J.D. Admissions Contact Information

The J.D. Admissions Office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We are located at 133 Wall Street, Ruttenberg Hall, Room 175.

Phone: (203) 432-4995

Email: admissions.law@yale.edu


Yale Law School Admissions Office

P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06520-8215


Our street address for Federal Express, UPS, and other courier deliveries is:

Yale Law School Admissions Office

127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511


NOTE: The Graduate Programs Office handles admissions for the LL.M., J.S.D., M.S.L., and Visiting Scholars programs.


Visiting Yale Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, just 1.5 hours from New York City and 3 hours from Boston, Yale Law School welcomes visitors, especially prospective students.

Meet the Team

Craig Janecek, Director of Admissions

Craig is the Director of Admissions and responsible for managing the operation of the Admissions Office. Additionally, he meets with and counsels prospective and admitted students. Prior to joining the Law School, he worked in Yale’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Craig is an alumnus of Yale College where he majored in psychology with a focus on neurobiology. When he is not busy reading applications or sending admissions decisions, he enjoys feeding his addictions to music, coffee, and kitchen gadgetry. He is still looking for a decent bagel in Connecticut.





Quinn Brown, Associate Director of Admissions

Quinn is a native of Springfield, Massachusetts and a proud New Englander. He joined the YLS Admissions team in July 2017 after serving as the Assistant Director of Admissions at Fordham Law. Quinn is an alumnus of the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) where he majored in African American Studies and Political Science. During his time in New York City, Quinn also received master's degrees from New York University and the Teachers College at Columbia University. He enjoys interacting with prospective students and supporting YLS student organizations in their collective effort to promote educational equity through diversity and inclusion.