Pursuing a Government/Public Interest Career as a Student of Color

Monday, September 16, 2019 • 12:30 PM • Law School 4047Duke Law Events

Come to learn more about the experience of navigating law school and the legal field as a public interest student of color. How does the path differ in comparison to a career in private practice? What barriers or challenges are common to students of color pursuing these careers? Why should I stick with my desire to work in government or public interest? Come hear from a panel of attorneys who have already been in your shoes! Panelists will include attorneys from: the Public Defender Services of the District of Columbia, the North Carolina Office of the Attorney General, the ACLU of North Carolina, the Center for Death Penalty Litigation, the Duke Law Civil Justice Clinic, and the Durham City Attorney. This event is sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society. For more information, please contact Christopher Meadows at ccm58@duke.edu.

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