Different Paths To Your First Legal Job and Strategies To Get There

  • Starts: 6:30 pm on Thursday, April 1, 2010
  • Ends: 7:30 pm on Thursday, April 1, 2010
Concerned about the possibility of graduating without a job lined up? Want to do something different with your law degree? Don't miss out on every chance to meet with alums who were in the same position not so long ago AND who worked hard to identify and land terrific jobs in all different settings! Come hear from our distinguished panelists about their current jobs and how they got there. Panelists include: Aaron Agulnek, Director, Massachusetts Association of Jewish Federations Aaron Agulnek works in the Government Affairs division of the Jewish Community Relations Council where he advocates to the federal and state government on behalf of the Jewish community. As the Director of the Massachusetts Association of Jewish Federations, Aaron is primarily responsible for issues related to the elderly, adults with disabilities and the immigrant community. Prior to joining the JCRC, Aaron was the legal counsel for State Senator Marian Walsh of West Roxbury, the Majority Whip. While with Senator Walsh, he worked on a wide variety of policy issues, including legislation protecting persons with disabilities and an amendment to the Office of Child Advocate law which safeguarded the civil liberties of children and families. Aaron also worked with the Asset Development Commission, established by the General Court to study and make recommendations concerning the development of financial assets as a way to ensure that all people in the state of Massachusetts achieve long-term, sustainable economic security and self-sufficiency and enjoy economic opportunity. Aaron helped organize and lead HeadCount, a non-partisan voter registration organization focusing on concerts and music festivals across the country. He served as the New England Regional Director prior to becoming General Counsel. In early 2008, Aaron formed Music for Democracy, a grassroots political action committee of musicians, industry professionals, politicians, and music fans united to support candidates for federal office and facilitate public awareness campaigns that advance the agenda of progressive musicians, their fans, and the music community at large. Aaron was selected in 2007 by the Boston Bar Association as a fellow in its Public Interest Leadership Program, designed to develop the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Aaron received his Bachelor of Science in marketing from the University of Maryland in 2000 and his JD from the Boston University School of Law in 2005. Aaron grew up in Sharon, Massachusetts and currently resides in Brookline. Donald Calloway, Missouri State Representative and Private Practitioner Rep. Don Calloway, a Democrat, represents 23 municipalities in mid St. Louis County that make up District 71. Among the areas that Rep. Calloway serves are Normandy, Pine Lawn, and the University of Missouri
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