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    Tel: 540.458.8535
    Email: lawcareer@wlu.edu
    Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    Office: Powell Suite, Sydney Lewis Hall

    Meet the Career Planning Staff



    Lauren E. Kozak, Assistant Director
    kozakl@wlu.edu (540) 458-8536

    Ms. Kozak joined OCP in January 2010. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in English and History. She then attended law school at Pepperdine University. Following graduation from law school, she worked in the litigation practice group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Los Angeles. Contact Ms. Kozak for advice on career strategy, resume and cover letter review, and assistance with interview skills and preparation.

    Andrea Hilton, Associate Director for Professional Development
    hiltona@wlu.edu (540) 458-8022

    Ms. Hilton is a 1985 cum laude graduate of the law school.  After serving two years as a federal law clerk in Alexandria, Virginia, she practiced corporate transactional law in the Washington DC offices of several large, multi-city firms.  She returned to Lexington to join the administration in 2000, and served as the Director of Admissions from 2004 – 2010.  In the newly-created post of Associate Director for Professional Development, she focuses on assisting students with the transition from law school to the profession, and provides advice on strategy and applications to students seeking positions as post-graduate law clerks.

    Terry Evans, Law Recruitment Advisor
    evanst@wlu.edu  (540) 458-8655

    Ms. Evans holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Syracuse University. She has worked at W&L Law since 1998 and joined the Office of Career Planning in Summer 2006. Contact Ms. Evans for assistance with job postings and on-campus interview schedules, interview programs, job fairs, and questions about Symplicity.

    Suzanne Wade, Law Career Planning Coordinator
    swade@wlu.edu (540) 458-8996

    Ms. Wade joined the Career Planning office in May 2008. She attended Mary Baldwin College and has worked at W&L since 1992. Ms. Wade has more than ten years experience working in the career planning field at W&L. Ms. Wade assists with all aspects of educational and recruitment programming. Contact Ms. Wade for assistance with job postings for students and alumni, interview programs and questions about Symplicity.

    Jane McDonald, Career Planning Assistant
    mcdonaldj@wlu.edu (540) 458-8535

    Ms. McDonald joined W&L Law in June 2005 from the Development Office of Stuart Hall School in Staunton. Contact Ms. McDonald to schedule appointments (including advance copies of resumes and cover letters), obtain passwords, request reciprocity, and for questions about the OCP calendar, library and web resources, phone and fax use.

    Office Information

    Washington and Lee University School of Law
    Office of Career Planning and Professional Development
    Sydney Lewis Hall, Powell Suite 
    Lexington, VA 24450  
    Phone (540) 458-8535 
    Fax (540) 458-8168
    Office Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday