Public Defender Brownbag Lunch Series Kick-Off

Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm
University of Chicago Law School, Classroom V

The Criminal Law Society and its faculty advisor, Professor Siegler, invite interested students to attend the first lunch in the new Public Defender Brownbag Lunch Series, which will be co-sponsored by OCS. The goal of this informal discussion series is to connect students who are interested in exploring public defender careers with each other, with interested faculty, and with practicing public defenders, and to help them feel like they are part of a larger community. The series will provide information about finding summer PD jobs, pursuing post-graduate PD jobs and fellowships, and obtaining loan forgiveness, among other topics. It will also be a forum for sharing information, ideas, and concerns more generally. During the course of this series, we hope to bring in public defenders from every part of the system—state, federal, trial, appellate, juvenile, etc—to give advice and talk about their ca