Cliff Jarrett, Assistant Dean
email@example.com (540) 458-8534
Mr. Jarrett is a 1991 cum laude graduate of the law school. Mr. Jarrett joined OCS in February 2014 from the legal recruiting and placement firm Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), where he was a partner and office leader of the Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham office. Prior to opening MLA’s North Carolina office, Mr. Jarrett was a partner in the Charlotte office of Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman (now K&L Gates), where he practiced for nearly 16 years in commercial and intellectual property litigation. Contact Mr. Jarrett for advice on career strategy, resume and cover letter review, and assistance with interview skills and preparation.
Betsy Key, Assistant Director
firstname.lastname@example.org (540) 458-8536
Ms. Key joined OCS in August 2014. Ms. Key earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before earning her Juris Doctor from Mississippi College School of Law in 2008. She worked as a contract attorney before transitioning to a career in legal recruitment. She most recently recruited for a global search firm, matching attorneys and legal professionals with interim and permanent placements both with law firms and corporate legal departments. Contact Ms. Key for advice on career strategy, resume and cover letter review, and assistance with interview skills and preparation
Andrea Hilton, Associate Director for Professional Development
email@example.com (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.
Suzanne Wade, Assistant Director for Employer and Alumni Outreach
firstname.lastname@example.org (540) 458-8996
Ms. Wade joined OCS in May 2008. She attended Mary Baldwin College and has more than ten years’ experience working in the career services field at W&L. Ms. Wade assists with all aspects of recruitment. Employers may contact Ms. Wade for assistance with on-campus interview schedules or to participate in one of four Regional Interview Programs in DC, TX, NY or New England. Students may contact her for assistance with Symplicity.
Jane McDonald, Career Services Assistant
email@example.com (540) 458-8535
Ms. McDonald joined OCS in June 2005 from the Development Office of Stuart Hall School in Staunton. Contact Ms. McDonald to obtain passwords, request reciprocity, and for questions about the OCS calendar, library, web resources and questions about Symplicity.
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Office of Career Strategy
Sydney Lewis Hall, Powell Suite
Lexington, VA 24450
Phone (540) 458-8535
Fax (540) 458-8168
Office Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday