Dean's Office

Mike Ende
Michael J. Ende
Associate Dean for Career Services

Degrees: B.A. (English), State University of New York at Albany; J.D., Fordham University School of Law
Email: [[w|mjende]]
Office Phone: (757) 221-3811; Office Location: 263A

Dean Mike Ende joined William & Mary Law School in August 2013. His portfolio of responsibilities includes:  

  • management of the Law School’s Office of Career Services with a focus on development and implementation of strategic initiatives related to all aspects of student and alumni career and professional development, alumni and employer outreach, and student and graduate employment;
  • development and delivery of programming for students on career and professional development-related matters;
  • employer and alumni outreach efforts to increase internship and post-graduate job opportunities for students and graduates, and market and grow the Law School’s on- and off-campus recruitment programs; and
  • extensive one-on-one student and alumni career advising and coaching.                            

Representative Professional Activities and Achievements

Before joining William & Mary, Dean Ende was a partner with the law firm of Cullen and Dykman, LLP, in Garden City, N.Y., where he specialized in bank regulatory and compliance and corporate transactional matters. He then served for nearly six years as the Assistant Dean for Career Services at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

In May 2020, Dean Ende was elected to a two-year term on the National Association for Law Placement’s (NALP) Board of Directors and is a member of the Board’s Finance Committee.