Faculty:

Linda Mercurio, Executive Director, Instructor & Attorney Coach is the founder of Transformative Impact, a leadership coaching and consulting practice. She has served on the faculty at Seton Hall Law School, Ramapo College of New Jersey and William Paterson University. In 2000, Linda was the Democratic Candidate for the United States Congress in New Jersey's 5th Congressional District. She is a 1990 graduate of Brooklyn Law School and began her career as a tax lawyer with Coopers & Lybrand, LLC in New York.

Billie Jo Kaufman, Associate Dean for Library and Information Resources Professor of Law. Prior to joining the faculty of WCL in 2003, Billie Jo was director of the Law Library & Technology Center and Associate Professor of Law at Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fl., where she held several positions within the law library system from 1987 until 2003. She also teaches and specializes in advanced legal research; cyberlaw; criminal procedure; legal research and writing and law librarianship. She is a member of the ABA, the AALL, AALS, Southeast Association of Law Libraries, the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C., Computer Assisted Legal Instruction, and Consortium of Southeast Law Libraries.

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 educational 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 current service on the NALP Board of Directors and former positions as president and board member of the Washington Area Legal Recruitment Administrators Association. She is a frequent speaker on legal recruiting issues.

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.

Mike Poveromo is a 2005 graduate of Brooklyn Law School. After graduation he worked in the Compliance Department at Merrill Lynch and then moved on to Thomson Reuters. At Thomson Reuters Mike was a Research Specialist where he assisted end-users on the intricacies of Westlaw. He then worked in Account Management, managing mid-size corporate counsel offices throughout the Northeast. He came to Bloomberg BNA in 2012 as a Relationship Manager for law schools primarily in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Lori Sorenson is an Account Executive at LexisNexis in Washington, DC and is currently responsible for all students, faculty and staff at Georgetown University Law Center, American University Washington College of Law, and Howard University School of Law. She graduated with a JD from Northwestern Law School in 2011 and a BA in Business Finance from Brigham Young University in 2006.

Kyla Stone is the Westlaw Academic Account Manager for Washington, DC. Kyla is from North Carolina and graduated from East Carolina University with two degrees, B.F.A in Dance Education, K-12 and B.S. Communication, Public Relations. She graduated from North Carolina Central University School of Law and was a Westlaw Student Representative. For the past 2 years, Kyla has been an Academic Account Manager based in Jacksonville, FL and has covered many schools and many states .In her free time, Kyla likes to teach dance and scuba dive. Kyla looks forward to working with you all at American University Washington College of Law.

Dan M. Mills is the assistant director of The Practice Management Advisory Service (PMAS), a free and confidential service of the D.C. Bar that provides practice management information and resources to D.C. Bar members. Mr. Mills has extensive experience practicing as a solo and managing a small firm practice. Mr. Mills assists D.C. Bar members in all aspects of practice management, including financial management, client relations and communication, business planning, office technology, and office systems and procedures such as calendar and docketing systems. By improving management practices, the PMAS seeks to improve the practice of law and the delivery of legal services to the community. The PMAS is overseen by the Practice Management Service Committee, a standing committee of the District of Columbia Bar.