Angela Lechleiter

Director of Academic Success


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.