Amber Brugnoli

Amber Brugnoli

Assistant Dean for Continuing Legal Education


  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law, 2004
  • M.A., West Virginia University, 2012 (Political Science)
  • M.S., Troy University, 2010 (International Relations)
  • B.A., West Virginia University, 2001 (Political Science)
  • B.A., West Virginia University, 2001 (Psychology)


Amber assists students in finding the right career path by facilitating opportunities to learn about and network with employers in various areas of the law, at all levels, in both the private and public sectors. Additionally, she enables students to explore nontraditional options by providing education regarding the value of a JD outside the usual legal fields. Finally, she engages in communication and outreach with employers, potential employers, and alumni to ensure our students are graduating with the appropriate skills and expertise to succeed in their chosen careers.

Previous Relative Experience

  • U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate Corps, 2004-2008 (Active Duty); 2008-Present (Reserves)
  • Senior Program Coordinator, WELL WVU, 2009-2010
  • Litigation Associate, Dinsmore & Shohl, 2011-2012
  • Adjunct Faculty, WVU Dept of Political Science, WVU College of Law

Hobbies/Personal Interests

  • Reading (just about any genre)
  • Running (though not very fast :) )
  • Travel—anywhere!!!
  • Currently researching a dissertation for PhD in international affairs
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