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Office Phone: 804-289-8189
Office Fax: 804-287-8516
Mailing Address: 28 Westhampton Way | Richmond, Va. 23173
Physical Address: 19 Richmond Way | Richmond, Va. 23226

RahmanMichelle Rahman, Associate Dean for Admissions
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Michelle Rahman, the Associate Dean for Admissions, has been associated with the University of Richmond’s Office of Admissions since 1985. In her position, Dean Rahman, along with other responsibilities, manages the full admissions process, recruits prospective students, evaluates applications and as well as facilitates the work of the Admissions Committee. She also administers financial aid and scholarships for the law school in addition to allocating and supervising on-campus housing for law students. Well known in the world of law school admissions, Dean Rahman has been actively involved in consulting with other law schools on administration, served on ABA site inspection teams, and is a well-known and respected speaker on a variety of topics.  Dean Rahman has directed several Council for Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Institutes,  chaired many LSAC Committees and was elected to the LSAC Board of Trustees where she served a term of office. Each year, Dean Rahman travels coast to coast personally meeting, and developing relationships, with thousands of prospective students on the road, as well as hundreds more in her office.  

JorgensenJay Jorgensen, Director of Admissions
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Jay W. Jorgensen is Director of Admissions at the University of Richmond School of Law. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Colorado College and a doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law Houston. He has worked in law admissions since 2008. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Jorgensen worked in higher education administration at the University of Texas at Austin. In his position, Mr. Jorgensen manages the admissions process, from recruiting prospective students and evaluating applications to facilitating decision-making with the admissions committee. From September to November of each year, he travels the entire country and personally meets thousands of prospective students at law fairs and forums, admission panels, and one-on-one interviews. Mr. Jorgensen is actively involved with the Law School Admissions Council and currently serves as chair of the Misconduct and Irregularities Subcommittee.

IbanezRosanne Ibanez, Assistant Director of Admissions
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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.

MethenyBrandon Metheny, Assistant Director of Admissions and Enrollment Analytics
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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, Administrative Coordinator
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