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With the competitive job market today, Penn State Law student Jonathan Lozano ’12 was looking for a way to increase his attractiveness to prospective employers. So he is pursuing a joint J.D./Master’s of Education in College Student Affairs.
Health insurance industry critic Wendell Potter will speak at Penn State Law on September 20. Potter rose to national prominence in 2009 when he testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Technology Committee about deceptive insurance industry practices designed to boost profits—practices that also resulted in millions of people being uninsured. The public is welcome.
Interning at the Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Arlington, Virginia, this summer has been a great confidence booster for rising second-year Penn State Law student Kristina Dahmann ’13, who has been continually pushing herself to new heights working side-by-side with attorneys in the Office of Chief Counsel.
Pilot Shelley Ewalt used a law degree to take a career in aviation career to new heights. Now an aviation attorney at Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot, Ewalt shares her thoughts on the airline industry.
From August 3 to August 6, a select group of public defenders from across Pennsylvania will have the opportunity to hone their trial advocacy and persuasion skills in Penn State Law’s new state-of-the-art, digital courtroom in Lewis Katz Hall, Carlisle, PA.
This week Professor William E. Butler published The Russian Legal Practitioner, a comprehensive summary of the practice of law in Russia.
Anyone interested in practicing big law would have McDermott Will & Emery on their list. The firm has been in business since 1934 and has grown from its headquarters in Chicago to having offices around the world employing more than 1,000 lawyers and is considered one of the nation’s top firms. But for Jake Mattinson ’12, a summer associate in McDermott’s Employee Benefits Practice Group in Chicago, it has a small-firm feel.
At her summer internship with the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW), Rachel Rivers is using her legal education to protect the environment while advancing human rights.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case presented by the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic.

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