Counseling & Support Services

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has developed a team approach to assisting students through their law school careers. Student Services Advisers work together with other TJSL staff and departments to provide services and programming to enhance your law school experience. Team members are available to work with students in a variety of ways and some members may have a special emphasis in particular advising areas. The team consists of the following members and advising areas:

 

Lisa Ferreira, Director of Student Services: Curriculum planning, academic counselor, visiting student, general advice, scheduling, life coaching, disability, international students, student organizations and study abroad.

 

Angela Bayne, Assistant Director of Student Services: Curriculum planning, disability services and general advice.

 

Leah Christensen, Assistant Dean of Academic Success and Bar Preparation:  Learning strategies for development of important study, research and self-assessment skills.

 

Karen Harkins, Director of Academic Success:  Learning strategies for development of important study, research and self-assessment skills.

 

Professor Judybeth Tropp, Director of Clinical Externship & Pro Bono Programs: Externship planning, pro bono and public interest opportunities.

 

Each member of the team is available for appointments throughout the day, as well as later in the evening for part-time students.

 

To schedule an appointment, please feel free to contact a team member individually.

 

The team is here to work with you, listen to your comments and concerns, and help make your law school experience all that you want it to be. Each member of the team is available to assist you.