Welcome to Student Affairs

Welcome to Student Affairs at Marquette University Law School

The Office of Student Affairs at the Law School provides academic and personal support to law students through counseling, programming, and other resources. Please read on to learn more about the team!

The Office of Student Affairs Team

Anna Fodor

Assistant Dean of Students

Dean Fodor oversees student affairs at the Law School and works to support students' academic and professional development. She provides law students with academic advising, meets with students to discuss personal concerns and emergencies, and administers the Academic Success Program

Nicole Toerpe Mason

Law School Registrar

As the Law School's Registrar, Nicole Toerpe Mason oversees student registration, course scheduling, and student records. Registrar Toerpe Mason serves as the Law School liaison to the University Office of the Registrar and advises students on graduation requirements.

Kathleen Pagel

Director of Bar Preparation and Adjunct Professor of Law

Professor Pagel coordinates the Law School’s Bar Success Program for students who plan to take an out-of-state bar examination after graduation. The Bar Success Program provides supplemental workshops, one-on-one counseling, mock exams, and other support to students studying for a bar examination. Professor Pagel also teaches Bar Exam Foundations 1 and Bar Exam Foundations 2 and provides counseling to students who are considering taking a bar exam.

Sarah DiStefano

Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Assistant Director of Student Affairs Sarah DiStefano oversees the Law School's student-run organizations, coordinates social media for the Office of Student Affairs, and is responsible for many of the Law School's large student events, including the Law School Hooding and Commencement Ceremony.

Stephanie Danz

Assistant Registrar and Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Assistant Registrar Stephanie Danz manages record requests for the Law School, provides students with bar admission assistance for Wisconsin and other State bars, and coordinates special examinations and accommodations. Ms. Danz is a notary public.

Emma Geiser

Student Affairs Office Associate

In addition to providing support to Dean Fodor and Dean Kearney, Emma manages the welcome lobby of the Student Affairs suite, coordinates student employment and payroll, and provides special examination assistance.


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