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public interest

joshua-barkanfeature

Alumnus pursues philanthropic work alongside real estate practice

Although law degrees seem to run in the family, Joshua Barkan ’12 is forging his own path when it comes to his law career. As a third-generation lawyer, Barkan is also making a splash in the philanthropic world as a young professional in the Columbus community.

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Alumna uses legal background to secure housing for those in need

Samantha Shuler ’95 realized early on that she liked engaging in big-picture thinking. She’s now CEO of the nonprofit Community Housing Network, which develops and manages housing for people who have mental illness, are recovering from addiction, or have experienced homelessness.

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Heather DiFranco ’01 awarded NALP Service Excellence Award

Heather DiFranco ’01 served as chair of the National Association for Law Placement’s ABA Audit Protocol Work Group, which helped law schools transition to new protocols on reporting graduate job placement data. For her work she was awarded the NALP Service Excellence Award.

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2016 Public Service Fellows Feature

2016 public service fellows named

The Moritz College of Law is home to multiple post-graduate public service fellowships, which place recent graduates in nonprofit positions where they begin their careers in the public sector.

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A Legal Observation Training to Support Local Movements

On Nov. 12, from 6-8 p.m. in Room 351, Jill Humphries, of the National Lawyers Guild, and King Downing, of the Human Rights-Racial Justice Center, will conduct a legal observer training. Legal observers observe and record incidents and activities of […]

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Careers in the public sector: Environmental Litigation Lunch Event

The Public Service Law Center is proud to sponsor alumni Rees Alexander ’13 and Tasha Miracle ’14, both litigators in the Ohio Attorney General’s office focusing on Environmental Enforcement, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at noon in Room 251. Miracle is the former […]

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