Daniel C. B. Harayda
Director of Library and Information Services
Professor Harayda obtained his Bachelors and Masters of Science degree (where he was a graduate summa cum laude) from Southern Connecticut State University. He is also a 2006 graduate of the Massachusetts School of Law. In 2009, he earned a masters in Library and Information Science from Simmons College, where he was a National Honor Society member (Beta Phi Mu).
Previously, Professor Harayda was the Director of Technology at the Massachusetts School of Law. In addition to his role as Information Services director, he is now currently teaching Case Prep and Factual Investigation. He also coaches the Massachusetts School of Law Black Law Student Association (BLSA) and the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trial Advocacy Teams.
Director of Technology
Mick Coyne received his B.A. in Economics from Providence College, where he also helped develop the ResNet program with the Providence College technology department. He graduated magna cum laude from Massachusetts School of Law with a concentration in Intellectual Property, Media and Information Law, and has worked in MSLAW’s technology department since 2009.
Massachusetts School of Law provides network access, technology training and visual aid/AV support for our students. Presentation AV requests can be made for classes via email. Additionally, students may contact either Dan or Mick to get help with Westlaw/Lexis accounts, computer, network, and internet issues, as well as for inquiries regarding the school website and social media.
Technical Services Consultant
Ms. Biswas is a consultant to MSLAW and is MSLAW’s former Technical Services Librarian. She received her M.S. in Information Science from Simmons College and her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Delhi. Prior to joining Massachusetts School of Law, she had 12 years of experience in academic, corporate, and public libraries.
Information Resource Center
Reserve Desk Manager
Arvilla Schott is the Reserve Desk Manager for the Information Resource Center. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from Hiram College, her Paralegal Certificate from the American Institute for Paralegal Studies and received her J.D. from MSLAW in June 2004.
Massachusetts School of Law's mission is to provide an academically rigorous affordable legal education emphasizing ethics, advocacy, leadership, and professional skills. MSLAW provides an accessible and affordable legal education to tomorrow’s leaders in law, business, and technology who seek to contribute to their communities as advocates, lawyers, and leaders. Lawyers have substantial influence in our society and MSLAW prepares its graduates to use that power to help their clients and obtain the societal advancement that a law degree has traditionally provided.
To accomplish its mission, Massachusetts School of Law brings together a diverse group of scholars, judges, expert practitioners and other professionals to provide individuals from all backgrounds a rigorous, professionally advantageous, affordable legal education so that they can improve their lives and better serve their communities.