Public Interest Careers Speaker Series

Public Interest Speaker Series

Join us for the Careers in Government and Public Interest, Friday Speaker Series. This speaker panel series discusses the career paths taken by government attorneys, as well as attorneys in veteran’s law and policy, criminal law, immigration law and policy, and environmental law and policy.

Co-sponsored by the Office of Public Interest Advising, the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, and the Government and Public Service Society, and various student groups.

Dates: September 6, 13, 20, 27; October 4

 

 

Veterans Law

September 6

  • Tripp Greason
    Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
  • Lois Harvin-Ravin
    Durham County Veteran Services
  • Jim Wall
    Legal Aid of North Carolina
  • Daniel Bowes
    North Carolina Justice Center
  • Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Location: Room 4047

An informal Q&A session will follow from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Burdman Lounge (Room 3000).

 

Government Agencies

September 13

So you want to work in Government Agencies

  • Michael Gilles ('10)
    US Department of State, Office of the Legal Adviser
  • Erin Reis
    US Department of Housing & Urban Development
  • Brian Rabinovitz ('10)
    NC Department of Justice
  • Katherine "Abby" Zimmerman
    US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Location: Room 4047

An informal Q&A session is scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Burdman Lounge (Room 3000).

 

Environmental Law & Policy

September 20

So you want to work in environmental law and policy?

  • Chandra Taylor
    Southern Environmental Law Center
  • Dan Hirschman
    NC Department of Justice
  • Sue Ely ('12)
    US Department of the Interior
  • Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Location: Room 4047

An informal Q&A session is scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Burdman Lounge (Room 3000).

 

Criminal Law

September 27

So You Want To Work In Criminal Law?

  • Bradley Bannon
    Cheshire Parker Schneider & Bryan
  • Benjamin R David
    District Attorney, District 5, NC
  • Barbara D. Kocher
    Assistant US Attorney, Eastern District of NC
  • James E. Williams, Jr. ('79)
    Public Defender District 15B, NC
  • Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Location: Room 4047

An informal Q&A session is scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Burdman Lounge (Room 3000).

 

Immigration Law

October 4

So You Want To Work in Immigration Law

  • Tom Fulghum ('98)
    Private Practice Immigration Attorney
  • Katelyn Love ('11)
    US Citizenship & Immigration Services, Office of Chief Counsel
  • TeAndra Miller
    Legail Aid of North Carolina, Project Director of Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative and Battered Immigration Project
  • Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Location: Room 4047

An informal Q&A session is scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Burdman Lounge (Room 3000).