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International Law

Note: This is not for CLE. 

Description

The Career Choice Series is designed to help you choose your career path. Whether you’re a law student, young lawyer, or transitioning attorney, find out what it’s like to work in various practice areas and the best way to position yourself to get there.

In this segment, our speakers will explore their respective practices in international law.

They will provide invaluable insight into how they broke into their respective positions, the pros and cons, and what a typical day in their practice entails.

Working with international clients.

Working with international clients.

Speakers

Roncevert (Ronce) Ganan Almond is Partner and Vice-President at The Wicks Group, based in Washington, D.C. His practice is devoted to U.S. regulation and policy, international law, and government relations involving aviation, aerospace and national security matters. Ronce has written extensively on international relations for various publications, law journals, and books. He serves as an editor for the Air & Space Lawyer and contributor to The Diplomat.  He also has experience with the U.S. political process having worked for congressional members, state parties and three presidential campaigns.  Additionally, he has worked with the UN Special Court for Sierra Leone and participated in the Duke-Geneva Institute for Transnational Law as well as the Joint Program in International Human Rights Law at Oxford University. Ronce holds a J.D., cum laude, and M.A. (Political Science) from Duke University and a B.A. (History), cum laude, from George Washington University.

Renee Dopplick is an attorney in Washington, D.C., with a focus on technology, energy and environmental law, and international law.  She serves as one of the appointed representatives from the American Bar Association to the United Nations and as Editor-in-Chief of International Law News published by the ABA Section of International Law. She is an American Bar Foundation Fellow. She serves on the Board of the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area. She received her law degree from Georgetown University, a Master of Science degree from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Moderator:
Skip Horne, Senior Assistant Dean, External Relations, Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, CA

Sponsored by ABA Career CenterYoung Lawyers DivisionLaw Student Division, and Section of International Law

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