WPU PRE-LAW WORKSHOPS
FALL SEMESTER, 2015

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE OFFERED DURING THE COMMON HOUR, 12:30-2:00 PM

DATE

SPEAKER

TOPIC

LOCATION

Thursday,

Oct. 8

Professor Principe

Preparing for Law School

Raubinger 301

Professor Principe was a law professor at various law schools prior to coming to WPU (he was voted Professor of the Year by the ’96 graduating class at the Salmon P. Chase College of Law). Professor Principe earned his J.D. at the University of Washington School of Law, a Ph.D. at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and in 1993, he was named a Visiting Scholar at St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge University. His main areas of concentration are Constitutional Law & Theory, Comparative Rights, and International Law. Professor Principe is Director of the WPU Legal Studies Program.

Tuesday,

Oct. 20

James Arrabito

The Law School Experience

Raubinger 403

James participated in the WPU Pre-Law Program, where he was the 2014 WPU Legal Studies Student of the Year, before attending Rutgers/Newark Law School in 2014. After his first year of law school, James interned in the U.S. Federal District Court for Judge Martini and was named to the Rutgers Law Review. Recently, he accepted a 2016 summer position at Carter, Ledyard, & Milburn, a 150 year old Wall Street Firm that at one time included FDR as an attorney.

Tuesday,

Nov. 10

David Reiner, Esq.

Public Law Practice

Raubinger 403

Mr. Reiner participated in the WPU Pre-Law Program before attending Rutgers/Newark Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Rutgers Law Review. After serving as an attorney with the New Jersey Governor’s Chief Counsel Office and then as Senior Policy Advisor in the New Jersey Governor’s Office, in ’15 he was appointed Deputy Commissioner of the NJ Department of Community Affairs.

Tuesday,

Dec. 8

Valerie Gross, Esq.

Corporate Law

Raubinger 403

Ms. Gross participated in the WPU Pre-Law Program before attending Cornell University Law School. In addition to having formerly worked in the prestigious Park Avenue law firm of Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Ms. Gross is currently a corporate attorney in the Wall Street Offices of New Jersey’s largest law firm – McCarter & English.

 The WPU Pre-Law Program and Workshops are
open to the entire University community.