Interested in what life is like after graduating from the LSJ Program? Have questions about the LSJ experience? Ask our alumni, who work in sectors as diverse as health care, technology, human rights, as well as the legal field. These alumni are here to help, so don't hesitate to send an email!

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Kassie Seaton

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Kassie Seaton graduated from the Law, Society and Justice program in the spring of 2011 with a minor in Human Rights. As an undergrad she was accepted into the STEP program with the Department of Justice at the United States Attorney’s Office as a legal intern in both the civil and criminal divisions for two years. At the
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Alex Caggiano

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Alex Caggiano graduated from the Law, Societies, and Justice program in the spring of 2010. Her favorite class was “Crime, Politics and Power” with Professor Herbert, which piqued her interest in pursuing a legal career. She also thoroughly enjoyed the ”Constitutional Law” course with Professor Lovell that also provided an interesting historical perspective. Alex gratefully gained employment at a
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Cynthia Chiu

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Cynthia Chiu graduated from the LSJ program in June 2009 with double minors in Anthropology and Human Rights. As an undergrad she started as an activist with environmental and labor rights groups and then brought attention to prisoner rights and reforms at campus. Since graduation, she has worked in public defender firms as a legal clerk and investigator. She is
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Jill Anderson

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Jill Anderson graduated from the Law, Societies, and Justice program in the spring of 2008. Also a Spanish major, Jill’s favorite LSJ class was “Human Rights in Latin America” with Professor Godoy. She also enjoyed the series of classes on Disability Rights taught by Sherri Brown. After graduation, Jill worked as a contractor for Philips Healthcare (part of Royal Philips Electroncs). She then joined
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Martina Kartman

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Martina Kartman graduated from the UW in 2009 with a dual degree in Law, Societies, and Justice and Women Studies, with a minor in Human Rights. As an undergraduate, she deeply enjoyed her involvement with human rights work in Guatemala and working as a tutor in the Seattle School Districts. After graduation, she traveled for ten months in Latin
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Leslie Berkseth

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Leslie Berkseth graduated in June 2011 with majors in both Law, Societies, and Justice and Political Science. As a student, she particularly enjoyed Professor Lovell’s Constitutional Law series, Professor Beckett’s Food, Law, and Justice class, and Professor Wender’s Drugs and Society class. She was also fortunate enough to travel abroad with the LSJ in Rome program her senior year.
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Lisa Dement-Schutt

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Lisa Dement-Schutt graduated from the Law, Societies, and Justice program in the spring of 2007. In addition to LSJ, she also majored in Political Science. Her research interest was the social progression of women and children through the courts; specifically the European courts. Toward the latter journey of her education, she became focused on “human trafficking” and accepted a
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Doug McManaway

Doug McManaway graduated from the Law, Societies, and Justice Program in the spring of 2010. Doug’s favorite class in LSJ was Professor Herbert’s seminar on Law, Justice and the Environment. He also liked Professor Cichowski’s class on Comparative Law and Courts and Professor Lovell’s seminar on the politics of the U.S. Supreme Court. After graduating, Doug worked at
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