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Dyann Margolis

Assistant Dean for Academic and Bar Success
Dyann Margolis joined Charleston School of Law in August of 2017 as the Assistant Dean for Academic and Bar Success. In this role, she has developed and oversees a comprehensive curriculum to support our students from their first day at the school through the bar exam.

Experience & Activities

Margolis teaches Academic Skills, Legal Skills and Bar Preparation, and, provides one on one support to current students and bar takers.  She is an active member of the Association of Academic Support Educators.

Prior to joining the Charleston School of Law, she worked for the legal education company, BARBRI.  At BARBRI, as the National Director for Institutional Partnerships, she worked with law schools nationwide on building programming and implementing curriculum to support student and bar success.  In her time at BARBRI, she also supported and counseled students through 14 bar exams.  During this time, Dean Margolis also served at an Adjunct Professor at the University of Akron School of law teaching in both an Academic Success course for 1Ls and Early Bar Preparation.

In her first two years after law school, Dean Margolis worked as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Lake County, Ohio. In this role, she represented the State of Ohio and the Department of Job and Family Services in all proceedings in Juvenile Court and argued in front of the 11th District Court of Appeals.


  • J.D.  Cleveland Marshall College of Law
  • B.A. Miami University