Meet the Pre-Law Advisor

Rodia Vance has worked at Emory University since August 2001 and became the University's Pre-Law Advisor in 2002. She manages the programs and services of the Pre-Law Advising Office, providing pre-law advising to all current Emory students as well as alumni who are applying to law school post-graduation. Rodia also serves as the Staff Advisor for the Emory Pre-Law Society, Emory Black Pre-Law Society, and Emory's Ben Pius Mock Trial Team. In addition to her pre-law advising responsibilities, she is also one of the general Career Counselors at The Career Center, with specific responsibility for History, International Studies, or Political Science majors.

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) and served as the Conference Co-Chair for the Pre-Law Advisors National Council (PLANC) 2016 National Conference. Rodia holds a Juris Masters (JM) from Emory University School of Law as well as an MS in Professional Counseling from Georgia State University. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Florida, where she graduated with Honors.

Rodia can be reached by email at