The Center for Legal Studies is located on the Evanston Campus of Northwestern University at

620 Lincoln Street, 2nd Floor*
Evanston IL 60208

*Please note that our offices are located on the second floor, with no ramp or elevator access. Please contact us if you need a more accessible meeting location and we will happily arrange it.

General Inquiries

Phone: 847-467-2207

The Legal Studies Program Assistant, Ann Kelchner, can answer questions about Legal Studies, collect GFILS applications, review and sign petitions to graduate, assist with major and minor declarations, and collect elective credit petitions. Email her to ask a question or to set up an appointment.

Ann Kelchner
620 Lincoln St #206 
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prof. Joanna Grisinger, the Director of Undergraduate Studies, can answer questions about Legal Studies, review and sign petitions to graduate, and handle elective petition forms and study abroad forms. Stop in during her office hours.

Joanna Grisinger
Assistant Professor of Instruction and Director of Undergraduate Studies
620 Lincoln St #201

For a full list of our faculty, please refer to the People page.

Inquiries regarding undergraduate admission should be addressed to The Office of Undergraduate Admission.

Those seeking information about Northwestern's law school, should visit the Northwestern University School of Law website.

Students wanting advice about law school applications should contact Northwestern Career Advancement.