Cornell Law School Office of Public Service Short
Public Interest Law Career Symposium Friday, January 23, 2015 sponsored in part by the Frank H.T. Rhodes Public Interest Law Fellowship FUND

Panels:  Myron Taylor Hall, Room 186

Advocating for the Necessities of Life:  Food, Shelter, Work    3:30 p.m.

Melissa Gallo '12   
Legal Policy Director, Miami Coalition for the Homeless, and 2012-14 Rhodes Fellow
Ben Tettlebaum '12 2013-15 Rhodes Fellow, Conservation Law Foundation
I. Kristine Bergstrom-Norwood '04
Senior Attorney, Nevada Legal Services


Indigent Criminal Defense:  The Promise of Gideon v. Wainwright    4:25 p.m.

Cristina Laramee '14                     
2014-16 Rhodes Fellow, Bronx Defenders
Ryan Norwood '12     
Assistant Federal Defender, Federal Defender of Nevada, Non-Capital Habeas Corpus Unit
Katie Higgins '09
Assistant Public Defender, Monroe County Public Defender's Office


Government Practice:  Challenge, Responsibility, Service  5:20 p.m.

Alan Phelps '00                     
Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Consumer Protection Branch
Rachana Munchi '02
Staff Attorney, State of New Jersey Appellate Court
Anne Phelps '01       
Committee Director, Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety, Council of the District of Columbia
Office of Councilmember Tommy Wells

Reception, Dinner and Keynote: The Statler Hotel

The reception begins 6:15 p.m.

Eve Hill '89

Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division

Keynote Sponsored by the Cyrus Mehri '88 Public Interest Lecture Series