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Academic Success Staff

Danielle Bifulci Kocal
Director of Academic Success
BS, Adelphi University
JD, Pace University School of Law

Danielle Bifulci Kocal joined Pace Law School as an adjunct professor in the Spring of 2009, when she taught the Advanced Analytical Skills course to third-year students preparing for the Bar Exam.  In August 2009, she became the Associate Director of the Academic Success Program, and was involved in all aspects of academic success at the law school.  She is now the Director of Academic Success, and is thrilled to be able to use her experiences, both as a student at Pace and as a professor, to continue to expand and improve the Academic Success Program.  Danielle graduated magna cum laude from Pace Law School in 2006.  While a student at Pace, she received her certificate in environmental law, participated in the Environmental Litigation Clinic, served as an articles editor for the Pace Environmental Law Review, and worked as a Dean's Scholar for two semesters.  Prior to joining the Academic Success Program at Pace, Danielle was an associate at the law office of Elizabeth Swire Falker, Esq., PC, where she practiced in the areas of reproductive and adoption law.



  • "Creating a Summer Supplemental Bar Skills Program," Association of Academic Support Educators Annual Conference, May 2014
  • "Teaching Bar Skills Through Asynchronous Distance Learning,” Association of Academic Support Educators Inaugural Conference, May 2013
  • “Engaging Millennials: Using Twitter in the Classroom,” Institute for Law Teaching and Learning Conference: “Technology in and Beyond the Classroom,” March, 2012.

Danielle is in room A109, and her extension is 4108.

Elizabeth Corwin
Associate Director of Academic Success

BA, Princeton University
JD, Pace University School of Law

Elizabeth Corwin joined Academic Success in 2010.  Previously, she worked as a Staff Attorney representing victims of domestic violence in family courts  at the Pace Women’s Justice Center and as an Associate in commercial litigation and government investigations at Day, Pitney LLP in Stamford, Connecticut.  She has been an adjunct professor co-teaching Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiating with Professor Lissa Griffin for the past several years.  Elizabeth graduated from Princeton University in 1989 and magna cum laude from Pace Law School in 1999, where she was a Dean’s Scholar and Co-President of WALS.  She is a longtime resident of Westchester County.

Elizabeth is in room A109, and her extension is 4267.