Please join us on Thursday, April 18th in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center for a day dedicated to a discussion of legal careers and the law.
Schedule of events:
9:00 am - 10:15 am: Why go to law school and how to succeed once you're there. Participants: Mr. Eric Kniskern, Director of Admissions, Widener-Harrisburg School of Law; Ms. Molly McDonough (2012 Wilkes graduate, 1L at Widener-Harrisburg); Ms. Lisa Rauschmeier (Touro School of Law); Mr. Nick Lutz (2008 Wilkes graduate, 2011 University of Pittsburgh School of Law)
10:30 am - 11:45 am: Getting a job as a lawyer. What does the job market look like? What do lawyers do? Participants: Mr. Eugene Roth, Mr. James Bobeck, Mr. Jason Provinzano, and Mr. Al Flora (four lawyers, each working in various aspects of the law)
1:15 pm -2:30 pm: Panel Discussion on careers in International Law. Participants: Col Frank Titus, Colonel, lawyer, Peacekeeper, and leading advocate on matters related to international law, humanitarian aid, food security and policy, peacekeeping and US-UN relations Mr. Luke Mhlaba is a Principal Legal Officer in the Office of the Legal Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs, at UN Headquarters in New York, and has more than 20 years of work experience within the United Nations, mainly related to legal aspects of peacekeeping operations. Mr. George Barron is a native of Hazleton, PA and practices Immigration law in Wilkes Barre.
2:30 pm-4:00 pm: Main Lecture: United Nations Peacekeeping and International Law. Participants: Col. Titus and Mr. Mhlaba.