J.D. Compass

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The J.D. Compass program pairs you with a Career Strategist upon graduation from the School of Law who works to help you secure full-time, long-term employment.

Your individual Career Strategist will:
  • Recognize and evaluate diverse professional opportunities suited to your interests
  • Help you develop resumes, cover letters and writing samples
  • Identify job openings
  • Provide feedback on job strategy
  • Support you through networking, and professional outreach and development
  • Utilize social media for networking, job openings and personal brand development
  • Review your electronic identity
  • Perform mock interviews and interview strategies

Career Strategists work closely with the Career and Professional Development team to help every graduate of the School of Law find employment as quickly as possible following graduation.

J.D. Compass career strategists

 Class of 2015 Career Strategists

  • Colleen Biver ‘12, Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator, Contract Employee
  • Amanda Bloomgren ‘06, Partner, Bloomgren Hanson Legal, PLLC
  • Meredith Bokamba ‘08, Attorney/Owner, Bokamba Law Office, LLC
  • LaToya Burrell, Attorney, Neblett, Beard & Arsenault
  • Bryan Huffman ‘11, Assistant General Counsel, St. Paul Public Schools
  • Anna Lima, Owner/Attorney, Lima Law Office, PLLC
  • Juno Nayagam ‘12, Law Firm Account Manager, Thomson Reuters
  • Debra Newel, General Counsel, RE/MAX Results and Home Title, Inc.
  • Kelli Riley ‘12, Attorney, Colorado
  • Meghan Marrinan Feliciano ‘11, Career and Professional Development, UST School of Law
  • Christy Botts '11, Staff Attorney, Minnesota Justice Foundation
  • Scott Taylor, Senior Distinguished Fellow, University of St. Thomas School of Law
  • Monica Gould '04, Director, Career and Professional Development
  • Adam Brown ’06, Assistant Director, Career and Professional Development