The Baker-Nord Center for Humanities will hold a panel discussion for undergraduate students Monday, Feb. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Clark Hall, Room 206.
The Humanities@Work event will feature panelists explaining how their background in humanities impacted their eventual careers in law.
The panel will be composed of:
Joel Levin (University of Chicago, ’82) majored in history and philosophy. As a lawyer at Levin & Associates Co. LPA, he represents victims against wayward banks, financial institutions, lawyers, accountants, police, sheriffs’ offices and prison officials. He has also founded two software development startups.
Maria Del Monaco (Tufts University, ’83) majored in English and economics. Formerly a partner at Ulmer and Berne LLP, she now is a practicing attorney at the Federal Trade Commission.
Susan Friedman (Washington University, ’91) majored in political science and English. Currently partner at Axner Friedman LLP, she specializes in estate planning, elder law and special needs law.
Jessie Hill (Brown University, ’92) majored in comparative literature. A specialist in first amendment, civil rights and reproductive rights law, she is associate dean for academic affairs and the Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
Mirela Turc (CWR ’10) majored in history and political science. She is staff attorney to Colleen A. Falkowski, a judge for Lake County Domestic Relations Court.