Office of Career Services Operating Remotely During COVID-19 Pandemic
William & Mary Law School | Office of Career Services | P.O. Box 8795 | 613 South Henry Street
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795 | Phone (757) 221-3805 | Fax (757) 221-1611 | [[lawocs, email us]]
Our professionals have extensive experience in law practice, business, counseling, and higher education. We look forward to assisting students, graduates, and employers. All deans advise students and alumni about career planning and professional development, coordinate programs and workshops, and cultivate recruiting relationships with employers.
[[mjende,Michael J. Ende]]
J.D., Fordham University School of Law
B.A., State University of New York at Albany
Prior to joining the Law School, Dean Ende served for nearly 6 years as the Assistant Dean for Career Services at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in New York. While at Hofstra, Dean Ende was responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives related to all aspects of student and alumni career and professional development, alumni and employer outreach and student and graduate employment. He was the co-creator of Hofstra’s Professional Success and Leadership Development Program and its Success Strategies Boot Camp, an annual, multi-day event for students focusing on professional development skills and strategies. Dean Ende is a 1989 graduate of Fordham University School of Law, where he was an Articles Editor for the Fordham International Law Journal. He also holds a B.A. in English from the State University of New York at Albany. Dean Ende spent six years serving as the Managing Director for two leading companies specializing in the recruitment and placement of attorneys. Prior to entering the legal staffing and placement business, Dean Ende was a partner with the law firm of Cullen and Dykman, LLP, in Garden City, New York, where he specialized in bank regulatory and compliance and corporate transactional matters. He is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Nassau County (New York) Bar Association and the Executive Board for Commack North Little League on Long Island and is actively involved in coaching youth baseball.
[[rjsein,Ramona J. Sein]]
Assistant Dean for Employer Relations
J.D., William & Mary
M.U.R.P., University of Virginia
A.B. Georgetown University
After graduating from law school, Dean Sein clerked for the Honorable J. Calvitt Clarke, Jr., Senior Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia in Norfolk and practiced real estate and land use law with two prominent law firms for six years. During law school, she interned for a U.S. Attorney's Office and a mid-size law firm and served as the Symposium Editor of the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review. Since returning to William & Mary, Dean Sein has chaired the State Court Work Group of NALP's Judicial Clerkship Section and served as the Law School's liaison to the I'Anson-Hoffman American Inn of Court.
[[gppodolin,George P. Podolin]]
J.D., Yale Law School
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
A.B., Duke University
Prior to joining the Law School, Dean Podolin practiced law with several firms in Philadelphia for 11 years, litigating a variety of civil cases, including matters relating to commercial disputes, ERISA fiduciary breach, professional malpractice, and the recovery of fraudulently-transferred assets. Dean Podolin served for two years as a law clerk for a federal district judge in Philadelphia before entering practice. During law school, Dean Podolin interned with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC and worked as a summer associate at firms in Boston and Chicago. He was the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of International Law and a Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to law school, Dean Podolin was a commissioned officer in the United States Navy, serving on surface ships homeported in Norfolk and San Diego.
[[jsalyers, Jennifer L. Salyers]]
J. D., University of Baltimore School of Law
B. S., Christopher Newport University
(757) 221- 1652
Prior to joining the Law School, Dean Salyers worked for Thomson Reuters as a Westlaw Academic Account Manager, where she conducted Westlaw training courses for law students, hosted specialized practice area trainings and webinars, and was responsible for updating law school faculty and staff on Westlaw research enhancements. She previously served as a Westlaw Research Specialist, assisting law firms with legal research training and tasks, teaching Westlaw research courses, and hosting CLE programs for firm attorneys. During law school, she was a law clerk for a small law firm, interned for the U.S. Immigration Court in Baltimore, and was Manuscripts Editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review. As a student, she provided legal services to the community through the Family Law Clinic and was a faculty research assistant. She also holds a B.S. in Governmental Administration.
[[moriah.allen, Moriah H. Berger Allen]]
J. D., Northeastern University School of Law
B. A., Macalester College
(757) 221- 2230
Prior to joining the Law School, Dean Allen worked as an attorney for the federal government, in the New York City regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Her legal practice was focused on the field of Labor Law and also includes work for a public sector labor union in New York City and volunteer service on a Wage Theft Taskforce organized by a nonprofit organization located in Richmond. Dean Allen attended Northeastern University School of Law and received a B.A. in American Studies from Macalester College. During law school, she spent time as a law clerk for the Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project, the Innocence Project of New Orleans, the AFL-CIO, and a boutique labor law firm in Washington, D.C.
[[srmarshall, Sara R. Marshall]]
J.D., New England Law|Boston
M.Ed., Suffolk University
B.A., University of Virginia
(757) 221- 7465
Prior to joining the Law School, Dean Marshall worked in Boston for 15 years in both large law firms and higher education. After practicing as an Associate in Mintz Levin’s Boston office, she spent a year as a career advisor at MIT and then worked at Boston University School of Law for eight years in a variety of career and professional development roles and as Director of the Graduate Tax Program. Dean Marshall has taught law school courses in legal writing, alternative dispute resolution, and legal analysis. She also worked as a Professional Development and Training Specialist with the Boston office of WilmerHale, where she was responsible for working on the Women’s Leadership Initiative and was active in firm-wide training, recruitment and diversity initiatives. During law school, Dean Marshall was a Senior Editor for the New England Law Review, a Summer Associate at Mintz Levin, and an intern with Hon. Patti B. Saris of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Before earning her undergraduate degree in English at the University of Virginia, Dean Marshall grew up in a military family and lived in many different parts of the U.S. and in Germany.
[[mmwalls,Mary M. Walls]]
B.A., Trinity College
Ms. Walls handles front desk and administrative duties for the office. Her responsibilities include coordination of logistics for OCS programs and events; posting internship and job opportunity notices for students and alumni; and updating OCS online resources.