Assistant Professor of Academic Support



  • Office: 120 Tremont St.,
  • Suite: 320-H
  • Phone: 617-305-1969
  • Fax: 617-305-3087
  • Email:


  • BA, Bard College
  • JD, Northeastern University

Bar Admittance

  • MA


  • Academic Support
  • Legal Analysis and Methods


Professor Schendel is an Assistant Professor in the Law School's Academic Support Program. She was previously an instructor at Emerson College, Northeastern University, and Northeastern University School of Law. She was an immigration attorney for 7 years, representing immigrants facing deportation, seeking security and safety in the United States, and reuniting their families. She is a Board Member of the Irish International Immigrant Center, and the Co-Chair of the Immigration Section of the Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association.




How Academic Support Professionals Can Better Support LGBTQ+ Students - and Why We Should, LEARNING CURVE (Summer/Fall 2018), at 12. (The Learning Curve is a publication of the AALS Section on Academic Support.)


Exam Wrappers: Fostering Self Assessment Skills among Law Students, Association of Academic Support Educators National Conference, St. Louis University Law School, St. Louis, MO (May 2018)



Smart Students Ask For Help, LEGAL WRITING MATTERS BLOG (February 12, 2018).