Boston University School of Law

BU Law: Public Interest Series: Lunch and Individual Advising with Emily Cardy (‘09) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services

Summary

BU Law: Public Interest Series: Lunch and Individual Advising with Emily Cardy (‘09) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services

Description

Lunch from 1-2 pm in Room 920 b with individual advising appointments to follow from 2:20-4:00 pm in the CDO Conference Room.

*Please sign up for lunch as well as individual advising appointments on the board located outside of the CDO beginning Monday, January 13th*

Interested in criminal law? Appellate advocacy and defense on behalf of indigent clients? Federal and state clerkship experience after law school in either trial or appellate courts? Join the CDO for lunch with alumna Emily Cardy of the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS).

Emily Cardy is a staff appellate attorney at CPCS, Massachusetts’s public defender agency. At CPCS, she represents indigent clients in their post-conviction appeals in the Massachusetts Appeals Court and in the Supreme Judicial Court. Before joining CPCS, Ms. Cardy clerked for Justice James McHugh in the Massachusetts Appeals Court and for United States Magistrate Judge Charles B. Day in the United States District Court, District of Maryland. Ms. Cardy is a 2009 graduate of BU Law. During law school, Ms. Cardy participated in the year-long Criminal Law Clinic, representing both juvenile and adult clients, and she spent her 2L summer working in the Special Litigation Division of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Recently, Ms. Cardy was counsel for the juvenile in Commonwealth v. Humberto H., decided by the Supreme Judicial Court in November 2013.

Starts

1:00pm on Friday, January 31st 2014

End Time

2:00pm

Location

Room 920b

Topics

Career Development Office, J.D. Central