Office of Student Engagement
The Office of Student Engagement connects students to opportunities at Emory Law as well as the larger Emory University campus. Our supportive and inclusive programs encourage students to get involved, develop leadership skills, enjoy interactions with peers, and make meaningful contributions to the Emory Law community.
- Student group support
- Student events
- Academic assistance (including Study Smarter series)
- Referrals to Emory University resources
- Administration of final exams
- New student orientation
- Professional Conduct Code
Please call our office or visit the Current Student Guide Page for additional information.
Katherine Brokaw, Assistant Dean
Katherine Brokaw is the Dean of Students and Director of Academic Assistance for Emory Law. She graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University in 1982, with an AB in Classics. She was the principal speechwriter for Governor Thomas Kean of New Jersey before attending Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, articles editor of theColumbia Journal of Law and Social Problems, and a teaching assistant to Dean Jack Greenberg. Dean Brokaw received her JD from Columbia in 1990 and clerked for United States District Judge Robert P. Patterson Jr. in the Southern District of New York. She practiced at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and King & Spalding in Atlanta for several years, in the field of commercial litigation.
Deborah D. Floyd , Director of Student Affairs
Deb came to Emory Law in 1994 as the Trial Techniques Coordinator, then joined the Office of Student Engagement in 1996. Originally from California, she has a BA from San Diego State University and MS from Golden Gate University. Prior to joining Emory Law, Deb worked at Golden Gate University in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Business.
Jennie Geada Fernández, Associate Director for Student Engagement
Jennie is a 2003 alum of Emory Law, practiced commercial litigation and family law for 10 years, then joined the Emory Law Office of Student Engagement. She focuses on programs to increase students’ engagement with each other and our faculty, serving as the staff advisor for student affinity organizations.