David Pallozzi became Assistant Dean of Admissions at UMass Law in April 2012. As Assistant Dean of Admissions, David oversees all aspects of the admissions process from marketing, to recruiting, to the review of all applications. He serves as an ex officio member of the Admissions Committee and is on the Public Interest Law Fellowship Committee as well as the Orientation Committee.
David received his A.B. in psychology in 1984 from St. Michael’s College. After working on graduate studies at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, he worked for Loyola School of Law as an Admissions Counselor. He left Loyola and became the Director of Admissions at Villanova School of Law in 1996, and was later promoted to Assistant Dean for Admissions in 1998.
At Villanova, he was one of the founding members of the Gay-Straight Alliance. He was also a member of Villanova’s Web Site Committee, its Orientation Committee Co-Chair, a founding member of the Public Interest Fellowship Committee and Charter member of the Public Interest Scholars Program.
David left Villanova in 2006 and became the Assistant Dean of Admissions at the University of Maine School of Law. He continued to volunteer for various committees while at Maine Law. He was at Maine for five years and left in 2011 to become the inaugural Assistant Dean of Admissions at the University of Massachusetts School of Law. David is also an active member of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), and has volunteed on numerous committees and research projects.