Nicholas Stiegelmeyer joined the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in August 2019. As the Assistant Director of Admissions and Diversity Initiatives, he is responsible for fostering community relationships and developing strategies with the goal of increasing diversity within the student body as well as assisting with the development and implementation of broader marketing, recruitment and yield strategies for the School of Law.
Before coming to Louisville, Stiegelmeyer spent six years working in the Office of Admissions at Northeastern University School of Law, where he served as Assistant Director of Admissions. In tune with Louisville's public interest mission, Stiegelmeyer earned his J.D. from Northeastern, where he focused his studies in education law, particularly special education advocacy, and completed full-time co-ops with Cambridge Public Schools, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, South Brooklyn Legal Services and Kotin, Crabtree & Strong, LLP. He also served as a Lawyering Fellow and Research Assistant for the Legal Skills in Social Context (LSSC) Social Justice Program. Stiegelmeyer graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics.
A Kentucky native, Stiegelmeyer returned to his home state to establish his professional roots and reaffirm his personal ones. He has two geriatric cats, Gutterball and Shelby, who did not care for the long drive back from Boston.