Mr. Civil Rights Lawyer
Former Public Defender turned civil rights litigator. A longtime advocate for criminal justice reform. However, I am looking to switch careers into a business where I can have a bigger impact and help dismantle the systems of structural inequality.
Undergrad School: Large State School
Undergrad Major: Economics
Age: 30, Ethnicity: White
Other Degree/Certification: Juris Doctor
School Name: Top 50 Law School
Extracurriculars: Teen Court (pre-trial diversion for at risk youth), Code Enforcement Board for my Community, and a Bar Association Rules Committee Member.
Title: Public Defender
Company: Public Service
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos
Title: Civil Rights Attorney
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos
Big Life Wins:
Multiple not guilty verdicts and won a motion to dismiss that resulted in a law being re-written the following year to prevent my loophole from working again.
Spent just under a year working for perhaps the nation’s most prominent civil rights litigator writing speeches and arguments for him.
Post MBA Goal:
My goal is to transition careers into general management or potentially marketing. My ideal landing spot would be in a leadership development program for a well-regarded Fortune 500 company.