22 Oct American Bar Association: The Civil Rights Lawyer
American Bar Association: The Civil Rights Lawyer
There are so many ways to work to advance civil rights and social justice, and the time could not be more opportune to explore pathways into the profession of the civil rights lawyer. This four-part series provides insights and perspectives about pursuing a career in the realm of civil rights law. Panelists include law professors, policy advocates, civil rights litigators, public interest lawyers, federal agency attorneys, law clerks, and a range of others who will discuss their career trajectories and lessons learned in their work to advance civil rights.
During the first of the series, panelists address questions such as: What career options are available to lawyers in the area of civil rights? How does one launch a career as a civil rights lawyer? What do you wish you had known when embarking on a career as a civil rights lawyer?