APABA-DC's Let's Get Clinical: A Spotlight on APA Legal Faculty and How They Got There (Oct. 28th)
Are you interested in practicing law while also pursuing a career in academia, especially in the clinical setting? Are you interested in hearing about cutting-edge, impactful work that other APA attorneys are doing to bring about meaningful change? Then join us on Wednesday, October 28th at 6:00pm EST as APABA-DC engages in a virtual panel discussion with clinical law professors of Asian descent on how they worked to achieve important roles in clinical legal education. The panelists work in a variety of legal subjects and bring expertise in immigration and civil rights to their roles. The virtual panel discussion will be held on Zoom and will begin with a panel discussion with the esteemed panelists and will then open to Q&A from the audience. This event has been organized by the Community Affairs, Education, and Practicing Attorneys Resource Committees of APABA-DC, with co-sponsorship by the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY), Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM), the Asian American Bar Association of Houston (AABA of Houston), the Muslim Bar Association of New York, and the Asian Pacific American Law Students Associations (APALSA) of American University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, University of Maryland, and University of Virginia.
The confirmed panelists include:
o Professor Nermeen Arastu, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Immigrant & Non-Citizen Rights Clinic, City University of New York School of Law
o Professor Ranjana Natarajan, Clinical Professor and Director of Civil Rights Clinic, University of Texas at Austin School of Law
o Professor Reena Parikh, Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of Civil Rights Clinic, Boston College Law School
o Professor Carlos M. Teuscher, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Transactional Clinic, Suffolk University Law School
Date: Wednesday, October 28th
Time: 6:00pm -7:15pm EST
Please RSVP for the event here. Zoom information will be sent to registrants closer to the event date. Attendees are encouraged to send questions for the panelists ahead of the event to Anjum Unwala and Melissa Nonaka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you require any special accommodations to participate in the event (e.g. ASL interpreters) or have any other questions, please also contact Anjum and Melissa at the above address.