Natalie Rajkovic Blazer is assistant dean for admissions and chief admissions officer for the University of Virginia School of Law. Prior to joining the Office of Admissions, she was director of J.D. admissions at Georgetown University Law Center, and was previously associate director of admissions and strategic initiatives recruiter at Columbia Law School.
Prior to her career in law school admissions, Blazer was a senior litigation associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York. At Weil, Blazer was a member of the firm’s Product Liability and Mass Tort Group and maintained an active pro bono practice. Before joining Weil, Blazer clerked for Judge Liu Daqun on the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague.
Blazer received her B.A. in political science and French from Boston College, where she graduated magna cum laude and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She received her J.D. from the University of Virginia. In law school, Blazer served on the editorial board of the Virginia Journal on Social Policy & the Law, co-chaired the conference on public service and the law, and was a Peer Advisor.
In September 2022, Blazer launched the podcast “Admissible.” Through her interviews with students, faculty, alumni and staff, “Admissible” offers an inside look into law school admissions and what life is like at a top law school.