Widener Law welcomes two new senior administrators
Public Relations - Published: February 20, 2014
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Widener Law is pleased to welcome two new people to the school’s senior administrative staff. Both are based on the Wilmington, Del. campus.

Nicole C. Barkley, Esq. has joined the school as assistant dean and multicultural affairs officer. In this role she will provide support and services to assist the law school in attracting, retaining and graduating students of diverse backgrounds.

Barkley, a 2004 alumna of the law school, comes to the position from The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in Philadelphia, where she served as director of institutional advancement. Her previous work experience also includes three years as an assistant district attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and four years at Lexis Nexis, where she managed law firm accounts in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Barkley is a resident of Norwood, Pa.

LaRasz Moody, Esq., has joined the school as director of bar programs. In this role she will develop programs for students that support success both on the bar exam and in their legal careers. She will work with faculty to develop initiatives that support a culture of bar passage.

Moody, an alumna of the University of Wisconsin Law School, comes to the position from Villanova University School of Law, where she served as director of the academic success program. Her previous work experience also includes four years as an assistant staff judge advocate with the U.S. Air Force and two years as a special assistant U.S. attorney in New Jersey. She has also worked as a consultant to the American Bar Association/Council for Legal Education.

Moody is a resident of Downingtown, Pa.