Panel Discussion on Law School and Careers in the Law
Wednesday, October 28, 2020,5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Considering law school? Want to learn more about careers in the law?
Join us for a panel discussion with five New College alumni who have gone on to successful legal careers! We will discuss everything from applying to and succeeding in law school, to the variety of career paths open to law school graduates.
The panel discussion will largely be driven by student questions, so please tune in ready to ask questions. The panel discussion will be moderated by Michael Gorup, Assistant Professor of Political Science.
Joe Abboud graduated from New College in 2011. After completing his first year of law school at Boston University School of Law, Joe transferred to Harvard Law School, where he graduated with his JD in 2015. After doing a year-long fellowship in the New York State Attorney General’s Civil Rights Bureau, Joe became an Associate at Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP, a small civil rights law firm based in Washington, D.C. Joe represents employees in cases under federal, state, and local employment discrimination laws, students and school employees in Title IX cases, and whistleblowers who report misconduct by private and government actors.
Silvia Manzanero graduated from New College in 2003, with a focus on Political Science. Silvia received her Juris Doctor with a Certificate of Concentration in International Law from Stetson University College of Law. While at Stetson, she interned with the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection; and the Immigration Unit at Gulfcoast Legal Services. She has been the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of her legal work. She is currently a solo practitioner at Silvia Manzanero Law Firm, PLLC, in Palm Coast, Florida. Her practice is focused exclusively on immigration and nationality law.
TM Mawn graduated from New College in 2011 with a degree in History/Sociology. While at New College, he was student body president and chief justice of the student court. He received his JD from the Walter F. George school of Law, the Mercer University law school. He is currently a solo practitioner, and runs his own firm in Berlin, Germany, helping expats with tax and legal issues.
Taylor Parker graduated from New College in 2014, with a degree in psychology and gender studies. She received her JD from Steston University College of Law in 2017, concentrating in social justice advocacy. She is currently the Compliance Officer and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at New College, an Adjunct Professor at Stamford College of Law, and a Partner at Safe Campuses LLC consulting.
Michael Cowgill graduated from New College in 2011, where he focused on social theory and environmental studies. Post-grad, Michael spent a year working as a legal assistant at a local law firm–Maglio, Christopher, & Toale. He moved to Portland, Oregon in 2012, where he attended Lewis & Clark Law School. Michael received his JD in 2015 and immediately opened his own immigration law practice–Meadowlark Immigration. After three years of immigration practice life beckoned Michael back home to Florida where he is now an associate attorney with the products liability litigation team at Maglio, Christopher, & Toale.
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