Contact Admissions

JD Admissions Main Contact:
Phone: 202-274-4101, Available: Most Mon. and Fri. from 10am-1pm; and Tues. and Thur. from 2pm-5pm (ET)

Due to COVID-19, our university staff is currently working remotely for the fall 2020 semester. Although we have set times to reach us by phone (see above), we check our main email and staff emails on a constant basis. Also, if you would like to schedule a virtual appointment, please view the Calendly appointment links below for the staff available for appointments.

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 who have specific questions about 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). Assists any admitted students when their assigned counselor is not available. Contact person for pre-law groups or other groups who want to learn more about our admissions process. Organizes Admitted Student Events and the Housing Conference. 
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Assistant Director of Admissions Nicholas Lim

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. 
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Admissions Counselor Alex Richmond

Assists JD applicants with last name beginning with A-K with general admissions questions and their admission file.
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Admissions Counselor Jamie Katz

Assists JD applicants with last name beginning with L-Z with general admissions questions and their admission file.
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Admissions specialist lydia Pritchard

Coordinates Admissions social media and other marketing projects. Assists with events coordination, dual degree file upload, recruitment shipments, and other office duties.

Admissions Resources Coordinator - Vacant

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. Click the link here.