Associate Dean of Students



  • Office: 120 Tremont St.,
  • Suite: 410
  • Phone: 617-305-1673
  • Fax: 617-305-3214
  • Email:


  • BA, Brown University
  • JD, Northeastern University

Bar Admittance

  • MA


  • Legal Practice Skills
  • Advanced Legal Writing and Drafting


Prior to joining Suffolk Law School, Ms Santos was an Assistant District Attorney at the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office. Ms Santos tried several cases in both the District and Superior Courts, ranging from simple assault and battery to rape and attempted murder. She also prepared several memoranda and argued cases before the Massachusetts Appeals Court. In 1996, Professor Santos was named Mothers Against Drunk Driver s MADD Prosecutor of the Year. While in law school, Professor Santos was a teaching assistant and head teaching assistant in her second and third years in the Legal Writing and Research course for first year students. In addition, while at Northeastern University Law School, she clerked through the coop program at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston and for Justice Bruce Selya of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She was an Associate Professor in the Legal Practice Skills Program at Suffolk University Law School for several years until she joined the Dean Of Students Office in 2014.


Professional Activities

Member, Legal Writing Institute; Member, New England Legal Writing Consortium.



The Humanity of the Practice of Law, THE SECOND DRAFT, BULLETIN OF THE LEGAL WRITING INSTITUTE21 :2 (2006)