Institutional Advancement Staff

Institutional Advancement


The Office of Institutional Advancement interacts with alumni, friends and the greater community to promote an understanding and commitment to the mission of Albany Law School.

The office encompasses the departments of Alumni Affairs, Development and Government Relations.

To contact the Office of Institutional Advancement, please email or call 518-445-3213. To contact a certain individual or department, please use the below directory.


Office of Development
James Kellerhouse


James Kellerhouse
Assistant Dean for Institutional Advancement


As part of the law school's senior administrative team and reporting to the President and Dean, James cultivates relationships with alumni and friends to support the strategic initiatives of the school. James manages the Development and Alumni Affairs Offices, coordinating fundraising and alumni relations programs. He oversees the planned giving and major gifts programs, corporate and foundation giving, federal and state grants and government relations areas. With almost 20 years of experience in fundraising, James previously worked at The Albany Academies, Hartwick College and The Sage Colleges.

Anne Marie Judge

Anne Marie Judge
Director of Annual Giving

Anne Marie leads the Albany Law School Annual Fund and works with the Alumni Office on the Reunion Giving program. She is responsible for soliciting leadership gifts and sponsorships for law school events. Anne Marie also manages the faculty and student giving programs. She has more than 15 years of experience in fundraising, public relations and marketing campaigns for nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining Albany Law, she was the Director of Development at the Albany Symphony Orchestra and the Assistant Director for Annual Fund and Special Gifts at The Sage Colleges in Troy, N.Y.

Robin Christenson


Robin Christenson
Major Gifts Officer

Robin cultivates major gifts and leadership annual gifts with alumni and friends of the law school. She manages a portfolio of relationships with our most generous donors to connect their passion and support with the strategic initiatives of the law school. In addition, Robin also works with faculty and staff to develop funding proposals for private foundations, federal and state government. She has more than 30 years of experience, most recently as Vice President of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy and as founding Director of the Northeast Health Foundation.

Morgan Morrissey


Morgan Morrissey 
Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Morgan coordinates the law school's direct mail and phonathon programs. She also oversees the Student Legacy Fund and compiles reporting on all giving initiatives. Morgan works with the Alumni Office for Reunion giving programs as well as the young alumni (GOLD) programs. Prior to Albany Law School, Morgan worked for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

Jennifer Kroez

Jennifer Kroez 
Coordinator of Prospect Management

Jen manages the institutional advancement information systems and is responsible for entry, maintenance and delivery of all advancement information. She processes gifts, coordinates reports and acknowledgements, and oversees prospect management. Prior to Albany Law School, Jen worked at The Albany Academies and Albany Medical Center.

Nancy Kelly
Coordinator of Donor Stewardship

Nancy manages the stewardship program, including endowed fund reporting; annual, lifetime and planned giving recognition; and the annual Report of Gifts. Nancy's skills are used in print, web and video communications across Albany Law School. She brings a wealth of experience in advancement communications from previous positions with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Albany Medical Center Foundation and the Sage Colleges.

Lynn Holland
Executive Assistant

Lynn serves as the chief administrative support person to the Assistant Dean for Institutional Advancement and interacts with members of the Board of Trustees and donors. In addition, she manages the operations of the institutional advancement office including budgets, scheduling, human resources, supplies and inventory. Prior to Albany Law School, Lynn worked at CAP COM Federal Credit Union for 18 years.





Office of Alumni Affairs & Special Events

Tammy Weinman
Director of Alumni Affairs & Special Events

Tammy manages a comprehensive alumni affairs program through chapters around the country and the annual Reunion Weekend gathering. She facilitates volunteer engagement programs such as the Alumni-in-Residence program, Alumni Initiative in Mentoring (AIM) program, Recent Grad Continuing Legal Education program and Bar Mentoring program.  Tammy also works closely with the National Alumni Association (NAA) to enhance the alumni experience. Tammy has more than 15 years of experience in event planning, and prior to coming to Albany Law, she worked for the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Kate Gigliotti
Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs

Kate coordinates alumni events and programs with a special focus on recent graduates (GOLD) and students. She also manages the alumni mentoring initiatives. Kate is instrumental with administering the online web community and monthly e-news newsletter.  Prior to Albany Law School, Kate was employed by the Albany Symphony Orchestra where she managed education and community programs as well as foundation giving.