Dean of Students Office


The Dean of Students Office is here to assist you with all matters related to student life at HLS. Additionally, we are here to support you with academic concerns, and any personal issues. Below are some of the main services and resources we provide.

HLS Resources for Students

Advising and Mentoring at HLS

Advising and Mentoring at HLS

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Jan

    Walk-ins with Jillian Tuck

  2. Jan

    Walk-ins with Tina Fitanides

  3. Jan

    LL.M. Series: Final NY Job Fair Q&A

Administrative Updates



New LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic: Spring 2020 Application Deadline EXTENDED to Monday, January 20

January 17, 2020

The LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic offers students the opportunity to work directly on cutting-edge issues involving LGBTQ+ rights, with a particular emphasis on issues affecting underrepresented communities within the LGBTQ+ community. Clinic offerings include local and national projects covering the spectrum of LGBTQ+ issues. Students will have the opportunity to engage in a range of work […]

Appointments are Still Available with Wasserstein Fellow Ben Botts, Legal Director of the Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc.

January 16, 2020

Interested in impact litigation and migrant rights? Sign up for an appointment with Ben Botts, Legal Director of the Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc., from Jan. 29-31.

Ben engages in impact litigation, direct services and community education focused on removing the U.S.-Mexico border as a barrier to access to justice. His work has a specific focus on the rights of migrants who travel to the U.S. to work on H-2A agricultural and H-2B non-agricultural temporary work visas. Prior to working at Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Ben was a trial attorney with the Office of the Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor, where he handled appellate litigation in federal courts of appeals, legal advice, and regulatory matters. In 2012, he moved to the Regional Solicitor’s Office in San Francisco, where he focused on litigating wage and hour cases in low-wage industries, winning an order of more than $2.2 million in back pay and penalties for hundreds of farmworkers on H-2A visas.  Visit “Our Services” to sign up for an appointment. 

RSVP to OPIA’s Public Interest Networking Reception

January 15, 2020

When: January 30, 2020 6:00 pm
Where: WCC Milstein East ABC

OPIA’s Public Interest Networking Reception is a great way to learn about summer internships and post-graduate fellowships. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Business casual attire suggested.


Your 1L Public Interest Job Search: Job Search Check-In

January 15, 2020

Advisors are available to help with whatever job search questions you may be facing. If you have special concerns about your summer job search, please make an appointment to discuss your search with OPIA.

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