Assistant Dean for Academic Services
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737 ext. 775
BS, Illinois State University
MA, Lewis University
For more than two decades, Jodie Panariello Needham has been working in Academic Services at John Marshall. Over that time, she has worked in every position in the office, holding the positions of assistant registrar, registrar, and director before her promotion to assistant dean in 2009.
Needham's responsibilities include creating the academic schedule and calendar, handling all exams, grades, and student registration, statistical reporting to various accrediting agencies, and preparing for commencement twice a year.
Needham served on the board of the National Network of Law School Officers (NNLSO) from 1999-2005.