Contact the Office of Academic Affairs
The Office of Academic Affairs is located on the 7th floor of the law school, in the Dean's Suite.
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Assistant Dean, Writing & Advocacy
Please contact Dean Diamond with questions regarding advocacy teams, publications, introduction to advocacy, writing support, and academic advising.
Laurie Beth Harow
Assistant Dean, Enrollment and Academic Planning
Please contact Dean Harow with questions regarding scheduling and registration, exam administration, and course evaluations.
Assistant Dean, Students
Please contact Dean Manrique with questions regarding transitioning to law school, finding your place in our community, academic policies and the Honor Code, student organization and leadership opportunities, and challenges or issues getting in the way of your success at UBalt Law.
Keri S. Hickey
Director, Law Student Support
Please contact Ms. Hickey with questions regarding academic advising, student accommodations, study tips, personal and family emergencies, and coaching.
Mark A. Bell
Director, Diversity Initiatives and Recruitment
Please contact Mr. Bell with questions about addressing diversity, equity and inclusion matters; finding your place in the law school community, the LL.M. Law of the United States program, and challenges and issues impeding your success in law school.
Professor and Director, Bar Success
Please contact Professor Kempler with questions regarding preparing for the bar exam, character and fitness requirements, bar course information, and the Essential Skills for the Bar course (LAW790).
Professor and Director, Academic Success
Please contact Professor Baffy with questions about preparing for and participating in your classes, reviewing and outlining for exams, studying for and taking exams, study skills, writing skills, and academic challenges you are facing in and out of the classroom.
Katie B. Rolfes
Program Administrative Specialist
Please contact Ms. Rolfes with questions regarding bar and employment certifications, student writing competitions, letters of academic standing, student contracts, and locker rentals.