Associate Dean for Professional EducationPhone: (410) 706-1524
B.S., 1983, University of Massachusetts
J.D., 1992, Syracuse University
Associate Dean José Bahamonde-González was Assistant Director for Career Services at the Georgetown University Law Center from 1992 to 1994. He then served as Director and Assistant Dean for the Career Planning Center at the University of Miami School of Law from 1994 to1997. He joined the University of Maryland School of Law as Assistant Dean for Career Development in August 1997. In January of 1999, he was appointed Assistant Dean for Administration, Finance & Technology and Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs and Student Services in July 2001. Since joining Maryland Law, he has served as faculty advisor to the Latino/a Law Students Association.
Prior to pursuing his law degree, Dean Bahamonde-González held the positions of Internal Auditor and Human Resources Officer for two financial services corporations in Boston, Massachusetts. While in law school, he was a Career Counselor and Pre-Law Advisor for the College of Arts & Sciences at Syracuse University. He was a summer associate and, after graduation, was briefly affiliated with a law firm in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Dean Bahamonde-González has been an active member of the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) since 1992 and has held numerous leadership positions including Vice-President, Director and Chair of the Leadership/Membership Diversity Task Force.
Additionally, he is an active member of the Association of American Law Schools, Student Services Section, the ABA Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar and the National Association for College and University Business Officers.