The Office of Student Services provides numerous academic services to law students. The Dean of Students, Yadira Ramos-Herbert, the Director of Academic Counseling, Joel Kosman, and the Associate Director of Academic Counseling, Robert Ford, are available to assist you with course selection, explain degree requirements, and help you manage your academic work. LL.M. students may contact Dean Sylvia Polo; Jill M. Casal, Director of the Graduate Legal Studies; Marissa Zalk, Associate Director of Graduate Legal Studies or Alison Sherwin, Associate Director of Graduate Legal Studies for assistance. Transfer students and those considering joint degrees are particularly encouraged to meet with a director at the start of your first year here in order to assess your required course load at Columbia. You are also welcome to make an appointment to discuss any academic concerns you may have.
For more information regarding academic policies please reference the following law school sites:
Rules and Regulations
Requirements for the J.D. Degree
Requirements for the LL.M. Degree
Information About Joint Degrees
Information About Double Degrees (International Study)