Dean of Students Staff
Dean of Students
Dean Belk oversees the function of the Dean of Students Office and works with students individually on a wide range of issues from personal concerns to academic status. He also counsels the Student Bar Association, helps to create new programming and outreach, and collaborates with other offices in the law school and across the university on academic and extracurricular ideas. Dean Belk is an advisor for Cardozo Inn. To make an appointment with him, please email [email protected].
Assistant Dean of Students
Dean Tiberio provides support to students through academic and personal counseling. Students can contact him about leaves of absence, Academic Scholarship Committee petitions, bar character and fitness questions - including supplemental disclosures - as well as any general questions they might have. Dean Tiberio is an advisor for both Brandeis and Jay Inns. To make an appointment with him, please email [email protected].
Director of Disability Services and Senior Academic Advisor
Andra Roy Chernack works with the University’s Disability Support Services Office to implement academic accommodations for law students registered with the University for support. Additionally, her portfolio includes working with joint degree students and transfer students. She has been a proud advisor to the O’Connor Inn of Court since its inception. To schedule a meeting, please email [email protected].
Director of Graduate Student Services
Stephanie Allgaier is primarily responsible for LLM, MSL, and SJD students. She also advises JD students in both the Jackson and Jay Inns of Court. Stephanie particularly enjoys untangling bureaucratic issues both within the Law School and at the main University and may be reached at [email protected].
Associate Director for Student Academic Development
Dr. Andrew D. Realon leads the Academic Excellence program, advises students with their bar applications, and administers GW Law's annual Academic Awards ceremony. He is the DOS representative to the Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court. Students can schedule an appointment with Andrew on calendly or contact him at [email protected]
Director of Student Academic Services
Dan Prestwich oversees the law school’s tutor matching program (which includes both one-on-one and group sessions), schedules make-up exams and accommodated exams, and answers general questions about the law school. You may schedule an appointment with Dan by emailing him at [email protected].
Victoria Karker manages the reception area in the Dean of Students Office and answers general advising questions. You can reach her via email at [email protected].