Kathy Fox

Kathy Fox

Assistant Dean of Admissions

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Kathy Fox


Kathy Fox was appointed Wayne Law's assistant dean of admissions, effective May 2, 2016.

She joined Wayne Law in 2009 as director of employer development in the Career Services office.

From 2002 to 2009, she was deputy director of the Office of Career and Professional Development at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing. Previously, she worked as an associate at Haliw Siciliano & Mychalowych in Farmington Hills and as a law clerk to Senior Judge E. Anne McKinsey of the Hennepin County District Court in Minneapolis.

A member of the National Association for Law Placement, Fox is chair of its Communications Advisory Group and a member of its Employer Outreach Section and Recruiting Section. She has written numerous articles for the association's publications. Fox serves on the Board of Directors for the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association. For the Oakland County Bar Association, she is chair of the Public Service Committee, member and past chair of the Law Related Education Committee and member of the Youth Law Conference Planning Committee.

Fox earned her law degree from what is now Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minn., in 1998, the same year she also earned a master of business administration degree from the University of St. Thomas – Opus College of Business in St. Paul. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh.

Degrees and Certifications

J.D., Mitchell Hamline School of Law
M.B.A., University of St. Thomas
B.A., University of Wisconsin

Selected Publications

The Employer Piece of the Career Services Puzzle chapter, Perspectives on Career Services, third edition, National Association for Law Placement, 2015, compiled by a subcommittee of the NALP Communications Advisory Group, chaired by Kathy Fox 

Bar Associations: The Great Networking Junket, NALP Bulletin, July 2014, submitted on behalf of NALP CSO Employer Outreach and Newer Professionals Sections

Leaning In – Legally Mom Shares Real Women's Stories, Book Review, NALP Bulletin, June 2013, submitted as chair of NALP Communications Advisory Group

The Match Game: Connecting Law Students and Lawyers as an Approach to Employer Outreach, Article, NALP Bulletin, Vol. 25, No.1, January 2013
How To Get a Legal Job: A Guide for New Attorneys and Law School Students, Book Review, NALP Bulletin, Vol. 24, No. 8, August 2012, submitted on behalf of the NALP Communications Advisory Group
The Happy Lawyer: Making A Good Life In The Law, Book Review, NALP Bulletin, Vol. 23, No. 7, July 2011, submitted on behalf of the NALP Communications Advisory Group



  • Kathy Fox

    was installed as a director on the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association's board, which is responsible for the strategic leadership of the professional association. She will serve a three-year term.

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