The Charleston School of Law is dedicated to preparing students to provide public service while pursuing productive and responsible careers in the legal profession. The school offers a full-time and part-time course of study leading to the Juris Doctor degree to college graduates of high moral character and demonstrated academic ability.

The Office of Academic Affairs, headed by Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Margaret M. Lawton, administers the academic program and policies, including academic scheduling, hiring and evaluating adjunct professors, orienting new faculty and adjuncts, and evaluating faculty performance. The Office of Academic Affairs advises students in course selection and progress toward graduation.

Questions regarding the Charleston School of Law academic program or any academic policy should be addressed to the Office of Academic Affairs at 843.377.2420, or come by the Academic Affairs Office, located in Suite 321, 385 Meeting Street. Dean Lawton and Missy Huff, Assistant to the Associate Dean, are available to assist you.

The Office of the Registrar, located at 385 Meeting Street, is a part of the Office of Academic Affairs. Click here to contact Jennifer C. Summers, Registrar.

The Office of Academic Success Programs is also part of the Office of Academic Affairs. Prof. Allyson Haynes Stuart, Director of the Office of Academic Success, is here to assist you.

The Charleston School of Law respects the privacy rights of its students as defined under the  Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  For additional information, please see FERPA, the Charleston School of Law’s Family Notification Policy and Privacy Information.