Over 75 attendees from the government, non-profits, and judicial chambers attended an event focused on the emerging trends and issues in the area of field placements.
Professor David Fontana is featured in the July issue of Washingtonian magazine and spoke about decentralization and the possibility of relocating the government out of the Washington, D.C., area.
The gift from the Dee J. Kelly Foundation—named for the late, distinguished alumnus of GW Law—provides the school with financial support.
“Last year, the Black Law Students Association established brown bag lunches with professors. It was such a great experience because the professors were so willing to meet with us. The accessibility of the faculty here allowed us to move from ‘wouldn’t it be cool if…’ to actually making it happen.”
Olajumoke Obayanju, 3L
"My studies at GW prepared me exceptionally well for my current role. One course in particular covered every substantive topic I deal with on a day-to-day basis and helped distinguish me from other applicants.”
Matthew Conrad, LLM ’13
"Growing up in Puerto Rico, I explored an astonishingly diverse range of geological and biological habitats that fueled my passion for environmental issues.”
Adriana Vélez-León, 2L
"Last July, the GW Law SBA was named Student Bar Association of the Year by the American Bar Association. It’s really amazing to get national recognition for our work.”
George Soussou, 3L