Staff Directory

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Dunphy, Wesley
Data Specialist
202-274-4453 wdunphy@wcl.american.edu Please contact by email or phone
Jenkins, Traci Mundy
Assistant Dean
202-274-4091 tjenkins@wcl.american.edu Request appointments through CareerLink
Kohler, Rachel
Assistant Director for Public Service Careers
202-274-4251 rkohler@wcl.american.edu

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Pascocello, Matthew L.
Director of Career Development and Alumni Counseling
202-274-4092 mpasco@wcl.american.edu Call/Email directly for an appointment, or request appointment through CareerLink
Radnovic, Melanija
Assistant Director of International Career Programs
202-274-4097 mradnovic@wcl.american.edu

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Simmons, Tiffany
Career Counselor and Diversity Liaison
202-274-4339 tsimmons@wcl.american.edu Appointments made through CareerLink

Stolte, Kirsten.
Career Counselor, Judicial Sector

202-274-4098 kstolte@wcl.american.edu Request appointments through CareerLink
Tintle, Christian
Senior Administrative Assistant
202-274-4090 tintle@wcl.american.edu Please contact by email or phone
Yuill, Carey Morgan
Manager of Employer Relations
202-274-4095 cyuill@wcl.american.edu Please contact by email or phone

 

              

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.

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.

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.

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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 counseling students interested in pursuing career in international law domestically and abroad, and also advising foreign LLM students and alumni on issues unique to foreign lawyers entering the job market in the United States. As an Adjunct Professor, she teaches the International Visiting Scholars Seminar and the Externship Class for LLM students at WCL. Melanija joined AUWCL in 2009 to manage the Humphrey Fellowship Program and Visiting Scholars Program. She previously worked as a judge for the Municipal family law court; as an independent attorney practiced in the areas of business, trade, contract, labor, real estate, family and property law; and cooperated with the CIEL and several other NGOs in the DC area on a number of legal research projects related to international environmental law issues, and issues of foreign investment and trade in developing countries. Melanija received her JD from University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Law, in Serbia, and LLM and two specializations from AUWCL.

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.  

 

 

Kirsten Stolte

In addition to providing general career guidance, Kirsten specializes in counseling students considering judicial clerkships and internships. Kirsten began her legal career by clerking for the Honorable Frederick J. Scullin, Jr., Chief Judge of the Northern District of New York. She then practiced litigation at Latham & Watkins, LLP, in Washington D.C., for several years, before joining the Office of International Affairs in the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice for six years. Kirsten received her JD from Cornell Law School, her MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Toronto, and her BA in English from Simon Fraser University.

 

 

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.

 

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.

 



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