Lisa Rodocker joined the Office of Admissions at Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2011. As the Assistant Dean of Admissions, she oversees the admissions process at the law school, meets with visiting prospective students, counsels applicants, and works with the Admissions Committee in making admissions decisions. Before joining the W&L Law admissions team, Mrs. Rodocker worked at the University of Virginia and at The George Washington University. A native of Seattle, Washington, Mrs. Rodocker graduated from Bucknell University with a degree in International Relations and Spanish, and holds a Masters in International Education from The George Washington University. She lives in Lexington with her husband, their children, and their dog Bandit. She enjoys travel, reading, and outdoor activities in Rockbridge County.
Meet the Admissions Team
Gwendolyn Marshall joined the Office of Admissions at Washington and Lee University School of Law in April 2022. As the Assistant Director of Admissions, she recruits potential students, assists with the admissions process at the law school, and communicates with and counsels applicants. Before joining the W&L Law admissions team, Mrs. Marshall worked the Virginia Military Institute and the Colorado School of Public Health. A local native of Lexington, VA, she graduated from the University of Florida with a BA degree in Religious Studies, and holds a Masters in Religious Studies from the University of Denver. Mrs. Marshall lives in Lexington with her husband and two young children. In her free time, she enjoys going to concerts, baseball games, hiking, and working on art projects.
Jen Andrews joined the Office of Admissions at Washington and Lee School of Law in November 2023. As the Assistant Director of Admissions, she recruits potential students, assists with the admissions process at the law school, and communicates with and counsels applicants. Before joining the W&L Law admissions team, Ms. Andrews served as Assistant Director of Law School Advancement here at the Law School. A native of New Jersey, Ms. Andrews graduated from Dickinson College as a first-gen student, with majors in Latin and history, subjects she once taught and still loves. She lives in Rockbridge County with her husband and the youngest of their three children. She enjoys humor, pets, nature, and family time.
Anna Fernandez joined Washington and Lee University School of Law in November 2023. As the Assistant Director of Community and Recruitment, her work focuses on the recruitment of members of groups underrepresented in the practice of law, as well as building community and belonging by working closely with students and student organizations. Anna comes to us from Penn State Law School where she was the Assistant Director of Admissions and J.D. Diversity recruitment. She has worked in higher education for over six years, all at Penn State University. Originally from Puerto Rico, she holds a BA in Education from the University of Puerto Rico and an MA in TESOL from the University of Central Florida. Ms. Fernandez has two children who live in Pennsylvania and recently moved to Lexington with her father and two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys walking her dogs and exploring new areas to hike. She is an avid sports fan and cheers for all New England teams and enjoys Formula One Racing.
Rachel Hubbard joined the Office of Admissions at Washington and Lee University School of Law in February 2017. In her current position, Communications & Marketing Coordinator, she assists with managing projects related to the promotion of the law school. Before joining the W&L Law admissions team, Mrs. Hubbard worked at Dallas Baptist University and Palm Beach Atlantic University. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs. Hubbard graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a degree in Organizational Communication, and holds a Masters in Communication from Dallas Baptist University. She lives in Harrisonburg, VA with her son, Chay, and her husband, Charlie, who is the Associate Head Men's Soccer Coach at James Madison University. She enjoys going on trips around the world, cooking, reading interesting books, and exploring the beautiful Shenandoah Valley with friends.
Debbie Price joined the Office of Admissions at Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2018. Before joining the admissions team, Mrs. Price worked in Faculty Services in the Law School for over three years. Mrs. Price graduated from Christopher Newport University with a degree in Sociology. She lives in beautiful Rockbridge County with her husband and daughter and enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and fishing in the Maury River. “As an Army Brat, I have lived all over the world, and the Shenandoah Valley makes the top 4 list of most beautiful places I have lived: Bavaria Germany, Vero Beach Florida, Rockbridge County Virginia and Oahu Hawaii (I was little, so while it was beautiful I don’t remember living there. However, in the photos, it looks like I really enjoyed living there and it is beautiful!).”
Lane David is a 3L from Lynchburg, Virginia. She graduated from Villanova University in 2020 and worked in San Antonio, Texas as a part of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps prior to law school. During her law school summers, she worked as a student caseworker with the Advanced Administrative Litigation Clinic at Washington and Lee Law and as a policy intern with the legal office of the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice. Currently, Lane is a Senior Articles Editor for the Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice and is an active member of the Women Law Students Organization and the Public Interest Law Students Association. Outside of school, Lane likes to spend time with her friends and her cat, watch Real Housewives, and run on the Chessie.
Jalen Frantal is a third-year law student from Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from Pepperdine University in 2020 where he studied sports medicine, philosophy, and dispute resolution. While at Pepperdine, Jalen ran cross country and track and was involved with the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and the Student Philanthropy Council. After graduation, he served as a City Year, AmeriCorps member in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for one year. During each of his summers in law school he interned with a federal agency in Washington, D.C., first in the General Counsel's office at AmeriCorps, and then in the Office of Personnel Management's Office of Inspector General. In addition to being a Law Ambassador at W&L Law, Jalen is the Mediation Chair on the Moot Court Executive Board, the treasurer for the Environmental Law Society, the president of the Student Horticulture Interest Team, a Lead Articles Editor for the Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, and a staffwriter for the Law News.In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, perusing the selection at Just Games, and tending to his plants.
The Office of Admissions staff is assisted by our Law Student Ambassadors. Law Ambassadors are student volunteers who share their W&L Law experience with applicants and incoming students during their visits to campus. Law Ambassadors also correspond with prospective students through email to share a student perspective on a variety of topics. Click here to meet our current Law Ambassadors.