Contact Admissions

JD Admissions Main Contact: wcladmit@wcl.american.edu

Due to COVID-19, our university staff are currently working remotely. 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 with questions about course offerings, dual degree programs, and faculty contacts. 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.  sandoval@wcl.american.edu
Schedule an appointment: https://calendly.com/sandoval-1

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.  nilim@wcl.american.edu
Schedule an appointment: https://calendly.com/nilim

Admissions Counselor Alex Richmond

Assists JD applicants with last name beginning with A-K with general admissions questions and their admission file. arichmon@wcl.american.edu
Schedule an appointment: https://calendly.com/arichmon

Admissions Counselor Jamie Katz

Assists JD applicants with last name beginning with L-Z with general admissions questions and their admission file. jakatz@wcl.american.edu
Schedule a virtual appointment: https://calendly.com/jakatz

Admissions Resources Coordinator Kathryne Mei Calo

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

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. lpritch@wcl.american.edu;