Public Interest Employer Web Series Videos

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Last year, the metro area law schools held an introductory series on the practice of public interest law. The videos from the series can be found below:

 

City Government (Video)

Panelists:
● Lillian Evans|Director of Legal Recruitment, NYC Law Department
● Andrew Tallis|Managing Attorney, Office of Legal Affairs, NYC Department of Social Services
● Bess Chiu|Chief of Staff, Office of the Counsel to the Mayor
● Jeffrey Baker|Director, Legislative Division, NYC Council

 

Civil and Criminal Prosecution (Video)

Panelists:
● Renée J. Tello|Managing Attorney, NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission
● Sherry M. Cohen|Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment, Bronx District Attorney’s Office
● Paul Babchik|Senior Counsel, Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor
● Nicole Keary|Deputy Attorney General, NYS Office of the Attorney General, Organized Crime Task Force

 

Civil Rights Law (Video)

Panelists:
● Rebekah Jaob|Staff Attorney, Legal Action Center
● Liz Turner|Executive Director, Advocates for Justice

 

Environmental Law (Video)

Panelists:
● Moneen Nasmeth|Earthjustice (NE Region, NYC)
● Michelle Sarro|NYC Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation
● Jeshica Patel|NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
● Katheirne Fiedler|Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound
● Samuel Capasso|FEMA (DC)

 

Family Law and Children’s Rights (Video)

Panelists:
● Annie Carney|Staff Attorney, Family Defense Practice, The Bronx Defenders
● Melissa Keller|Team Leader, Administration for Children’s Services, Family Court Legal Services, Queens Family Court
● Melissa Paul-Franklyn|Assistant Attorney-in-Charge, The Legal Aid Society Juvenile Rights Practice – Manhattan Office
● Christen Smith|Staff Attorney, Children’s Law Project, Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York

 

Federal Government (Video, Passcode: ICPI 2020)

Panelists:
● Trisha A. Fillbach|Assistant Director, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, U.S. Department of Justice
● Thomas P. Ziehnert|Chief, Employment Complaints & Adjudication Division, Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Interior
● Capt. J. Brian Meskill|Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Air Force JAG

 

Housing Rights (Video)

Panelists:
● Justin La Mort (jlamort@mfjlegal.org) | Mobilization for Justice
● Lauren Groetch (lgroetch@thefamilycenter.org) | The Legal Wellness Institute at The Family Center
● Shirali Shah (shirali.shah@nyshcr.org) | New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal Tenant Protection Unit
● Kristie Ortiz-Lam | Brooklyn Legal Services Corp. A

 

Immigration Law (Video)

Panelists:
● Janice Chua | Legal Services NYC
● John Travis | Catholic Charities
● Mauricio Norona | Cardozo Immigration Clinic
● Michelle Born | New York Immigration Coalition

 

International Human Rights (Video)

Panelists:
● Patricia Stottlemyer (stottlemyerp@humanrightsfirst.org) | Human Rights First (DC)
● Stephanie Amoako (stephanie@accountabilitycounsel.org) | Accountability Counsel
● Scott Johnston (johnstons@humanrightsfirst.org) | Human Rights First (NY)
● Ryan Thoreson (thoresr@hrw.org) | Human Rights Watch
● Natasha Arnpriester (natasha.arnpriester@opensocietyfoundations.org) | Open Society Foundations

 

Public Defense/Criminal Defense (Video, Passcode: ?6G0.y9a)

Panelists:
● Rigodis Appling (RTAppling@legal-aid.org) | The Legal Aid Society
● Stephen Chu (schu@oadnyc.org) | Office of the Appellate Defender
● Jane Merrill (jmerrill@ndsny.org) | Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem
● Thanisha Pariage (thanishap@bronxdefenders.org) |The Bronx Defenders

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