Cornell Law School Office of Public Service Short

Contact the Office of Public Service

Office location:  Cornell Law School, 128 Hughes Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853
Directions to Law School

Phone:  (607) 255-1458
Fax:  (607) 255-9844

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

To Make an Appointment:  Contact Danielle Scharf, Administrative Assistant

Professional Staff Biographies

Akua Akyea
Assistant Dean for Public Service
128E Hughes Hall
(607) 255-3597

Assistant Dean Akyea provides career counseling to students and alumni on all aspects of the public sector job search, organizes programs to educate students about legal career opportunities, manages the Cyrus Mehri Public Interest speaker series, and develops employer contacts and job search resources. She also organizes pro bono projects, and oversees fundraising efforts for Law School public interest programs, including the Public Interest Low Income Protection Plan. Assistant Dean Akyea serves as an adjunct professor of law for the law school's summer externship program.