Meet the Team

Office of Admissions

Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm. 300
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
517-432-0098 (fax)

Ian McInnis, Director of Admissions

 Mr. McInnis oversees the day-to-day operations of the J.D. Admissions Office. As such, he works closely with the Interim Assistant Dean for Admissions and International Programs, as well as the Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and International Programs, to build a diverse, well-rounded, incoming class that is not only ready to handle the rigors of a legal education, but also passionate about the profession of law. Mr. McInnis earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Florida and his Juris Doctor from Valparaiso University School of Law. He is a member of the Florida Bar and a committee representative for the Law School Admission Council’s Misconduct and Irregularities in the Admission Process Subcommittee. Email:

Kimberly Wilkes, Assistant Director of Admissions

 Kimberly WilkesMs. Wilkes assists prospective students during all phases of the application process. In addition to offering general information regarding admissions issues, she arranges individual visits to the Law College, assists with the hosting of admissions events, works closely with the Student Ambassadors program, and coordinates the Roommate Clearinghouse service. A lifelong Michigan resident, Ms. Wilkes has earned two bachelor degrees from Michigan State University and is a Certified Meeting Professional. Prior to joining the Admissions Office, she worked in marketing and event management. Email

Theresa Allen, Admissions Application Coordinator

Theresa Allen Ms. Allen coordinates and manages the processing of all J.D. applications for the Office of Admissions. She works closely with the Assistant Dean and members of the Admissions Committee to ensure that applications are reviewed in a timely manner. She also is responsible for the preparation of admission decision letters and reports. Ms. Allen has been a member of the Admissions staff since 2000. Email: