USD School of Law Alumna Brittany Swett '17 (JD) Joins NALP as PSJD Fellow

San Diego (August 21, 2017) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Brittany Swett, '17 (JD), has joined the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) as a Public Service Jobs Directory (PSJD) fellow for the 2017-18 calendar year.

During law school, Swett focused her studies in education law, interning for the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program Special Education Advocacy Project, California Charter Schools Association, and the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Prior to attending law school, Swett taught elementary school in Baltimore. Swett also holds a BA in political science from Marymount Manhattan College.

NALP is an association of over 2,500 legal career professionals who advise law students, lawyers, law offices, and law schools in North America and beyond. NALP believes in fairness, facts and the power of a diverse community. The organization strives to be the best career services, recruitment, and professional development organization in the world by providing an ethical recruiting system, employment data, and expert advice to the lawyers and law students in order to guide and support them in every stage of their careers.

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About the University of San Diego School of Law

The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law is recognized for the excellence of its faculty, depth of its curriculum, and strength of its clinical programs. Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 35th nationally and 6th on the West Coast among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 24th nationally and 6th on the West Coast in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

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