Public Interest Academy

Public Interest Academy

Saturday, September 15 - Statler Hotel 

 

Schedule of Events

Public Interest Academy

Saturday, September 15 - Statler Hotel

 

Schedule of Events

 

10:00 am – 12:00 pm  Mindful Public Interest Practice

Samara Anderson

Legal and Policy Advisor for the State of Vermont, Agency of Human Services, Registered Yoga Medicine™ Yoga Teacher Waterbury, VT

 

11:30 am –1:15 pm   Registration/ Keynote

Bryan Hetherington ’75 Former Chief Counsel, Empire Justice Center Rochester, NY

 

1:30 pm –2:30 pm  Tipping the Scales Toward Justice in Tumultuous Times: How to be an effective lawyer and advocate in polarized times

 

Zohra Ahmed  Clinical Teaching Fellow, The Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide  Ithaca, NY

Stephanie Delgado– Garcia  Direct Representation Attorney, Kids In Need of Defense  Los Angeles, CA

Tanya Douglas   Director of Disability Advocacy Project at Manhattan Legal Services   New York, NY

Milo Primeaux  Civil Rights Attorney, Law Office of Milo Primeaux  Dansville, NY

Joseph Storch  Associate Counsel, SUNY Office of General Counsel and Chair of the Student Affairs Practice Group   Albany, NY

 

 

2:45 pm –3:45 pm  Conducting a Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Public Interest Path: Can I really live on a public interest salary?

 

Natalie Knott  Assistant Public Defender, Monroe County  Rochester, NY

Kaitlyn Schroeder ’18   Law Graduate, Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project Buffalo, NY.

Rachel Sherman  Vice President of Client Service at Market Street Trust Company    Corning, NY

John Tobin’74  Former Executive Director, New Hampshire Legal Assistance Concord, NH

 

 

4:00pm – 5:00 pm  Weighing Your Options...Is that Public Interest Too? Discover great public interest careers

 

Quisquella Addison   Program Director, LawHelpNY Program Director at Pro Bono Net New York, NY

Kimberly Brown   Obama Foundation Scholar with University of Chicago/Former Program Manager, International Development Law Organization  Nairobi, Kenya

 

Femi Cadmus  Edward Cornell Law Librarian, Associate Dean for Library Services, and Professor of Practice- Cornell Law School/ President, American Association of Law Libraries  Ithaca, NY

Bee-Seon Keum’10  Staff Attorney, Lawyers Alliance New York, NY

Sara Lulo’02  Assistant Dean, Yale Law School  New Haven, CT

 

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Reception – sponsored by FLWBA (Finger Lakes Women’s Bar Association)

 

 

Sponsored by ACS, Briggs, LALSA, NLG, PILU, and the Office of Public Service

 

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Speakers

 

Quisquella Addison      

Program Director, LawHelpNY Program Director at Pro Bono Net

New York, NY

 

Zohra Ahmed  

Clinical Teaching Fellow, Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide             

Ithaca, NY

 

Samara Anderson          

Legal and Policy Advisor for the State of Vermont, Agency of Human Services, Registered Yoga Medicine™ Yoga Teacher

Waterbury, VT

 

Kimberly Brown             

Obama Foundation Scholar with University of Chicago/Former Program Manager, International Development Law Organization    

Nairobi, Kenya

 

Femi Cadmus   

Edward Cornell Law Librarian, Associate Dean for Library Services, and Professor of Practice- Cornell Law School/ President, American Association of Law Libraries             

Ithaca, NY

 

Stephanie Delgado-Garcia         

Direct Representation Attorney, Kids In Need of Defense             

Los Angeles, CA

 

Tanya Douglas ’92         

Director of Disability Advocacy Project at Manhattan Legal Services         

New York, NY

 

 

 

Bryan Hetherington ’75              

Former Chief Counsel, Empire Justice Center     

Rochester, NY

 

Bee-Seon Keum ’10                      

Staff Attorney, Lawyers Alliance for New York   

New York, NY

 

Natalie Knott   

Assistant Public Defender, Monroe County         

Geneva, NY

 

Sara Lulo ’02    

Assistant Dean, Yale Law School                               

New Haven, CT

 

Emile “Milo” Primeaux

Civil Rights Attorney, Law Office of Milo Primeaux           

Dansville, NY

 

Kaitlyn Schroeder          

Law Graduate, Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project   

Buffalo, NY

 

Rachel Sherman             

Vice President of Client Service at Market Street Trust Company               

Corning, NY

 

Joseph Storch’06            

Associate Counsel in the SUNY Office of General Counsel and Chair of the Student Affairs Practice Group 

Albany, NY

 

John Tobin ’74 

Former Executive Director, New Hampshire Legal Assistance      

Concord, NH