Associate Dean for AdministrationJohn and Frances Angelos Law Center
J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law
B.S., Dickinson College
Vicki Schultz joined the University of Baltimore School of Law in November 2012 as the associate dean for administration. In that role, Dean Schultz oversees all aspects of the law school’s operations, including communications, admissions, career development, budget and staffing, the law library and alumni relations. She also works with faculty, staff and community partners on strategic planning and initiatives and currently serves on UBalt’s Middle States Accreditation Steering Committee.
Before coming to UBalt, Schultz was a deputy assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice during the Obama administration. She oversaw fair housing and fair lending enforcement, as well as the division’s human rights work. Before that, Schultz served as senior adviser to then-Maryland DLLR Secretary Thomas E. Perez to help craft the state’s foreclosure reforms and response to the mortgage crisis. She also worked on other consumer-protection issues and key labor initiatives at DLLR.
Schultz worked in the community development field before joining state service, first directing a statewide project providing legal services to nonprofits and then administering HUD and other government funds for Baltimore County to strengthen and build communities.
A UBalt School of Law graduate, Schultz began her legal career as a litigator and an advocate at the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau Inc., where she handled housing and consumer cases, as well as domestic and custody cases in Baltimore for low-income clients. She is currently a commissioner on the Maryland Access to Justice Commission and also serves on the boards of the Public Justice Center and the New Song Community Learning Center.