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Symposium on Elected Public Service

Wednesday, 21 March, 2018

The School of Law will hold the Symposium on Elected Public Service on Wednesday, March 21, in the John K. Pruellage Courtroom, Scott Hall, for those interested in learning more about a meaningful career as an elected official and the mechanics for getting started.

Registration and lunch begin at 11:45 a.m., and the symposium will conclude at 4:30 p.m., followed by a networking reception.

Former St. Louis mayor Francis G. Slay (Law '80) and former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Kevin F. O'Malley (A&S '70, Law '73) will be the featured speakers, and several other SLU LAW alumni will also present about their careers in public service.

This symposium will be of particular interest to law and pre-law students, as it will also cover why lawyers are needed in the legislative process and will be an opportunity to network with several SLU LAW alumni in public service.

Speakers include:

  • Representative Raumesh Akbari, J.D. (Law '09), District 91, Tennessee General Assembly
  • Michael Brain, J.D. (Law '13), counsel, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Jack Coatar, J.D. (A&S '08, Law '12), of counsel, Spencer Fane, LLP and 7th Ward Alderman, City of St. Louis
  • Joshua Horeled, J.D. (Law '16), legal counsel, Illinois Senate Republican Caucus
  • Kate McAuliffe, J.D. (Law '96), counsel, Hogan Lovells, LLP and former associate counsel to U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Leader Richard A. Gephardt
  • Eric Schmitt, J.D. (Law '00), Missouri State Treasurer
  • David W. Sweeney, J.D. (Law '05), member, Lewis Rice, LLC; registered lobbyist and former counsel to the St. Louis Board of Aldermen
  • Representative Cora Faith Walker, J.D. (Law '09), District 74, Missouri House of Representatives
  • Joseph Wilson, J.D. (Law '14), JTW Consulting, LLC

View the full schedule and RSVP here.

This event is free, but registration is requested. 3.8 MO CLE credits are available for Missouri attorneys.