Fleischaker Family Public Interest and Public Service Program Associate
Rob is a Senior Career Counselor. Prior to joining GW Law School, Rob was a Senior Clinical Instructor at Harvard Law School and Lecturer on Law where he taught and supervised third-year law students in criminal defense representation of indigent defendants charged with misdemeanors and felonies and in the Trial Advocacy Workshop, an intensive course teaching and demonstrating civil and criminal trials. Before joining Harvard, Rob was in private practice specializing in civil litigation and criminal defense and represented thousands of clients in a variety of cases including employment law, contract disputes, school disciplinary matters, theft crimes, drugs, and murder. While in law school, Rob worked in the Prisoners’ Rights Clinic, representing inmates charged with disciplinary infractions, had a judicial internship for a senior justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court, worked in the litigation department of a large law firm in Boston and the general counsel's offices of a biotech company and the Massachusetts Teachers Association, the largest labor union in Massachusetts.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Rob was a high school English teacher in California and worked as an executive search consultant on behalf of large law firms. Rob earned a BA from Morehouse College, EdM from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and his JD from Northeastern University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts.
Appointment Types: 1L, 2L, and 3L - Job Search Strategy, Document Review (Resume and/or Cover Letter), Mock Interview, Offer Evaluation, Public Sector.