Contact Admissions

Office Location:

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Suite C201, Washington, DC 20016

summer 2023 STAFF Hours:

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm
(Please note that our team works remotely on Tuesdays and our suite is closed.)

JD Admissions Main Contact:
Phone: 202-274-4101

Follow JD Admissions on Instagram @AUWCLadmissions

A number of our team members offer virtual appointments. Please view the Calendly appointment links below. Typically, their appointment calendars shows availability within the next two weeks.

Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Akira Shiroma

Manages the JD enrollment process and leads the JD Office of Admissions team.

Director of admissions kristina murfin

Assists those who have questions about specific academic offerings, experiential learning (Clinics, Externships, Trial Advocacy, etc) and dual degree programs. For questions about the admissions process, contact the admissions counselor assigned to your last name (see below). Will assist any admitted students when their admissions counselor is not available. Contact person for pre-law groups or other groups requesting an on-campus or virtual session. Organizes Admitted Student Events and the Housing Conference. 


Schedule a virtual appointment:

P: 202-274-4103

Assistant Director of Admissions & Analytics alex richmond

Manages the admissions process for JD transfer and visiting students. Also manages the JD Transfer for Foreign Lawyers/LLM option. Contact person for international students (needing visas) who are applying/admitted to JD program. Admissions contact for the Public Interest/Public Service (PIPS) Scholarship. Please email with questions.

Schedule a virtual appointment:
P: 202-274-4104

Admissions Counselor Tirsana paudel

Assists JD prospective students/applicants with general admissions questions and their admission file.
Schedule a virtual appointment: 
P: 202-274-4106

Admissions Resources Coordinator kaitlin durkin

Assists the Committee on Admissions with decision notifications, oversees recruitment event calendar, collects required forms from incoming students, and other office duties.

Student ambassadors

Wondering what it's like to brief your first case, conduct legal research for the Department of Justice, or represent your first client? How can you balance studying for classes, working at an externship or for a law clinic and still have time for a social life? Here's an opportunity to ask a student ambassador about their experience at the Washington College of Law and their life in Washington, DC. link here.