How to Navigate Law School  

Whether you're a 1L, 2L, 3L, or LLM, consult these year-by-year roadmaps to be sure that you're heading in the right direction.

 

 

Who Can Help with Questions about...

Academic Advising
Michelle Kirkland

Assistant Dean Michelle Kirkland and her team in Academic Services and Registration can help you with registration and course assignments, the course evaluation process, transcripts, records maintenance, and more. 

Contact law.acadservices@nyu.edu.

Academic Integrity and Curriculum
Radny Hertz

Vice Dean for Curriculum Randy Hertz oversees the implementation of degree requirements and course scheduling and can help you with concerns related to academic integrity or curriculum.

Contact randy.hertz@nyu.edu.

Academic and Student Support
Lindsay Kendrick

Dean of Students and Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Lindsay Kendrick and her Student Affairs team offer academic support (including advisement, tutoring, leave of absence requests, etc.), counseling, and counseling referrals. 

Contact law.studentaffairs@nyu.edu.

Bar Exam
Michelle Kirkland

Assistant Dean Michelle Kirkland and her team in Academic Services and Registration can help you with all bar exam-related questions.

Contact law.acadservices@nyu.edu.
 

Career and Employment (Private Sector)
Irene Dorzback

Associate Dean Irene Dorzback and her team can help you with questions that arise with employer interviews or summer positions, Early Interview Week, etc. 

Contact law.careers@nyu.edu.

Clerkships
Michelle Cherande

Assistant Dean of Clerkships Michelle Cherande and her team in the Judicial Clerkship Office can help you with issues related to clerkship applications and interviews. 

Contact Michelle.Cherande@nyu.edu.

Clinics or Externships
Radny Hertz

Vice Dean Randy Hertz oversees clinical and externship offerings and can help with concerns related to clinical courses or externships.

Contact Randy.Hertz@nyu.edu.

Disability Accommodations

The Moses Center for Students with Disabilities works with students to determine appropriate and reasonable accommodations that support equal access to education. The Moses Center can help with classroom, housing, facilities, or other related support or accommodations.

Contact Robyn Weiss at rew8@nyu.edu.

Diversity and Inclusion
Lindsay Kendrick

Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Dean of Students Lindsay Kendrick supports and promotes community diversity, inclusiveness, and belonging across a range of areas, including student life.

Contact Lindsay.Kendrick@nyu.edu.

Graduate Affairs
Barbara Landress

Director Barbara Landress and her team in Graduate Affairs help LLM students with adjustment to a US law school, academic policies and procedures, course selection, bar exam eligibility, and personal and academic difficulty.

Contact law.graduateaffairs@nyu.edu.

Graduate Tax Program
Steven Dean

Faculty Director Steven Dean and his team in the Graduate Tax Program can help answer graduate-tax related questions. 

Contact law.taxprogram@nyu.edu.

Housing
Nancy Chau Portrait

Director for Residence Services Nancy Mah-Chau and her team help students with housing-related issues, such as concerns about roommates or neighbors, use of common areas, religious or other accommodations, etc.

Contact law.reslife@nyu.edu.

Lawyering Program

Director Andy Williams can help with issues related to instruction or instructors in the Lawyering Program.

Contact williamsa@mercury.law.nyu.edu.

Public Service
Lisa Hoyes

Assistant Dean Lisa Hoyes and her team at the Public Interest Law Center can help with personal or financial implications regarding public service as well was public sector employment and interviewing. 

Contact pilc.info@nyu.edu.