Student Academic Affairs

See also: Career and Academic Services Intranet

Student Services at Scalia Law

The Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University provides many support services designed to enhance the law school experience and enable students to take full advantage of the School’s educational and personal enrichment opportunities.  Through the Records Office; Career and Academic Services; and Diversity Services (just to name a few), the law school provides students with resources such as:

  • academic counseling (on course selection, adding or dropping a course, graduation requirements, etc.);
  • academic assistance;
  • programs to introduce students to the law school’s senior staff, faculty, and alumni;
  • support for student publications and organizations;
  • diversity programs and services; and
  • information about pro bono and public interest opportunities. 

Important Law School Contact Information for Student Services Staff

Please feel free to introduce yourself to staff and to contact them if you have any questions or issues you would like to discuss:

Annamaria Nields, Associate Dean for Student Affairs & Academic Support
Room 154
Phone: (703) 993-8174

Victoria Huber, Associate Dean for Professional Development
Room 162
Phone: (703) 993-8009

David Cho, Assistant Dean for Career Services and Employer Relations
Room 168
Phone (703) 993-8021

Sabrina Huffman, Associate Dean for Admissions and Enrollment Management
Room 159
Phone: (703) 993-8010

Christine Malone, Assistant Dean & Associate Registrar
Room 366
Phone (703) 993-8015

Academic Success Programs & Services

The Career and Academic Services office sponsors a number of programs that teach effective study skills and are geared toward easing the transition into law school.  During the fall a number of large group sessions are held and cover topics including time management, class preparation, note taking, outlining, and exam preparation. 

In addition, Annamaria Nields, our Associate Dean for Administration and Student Affairs, is available to assist students with questions about academic preparation, course selection, or any challenges a student may face in the transition to law school.  Ms. Nields may be reached at or at (703) 993-8174.