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Office Email: lawadmissions@richmond.edu  
Office Phone: 804-289-8189
Office Fax: 804-287-8516
Address: 203 Richmond Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173

mheckMichelle Heck, Associate Dean of Admissions
Contact: mheck@richmond.edu | 804-289-8191

Michelle Heck is the Associate Dean  of admissions at the University of Richmond School of Law. Prior to joining Richmond Law in 2019, she spent 13 years as the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the University of Missouri School of Law, where she worked in admission, financial aid, and student services. She earned her BS in marketing from Union University and her MA in educational leadership and policy analysis at the University of Missouri. During her time in law school admissions, she has served as Vice President and President of the Midwest Alliance for Law School Admissions (MALSA) and on the Planning Committees for the Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors (MAPLA) and MINK Law Day (a law fair sponsored by the law schools in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas). In her participation with the Law School Admission Council, she has served on the Annual Meeting and Educational Conference Planning Work Group, Services and Programs Committee, and Information Systems Division Advisory Group, as well as on many forum panels. She has served as well as chaired the New Admission Personnel and Faculty Members Workshop Planning Work Group. In addition, she is currently serving on the 2019 Newcomer's Committee. 

IbanezRosanne Ibanez, Associate Director of Admissions, Recruitment & Outreach
Contact: rosanne.ibanez@richmond.edu | 804-287-6563

Rosanne DeGuzman Ibanez is the Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Richmond School of Law, where she was a student manager of the Carrico Center for Pro Bono & Public Service during law school. After graduating with honors, Ms. Ibanez accepted an appointment from the Supreme Court of Virginia to serve as Magistrate in the 14th Judicial District where she also became certified in Court Management and Crisis Intervention. During her tenure, she created and presented educational programs about criminal law to police academies and public schools. She was also a two-year recipient of research grants from the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Office of Violence Against Women. Just before returning to Richmond Law, Ms. Ibanez clerked for the Honorable Marla Graff Decker of the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

fmcormickFiona McCormick, Associate Director of Admissions, International and Strategic Initiatives
Contact: fmccormi@richmond.edu 

Fiona McCormick grew up in the U.K., has lived in both Germany and Korea as well as numerous states. As the Associate Director of Admissions, International and Strategic Initiatives, Fiona brings that perspective to assist international and domestic applicants navigate the admissions path of Richmond Law.

Fiona started her career in law admissions at the Pennsylvania State University, where she worked as the Admissions Counselor for the Masters of Law program. She went on to become the Assistant Director of Admissions, recruiting and working with both the international and U.S students. Fiona then moved to Wake Forest School of Law where, as the Director of International Programs, she managed the LLM, SJD, and Visiting International Scholars programs.  

MethenyBrandon Metheny, Associate Director of Admissions, Enrollment Analytics
Contact: brandon.metheny@richmond.edu | 804-289-8190

Brandon Metheny is responsible for the coordination of admissions data, as well as the recruitment and counseling of prospective students.  Prior to joining the School of Law in 2014, he attended the School of Law, and graduated in 2014. He also worked in news production at WVEC and at the Virginia Zoo, both in Norfolk, VA. A lifelong resident of Virginia, Mr. Metheny brings his institutional knowledge, experiences as an alumnus, and skill in compiling and analyzing data to the Office of Admissions. Mr. Metheny received his undergraduate degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Maryland – College Park and his Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond.  

Terry Poland, Admissions Specialist
Contact: tpoland@richmond.edu | 804-289-8892