Contact Admissions

JD Admissions Reception Desk

Phone: 202-274-4101
Email: wcladmit@wcl.american.edu

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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. Organizes Admitted Students' Events and the Housing Conference. Contact if you have housing questions. Interim contact person for questions regarding the Public Interest/Public Service Scholarship.
sandoval@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4103

Admissions Counselor Sarah Teitelbaum

Assists JD applicants with last names starting with A-K with general admissions questions and their admission file. Interim contact person for all transfer applicants and students from other ABA law schools who wish to visit during the academic year. sarahrt@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4104

Admissions Counselor Kari Sickles

Assists JD applicants with last names starting L-Z with general admissions questions and their admissions file.
ksickles@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4106

Senior Admissions Assistant Vanessa Anthony

Handles processing of deposit payments and general business tasks for the office. vanthon@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4105

Admissions Resources Coordinator Kelsey Sternberg

Handles recruitment event registration and admissions database and other technology processes for the office.kelseys@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4108

Admissions Law Student Staff: Upper-level law students staff the reception desk and main phone line of the Office of Admissions. They are happy to answer questions about student life, class offerings, extra-curricular opportunities and studying law in Washington, DC.

Fall 2017 Student Staff/Tour Guides:

Samantha, third-year JDMA student, graduate of Carthage College, from Kenosha, WI
Kris, third-year student, graduate of University of Maryland University College, from Millers Place, NY
Stephanie, second-year JDMA student, graduate of University of Central Arkansas, from Jacksonville, AR
Annica, third-year student, graduate of University of Washington, from Arlington, WA
Jacqueline, third-year student, graduate of Bay Path College, from Hamden, CT
Monifa, third-year student, graduate of University of Florida, from Cooper City, FL
Larissa, third-year student, graduate of Texas A&M University, from Dallas, TX