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American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) is a national organization of law students, law professors, judges, and practicing lawyers who seek to revitalize and transform the legal debate. The organizations goal is to restore the fundamental principles of respect for human dignity, protection of individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, and access to justice to their rightful, and traditionally central, place in American Law. Through campus and lawyer chapters, speaking and media programs, and public education efforts, ACS seeks to strengthen the intellectual foundations of and the public case for a more progressive vision of the law in various areas relating to individual liberties.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014  5:15 p.m. in Room 203

Career Services Office event
Co-sponsored by the Duquesne American Constitutuion Society (ACS) and
the ACS Pittsburgh Lawyer Chapter

Featuring:
1. Christina Sloss, a clerk for Christine L. Donohue, Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
2. Eileen Yacknin, the Litigation Director for Neighborhood Legal Services.
3. Wayne Cobb, a solo practitioner at Cobb Counsel.
4. Hannah Akintoye, public defender with the Allegheny County Public Defender's office.
5. Megan Wildman Walker, the Pitt Law Legal Fellow at the Community Justice Project.
6. Alec Stone, Associate at Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.
7. Zachary Brecheisen, Associate at Jones Day.
8. Amanda Bundick, Associate at Jubelirer, Pass & Intrieri, P.C.

The panel will discuss a variety of topics including:

* Tips for job hunting
* Ways to stand out as a clerk/intern
* Benefits and Downsides to working in the environment you work in
* How they got their job
* Paths to getting Public Interest Careers

Please make plans to attend this event! This is a great opportunity to get
knowledge from a diverse group of lawyers and to network.

We will be serving food!
Please contact Angela Reed Strathman (reedstrathmana@duq.edu) with any questions!