Student Services

Student Services provides support and resources for students and student organizations to maximize the quality of their experience at the Law School. Our office is committed to empowering students to develop leadership, organizational, and professional skills that will enhance their transition from the academic arena to the professional world.

As the Student Services team, we aspire:

  • To build and sustain a close-knit community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni by fostering communication and interaction among and within the law school;
  • To instill in our students leadership, community, collegiality, pride, mutual respect, responsibility, and professionalism;
  • To partner closely with the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Engagement to provide support and guidance for diverse students and to develop programming and resources that foster a diverse and inclusive Law School community;
  • To provide exceptional, professional, and proactive services to the Northwestern Law community, with compassion;
  • To educate and assist students with respect to University services, extracurricular activities, curricular choices, academic pursuits, personal concerns, and professional development;
  • To support and provide the resources to students with emotional, social, or psychological concerns;
  • To create and expand opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Have a question? Check out our FAQ!

Our FAQ has the answers to many common Law School questions and students are encouraged to take a look!  You can find it at https://www.law.northwestern.edu/student-life/student-services/faqs/

Student Services Team

Adi Altshuler, Assistant Dean and Dean of International Programs, Director, LLM Program
Marc Ellis, Exam Specialist Manager, Student Services Coordinator
Jocelyn D. Francoeur, Assistant Dean and Dean of 1L Students; Director, Academic and Professional Excellence Program (APEX)
Margaret Hackbarth, Program Assistant, International Programs
Candace Bergeron Lenard, Associate Director, Student Engagement, Community, & Wellness
Nell Novara, Associate Director of International Student Support
Ernest Perez, Director, Student Services
Angie Roberts, Financial Coordinator
Susie Spies Roth, Associate Dean and Dean of Students
Gina Song, Assistant Director of International Student Engagement
Maureen Stratton, Director, Public Service Program
Mary Wozniak, Operations Manager

Related Links

Student Resources  |  Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Engagement  |  International Programs Office  |  Academic and Curricular Advising