OPS_PublicInterest Symposium


Frank H.T. Rhodes Public Interest Law Career Symposium
"Public Interest Lawyering in Uncertain Times"

Friday, January 27, 2017

Panels: Examining the Issues - Room 186

Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence 3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

Melissa Gallo '12
2012-14 Rhodes Fellow, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, Washington, DC
Current Position: Legal Policy Director, Miami Coalition for the Homeless, Miami, FL

Cristina Laramee '14
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14-16 Rhodes Fellow, Bronx Defenders, New York, NY
Current Position: Staff Attorney, Bronx Defenders, New York, NY

Amanda Reynoso-Palley '16
2016-18 Rhodes Fellow, Day One, New York, NY

Sheri Lynn Johnson - James and Mark Flanagan Professor of Law, Cornell Law School


Sital Kalantry -
Clinical Professor of Law, Cornell Law School


The Environment, Refugees, Racial Equality 4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

Ben Tettlebaum '12
2013-15 Rhodes Fellow, Conservation Law Foundation, Portland, ME
2015-16: Staff Attorney, Conservation Law Foundation, Portland, ME
Current: Self-Employed

Colleen Cowgill '15
2015-17 Rhodes Fellow, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Washington, DC

Mario Roque '17
2017-19 Rhodes Fellow, Empire Justice Center, Rochester, NY

Gerald Torres - Jane M.G. Foster Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

Beth Lyon - Clinical Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

Jonathan Feldman - Clinical Teaching Fellow, Cornell Law School

Reception, Dinner and Keynote: The Statler Hotel at Cornell

Reception: 6:15 - 7:15
Dinner: 7:15 - 9:00

Keynote speaker: Judith Whiting '86
General Counsel, Community Service Society, New York, NY


Sponsors:

Cornell Law School's Office of Public Service ~ Frank H.T. Rhodes Public Interest Law Fellowship Endowment ~ Cyrus Mehri '88 Public Interest Lecture Series