Yvonne Cherena-Pacheco, Esq., is the Associate Director of Admissions at the Sturm College of Law.
Arriving at Denver Law in April 2012, Yvonne is a seasoned law school and admission professional. Previously, she was the Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management and Admission Director at CUNY Law School, from where she received her J.D.; she received her LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she became a teaching clinical fellow. After her time at Georgetown, she was a member of the founding faculty at the DC School of Law (now UDC), and Assistant Clinical Professor, training students to represent underserved clients. Committed to diversity, and an advocate for the underrepresented, she became the Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions at St. Mary’s Law School, San Antonio, TX. Prior to her legal education, Yvonne was an elementary and junior high school teacher in the Bronx and in Yonkers, NY. She is a member of the New York Bar.