initiatives. Carey received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from American University. She has worked on both the staffing and in-house sides of recruiting.

Kelly E. Noble

Kelly E. Noble provides remote counseling via telephone or video conference to students seeking opportunities in both the Public and Private sectors. Since 2014, Kelly has served as the Assistant Director for Public Service Careers and the Judicial Clerkship Advisor. Prior to working at AUWCL, Kelly served as a public sector labor administrator and hearing officer in state government, and a state trial court judicial clerk. Kelly earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, RI in 2010, and her Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI in 2007.

Matthew L. Pascocello

Matthew L. Pascocello is the Director of Career Development and Alumni Counseling. He specializes in counseling alumni as well as directing OCPD's marketing efforts. Matthew also serves as an Adjunct Professor at both AU and WCL. He received a BA in Economics and Political Science from Boston University and his J.D. from Georgetown; he also completed coursework at the London School of Economics and the National University of Singapore. Matthew has worked as a corporate and international trade attorney in Manhattan and served as in-house legal counsel and Manager of Legal Information Systems for a Parisian-based, multinational assistance services company.

Tiffany Simmons

Tiffany Simmons is the Career Counselor and Diversity Liaison in the Office of Career & Professional Development. She assists with all aspects of career development for J.D. students through programming and individual counseling. She also specializes in diversity initiatives offered by WCL groups and external organizations. Previously, Tiffany worked as an educational advocate with a focus on assisting many at-risk youth with their educational needs. She also has a background in law school admissions and in legal recruiting. Tiffany is a graduate of Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law and she earned her B.A. in political science from Johnson C. Smith University.  

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Melanija Radnovic

Melanija Radnovic is the Assistant Director for International Career Programs in the Office of Career & Professional Development. She specializes in advising foreign LLM students and alumni on issues unique to foreign lawyers entering the job market in the United States. Through workshops and individual sessions, Melanija counsels foreign lawyers in all areas of career development, including developing strategies to secure jobs and internships in the United States during and after their Optional Practical Training (OPT). Melanija is also an Adjunct Professor and teaches the International Visiting Scholars Seminar at WCL.

Melanija joined WCL in 2009 and until 2013 was the International Programs Coordinator, and managed the Humphrey Fellowship Program and the International Visiting Scholars Program. Melanija received her JD degree from the University of Novi Sad Law School, in Serbia, and is admitted to the Serbian BAR. She is an alumna of WCL, where she obtained LL.M. degree in International Legal Studies with two specializations: International Business Law and International Environmental Law. She worked as a judge for the Municipal family law court, and as an independent attorney, she practiced in the areas of business, trade, contract, labor, real estate, family and property law. Melanija cooperated on a number of legal research projects related to international environmental law issues, and issues of foreign investment and trade in developing countries, with the CIEL and several other NGOs in the DC area. Melanija has also obtained certificates from the Intercultural Management Institute at AU in: Intercultural Leadership Competence, International Student Advising, Intercultural Training and Facilitation, as well as Mediating in a Multicultural Context. She speaks Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, basic German and is presently taking classes in Spanish.


Rachel Kohler

Rachel Kohler is the Assistant Director for Public Service Careers in the Office of Career & Professional Development. She specializes in counseling students considering careers in public service, including non-profit organizations and federal or local government. Previously, Rachel worked at the Network for Victim Recovery of DC, providing legal representation to crime victims in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, predominantly serving survivors of gender-based violence. Rachel also has a background in providing legal advice to low-income residents of DC and Maryland. Rachel is a graduate of Georgetown University Law School, and received her BA in English from Franklin & Marshall College.


Arielle M. Pacer

Arielle M. Pacer is a Career Counselor within the Office of Career & Professional Development.  She specializes in counseling J.D. students who are interested in working in small and medium sized firms, while also providing general career development guidance.

Prior to joining OCPD, Arielle worked in private sector.  She began her legal career in a small litigation firm in Alexandria, Virginia.  She also worked in a small aviation focused boutique firm in Washington, D.C.  Arielle graduated from the George Washington University Law School with honors and earned her B.A. with highest honors and highest distinction in Political Science and History from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Christian Tintle

Christian Tintle is the Senior Administrative Assistant in the Office of Career & Professional Development. He interacts with students, alumni, and employers on a daily basis, providing general information and assistance regarding office operations. He also supports the OCPD staff by helping to organize programs and managing internal and external communications. Prior to joining the law school, Christian worked as a Group Sales Associate at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Christian is a native of Prince George's County, Maryland, and earned his B.A. in Media Studies from the Catholic University of America.

Office of Career & Professional Development • American University Washington College of Law
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