Discovering Your Career Options with a Law Degree
April 2, 2013 6:30-8:00pm
Weise Merriweather Room (Willits Hallowell)
A Panel of Professionals. Four speakers will be joining us for a round robin discussion about their experiences in law school and beyond as well as providing insight into both the traditional and non-traditional fields of law. The state of the law economy will also be addressed along with advice on how best to pursue this field of interest. Panelists include:
Rachael Rosenberg, MHC Class of 2011, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Currently, she is a candidate for a JD from the Western New England University School of Law with an anticipated graduation date of May 2014. Recently, she was named to the 2013-2014 Editorial Board of the Western New England Law Review.
Candace Klementowicz, originally from New Jersey, graduated from Mary Baldwin College in May 2011 also with a Bachelor of Arts in History. She will be joining Rachael during graduation in May 2014 from the Western New England University School of Law.
Michael Gove served as law clerk to the Western Division of the Massachusetts Housing Court and most recently worked as an associate in a mid-sized law firm in Holyoke, MA- Lyon & Fitzpatrick, LLC- where he developed a successful practice. He is currently employed at Cooley Shrair in Springfield, MA handling matters involving Commercial Lending, Banking Law, Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy and general corporate matters. Michael graduated from Boston College with his JD in 2004 and UMass Amherst in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Bill Spirer describes himself as an attorney, urban educator, and aspiring school leader. He firmly believes that all children, regardless of their background, have the right to an excellent education. Through the Building Excellent Schools Fellowship he currently has, he will be designing, founding, and leading a high performing, no excuses school in Springfield, MA. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Spanish, attended Pace University to obtain his Master’s of the Science of Teaching and Secondary Social Studies Education and completed his JD at the Brooklyn Law School.