Alternative Legal (Or Non-Legal) Career Panel and Reception


Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm


Reading Room

Reading Room
William F. Starr Hall
45 Elizabeth St.
Hartford, CT 06105-2290


This event is designed for Law School students and graduates to learn more about the wide number of career possibilities for those who hold a J.D. A panel of speakers from a variety of careers will speak about how they accessed their careers and how their J.D. best serves them. The event will end with a reception, which will allow an opportunity for attendees to speak directly with the panelists.


  • Portia D. Allen - Manager of Community Investments, United Way of the Pioneer Valley
  • Melanie Dykas '10 - Lobbyist and Associate Attorney, Halloran & Sage, LLP
  • Sherri McKelvey '91 - AVP Regional Claims Officer, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
  • Gregory Miller '91 - Portfolio Manager, Bradley, Foster, Sargent, Inc., Investment Advisory Firm
  • Jeremy Sauer '12 - Legislative Attorney, Connecticut General Assembly, Legislative Commissioners' Office

Moderator: Karen DeMeola '96, Assistant Dean of Students

This event is sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association / Young Lawyers Section, UConn Law's Career Planning Center, and the American Constitution Society.


Delania Barbee


If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact the Law School at 860-570-5130 or via email at at least two weeks in advance.