Angela Lechleiter joined the Student Services department at Brandeis School of Law in August 2016. As director of the Academic Success Program, Lechleiter works closely with first-year law students to help them achieve their personal best, academically and socially, in law school. Lechleiter also teaches a bar prep course in the spring.
Lechleiter graduated from Brandeis in 2004 and is a licensed member of the Kentucky Bar. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and fine arts from Bellarmine University and also earned a Master of Education in Counseling from the University of Louisville. Lechleiter is a licensed professional clinical counselor and has worked as a college and career counselor, private practice therapist and substance abuse counselor.
As a student at Brandeis, Lechleiter was vice president of the Student Bar Association, interned for the United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky and was a member of the Law Journal and Inns of Court. After law school, Lechleiter represented the commonwealth of Kentucky at a large law firm and also practiced qui tam and federal criminal defense in a small private practice setting.
Lechleiter’s husband, Dave, is a middle school science teacher. Lechleiter spends most of her free time with her family, including her toddler daughter, Nora, and two teenage stepsons, Jake and James.