WPU PRE-LAW WORKSHOPS
FALL SEMESTER, 2014

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

DATE SPEAKER TOPIC LOCATION
Thursday, Oct. 2 Prof. Principe
Applying to Law School
Raubinger 403

(Professor Principe was a law professor at various law schools prior to coming to WPU, including the Salmon P. Chase College of Law – where he was voted Professor of the Year by the ’96 graduating class. Professor Principe earned his J.D. at the University of Washington School of Law and Ph.D. at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2003, he was named a Visiting Fellow of St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge University. His main areas of concentration are Constitutional Law, Comparative Rights, and International Law. Professor Principe is Director of the WPU Legal Studies Program; principem@wpunj.edu .)

Thursday, Oct. 16 Jason D. Williamson Careers in Public Interest Law
Raubinger 1

(Mr. Williamson is Staff Attorney for the Criminal Law Reform Project of the American Civil Liberties Union. Previously, he served as a litigation associate at the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, and Garrison, LLP in NYC. Mr. Williamson earned his B.A. at Harvard University and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law. Mr. Williamson will discuss public interest law as a potentially rewarding career path. Lunch will be available in the room, prior to the talk.) Flyer.

Tuesday, Oct. 28 Jesenia Ponce
Law School Experience
Raubinger 403

(Ms. Ponce participated in the WPU Pre-Law Program and WPU Summer Program at Cambridge University before attending Touro Law School, where she won two Cali Awards (for highest grade in a class) and was Aricles Editor for the Touro Journal of Race, Gender, and Ethnicity. Ms. Ponce graduated from law school in May, 2014.)

Thursday, Nov. 13 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 Law Review. After graduation from law school, Mr. Reiner was Law Clerk for the Hon. Jose L. Fuentes, Superior Court of N.J., Appellate Division and then an attorney with the law firm of Lowenstein-Sadler. After serving as an attorney with the New Jersey Governor’s Chief Counsel Office for a few years, Mr. Reiner was promoted to Senior Policy Advisor in the New Jersey Governor’s Office in 2012. Currently, he is Chief of Staff to the Deputy Commissioner in the NJ Department of Community Affairs.)

Please contact Professor Michael Luis Principe,
Director of the WPU Legal Studies Program, for more information. principem@wpunj.edu

 

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

All are Welcome!