Seton Hall Law faculty and administrators are available to address all questions or
concerns you may have about any aspect of your experience at Seton Hall Law – from
academics and career planning to housing and counseling services. Our Deans are also
here to assist you whenever you need.
I am the final go-to person for our entire community, both internally and externally.
If you are uncertain about how to resolve a problem, or have an issue only I can address,
or just want to say hello, please drop by.
Courtney B. Smith, Ph.D.
Vice Dean, School of Law, and Dean, School of Diplomacy
I am excited to expand my role at Seton Hall and serve the Law School as Vice Dean,
where I assist with budget management and related matters. I wish you the best of
luck in your journey through our program, and I look forward to celebrating your future
As Associate Dean for Academics, I oversee the academic program for our J.D. students,
which includes course scheduling and development, academic and bar support, skills
courses, exams, student services, enrollment, and our LEO and weekend programs. As
a proud 2003 graduate of the Law School, it's important to me that every student has
the opportunity to thrive and succeed during your time at Seton Hall. I'm available
to speak with you about any issues of concern and welcome you to stop by for a chat
or a fresh-baked cookie.
Carl H. Coleman
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Professor of Law
As Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, I oversee Seton Hall Law’s non-J.D. offerings,
including the Master’s of Law (LL.M.) degree, the Master’s of Legal Studies (MLS)
degree, and the graduate certificate programs. I also serve as co-faculty adviser
to the Lambda Law Alliance. I teach a variety of health law electives and seminars,
and I encourage you to reach out to me if you think you might be interested in health
Margaret K. Lewis
Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Institutional Operations and Professor
As Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Institutional Operations, I support
our faculty to enhance their teaching and scholarship. I also work with our centers
and institutes, as well as our IT and communications departments. I teach criminal
law/procedure and electives that address international and transnational law. My work
focuses on East Asia, and I’m happy to discuss pathways to a career that reaches outside
the United States.