Amy Best

Director of Admissions and Global Engagement

Amy is experienced in many aspects of the law school admissions process, including recruitment, event management, file review, international student admissions, enrollment management, and strategic planning. In her role she serves on the Enrollment Management Committee for the JD, Advanced Standing and LLM programs at Iowa Law; supervises Iowa Law’s Student Ambassadors; and is the staff liaison for the Alumni DEI Recruitment subcommittee. She began her career in law school admissions at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. She is currently the chair of Iowa Law’s Rewards and Recognition Committee. She has served on the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) DEI Research and Data Work Group, Services and Programs Committee, Professional Development Work Group, and Forums Work Group; and on the board for the Midwest Alliance for Law School Admissions (MALSA) as Vice President and Assistant Vice President. As a student at Iowa Law she received the University of Iowa Hancher Finkbine Medallion, the Donald P. Lay Faculty Recognition Award, and the Boyd Service Award.

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BA, New York University, 2005, JD, University of Iowa College of Law, 2012