Cornell Law School Office of Public Service Short
Public Interest Law Career Symposium Friday, January 24, 2014
Sponsored in part by the Frank H.T. Rhodes Public Interest Law Fellowship

Panels:  Myron Taylor Hall, Room G90

Crossing Borders:  Issues of National and International Concern  2:30 p.m.

 Michael Pillera '11             
Asylum Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
 Laura Berumen '10 Attorney, California Rural Legal Assistance Migrant Farmworker Project
 Dawn Sikorski '05       
Acting Corporation Counsel, Islamic Relief USA


In Our Back Yard:  Creative Projects Supporting Local Communities  3:45 p.m.

 Jacques David '05                         
Attorney, The Legal Aid Society Harlem Neighborhood Office, Community Development Project
 Molly Curren Rowles '08               
Attorney, Jewish Community Alliance
 Melissa Gallo '12         
Frank H.T. Rhodes Public Interest Fellow, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
 Ben Tettlebaum '12     
Frank H.T. Rhodes Public Interest Fellow, Conservation Law Foundation


For the People:  Government's Role in Consumer Protection  5:00 p.m.

 Ronald Chillemi '96             
Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, State of New Jersey Attorney General's Office
 James Kim '99   
Enforcement Attorney, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
 Yen Hoang '11                
General Attorney, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Reception, Dinner and Keynote:
The Statler Hotel reception begins 6:15 p.m.

Michael S. Levine

Executive Vice President and General Counsel Local Initiatives Support Corp.

"Community Development Law - How to Make a Difference"
Keynote Sponsored by the Cyrus Mehri '88 Public Interest Lecture Series