Public Interest Careers Speaker Series

Join us for the Careers in Public Service Speaker Series

On Thursdays and Fridays in September, all students are invited to join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas.

Co-sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center, the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, and the Government and Public Service Society.

Dates: September 7, 14, 22 and 29

 

 

 

Criminal Law

September 7

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Room 4047

For our first panel, the topic will be Criminal Law and the speakers will be: Chief Toby Lathan (United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina), Shelagh Kenney (Center for Death Penalty Litigation), Tom Crosby (L'11, Durham District Attorney's Office) and Halerie Mahan (L'11, Federal Public Defender's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina). Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center, and the Government and Public Service Society (GPS). Lunch will be provided, please bring your own beverage. For more information, please contact Stella Boswell at boswell@law.duke.edu.

 

 

Government

September 14

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Room 4047

Join us to hear from a panel of lawyers working in government. Learn about their career paths and ask questions about how you too can do this kind of work. Panelists include David Elliot (L'93, NC Dept. of Justice), Kim Rehberg (L'94, City of Durham), Yolanda Brock (L'07, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission), and Captain McCormick (Marine JAG, the Pentagon). Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center, the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Government and Public Service Society. For more information, please contact Stella Boswell.

 

Non-Profits

September 22

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Room 4047

Join us to hear from a panel of lawyers working for non-profit organizations. Learn about their career paths and ask questions about how you too can do this kind of work. Representatives from several non-profits, including Brandon Coleman (L'11, Center for Responsible Lending), Blakely Hildebrand (Southern Environmental Law Center), Virginia Fogg (Disability Rights NC) and Lauren Mehta (Wounded Warrior Project) will be on the panel. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center and the Government and Public Service Society. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

 

Non-Traditional Public Interest

September 29

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Room 4047

Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu