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    Law Career Event Planned for U of M

    By Andy Meek - The Daily News -

    Students from area high schools, colleges and youth organizations will get an opportunity to learn about the legal profession from a diverse group of professionals April 24 at “Legal Careers Forum: The ABCs – Advocates, Barristers and Counselors.”

    The event, part of The Memphis Challenge Inc.’s expanding series of annual career exploration events, will be held at 4 p.m. in the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Wade Auditorium. The event is free, but online registration is required by April 19. For details, visit www.memphischallenge.org.

    The event will include a tour of the law school, a moderated discussion and a question-and-answer session. Confirmed panelists and speakers include Charles Blatteis, managing attorney of Blatteis Law Firm; Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Gina Higgins; Tennessee Bureau of Investigation assistant director Richard Moore; and U of M law school dean Kevin Smith, among others.