Beyond the Law: Putting Your J.D. Degree to Work in Non-Legal Careers

Beyond the Law: Putting Your J.D. Degree to Work in Non-Legal Careers

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Date and Time

  • Wednesday, February 23, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Degheri Alumni Center

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Join us for a panel and reception with USD alumni who are engaged in a wide variety of alternative legal careers. The panel will address the versatility and marketability of a law degree and highlight career options outside the traditional practice of law. In addition, panelists will discuss factors that should be considered before embarking upon a non-legal career.

6:00 – 7:15 p.m.

Cara Mitnick, Esq.
Assistant Dean for Career Services

Alumni Panelists
Stephen P. Doyle '84
President, Brookfield Homes

Michael D. Heller '07
Senior Consultant, Corporate Investigations/Business Intelligence, Control Risks

Lizzette K. Herrera '03, Esq., MSW
Assistant Director of Public Service and Diversity
Adjunct Professor of Law & Interim Director, Agency Internship Programs, USD School of Law Career Services Office

Dinyar Mehta '93
Director, WestlawNext

7:15 – 8:30 p.m.
Hors d'oeuvres and drinks

This event is a collaborative effort of USD Alumni Relations, the USD School of Law Office of Development and Alumni Relations and the law school’s Career Services office.

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