Meet the Pre-Law Advisor

Rodia Vance is the Director of Pre-Law Advising and Associate Director at The Career Center at Emory. In her role, she manages the programs and services of the Pre-Law Advising Office, serving all current pre-law students and alumni, and also provides general career counseling for Emory's History, International Studies, and Political Science majors. In her capacity as Emory’s Pre-Law Advisor, Rodia also serves as the Staff Advisor for pre-law student organizations, including the Emory Pre-Law Society, Black Pre-Law Society, and Emory's Mock Trial team.

Rodia has served the field of pre-law advising through regional and national leadership for several years. She is a former President of the Southern Association of Pre-Law Advisors (SAPLA), former member of the Pre-Law Advisors National Council (PLANC), and served as the Conference Program Chair for the PLANC 2016 National Conference. Rodia holds a Juris Masters (J.M.) from Emory University School of Law as well as an M.S. in Professional Counseling from Georgia State University. She received her B.S. degree in Psychology from the University of Florida, where she graduated with Honors.

Rodia can be reached by email at