Nicholas Stiegelmeyer joined the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in August 2019 as the Assistant Director of Admissions and Diversity Initiatives and was named Assistant Dean for Admissions in November 2021. 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. As Assistant Dean, he is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing, recruitment and yield strategies with the goal of attracting a diverse, passionate and talented student body to Brandeis Law.
In tune with Brandeis Law's commitment to public service, Stiegelmeyer earned his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 2013, focusing his studies in education law and special education advocacy. While in law school, he worked as a full-time intern 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 in 2004 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 lives with his partner and his geriatric cat Gutterball, both of whom love houseplants and naps.