Creating Change Through Law

So you’re interested in law…or maybe you aren’t. The legal field is broad, and there are a lot of different ways that knowledge of the law, the law making process, and the judicial system can be applied in society. In this panel, 4 Tufts Alumni share their very different professional roles and the various ways they are creating change through law today You might even be surprised to hear that not all of them intended to go to law school or become a lawyer when they first set out.

You’ll hear from:

Janelle Dempsey, BA ’09, Child Development, Justice Fellow at Lawyers for Civil Rights

Laura Edidin, BA ’90, International Relations, Chief Special Counsel for Ethics, Risk & Compliance, Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Yolanda Fair, BA ’09, International Relations, Assistant Public Defender, Buncombe County Public Defender’s Office

Laura Rotolo, BA ’97 and Fletcher ’00, Staff Counsel and Community Advocate, ACLU of Massachusetts


By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg