Emily Rogers to be honored for work at Senior Legal Services

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Emily Rogers, J.D. ’12

Emily Rogers, J.D. ’12, associate director of the University of Baltimore’s Law Career Development Office, or LCDO, will be honored Nov. 8, 2017, by the Bar Association of Baltimore City and the Baltimore Bar Foundation for her work with Senior Legal Services.

Rogers is one of two local lawyers to be named volunteer of the year for Senior Legal Services, a joint program of the two bar groups. J. Allan Cohen, a 1961 graduate of the UB School of Law, is the other honoree.

Rogers and Cohen will be recognized at a fund-raising event, “Cabaret & Cabernet: An Evening of Unlawful Entertainment,” which will feature performers whose day jobs involve practicing law.

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Westminster Hall
519 W. Fayette St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Pre-show reception with cast: 6 p.m.
Showtime: 7 p.m.

Nov. 2 will be Rogers’s last day at the law school. She has accepted an attorney position with the Social Security Administration.

Rogers has an extensive background in immigration law and public policy. She helped manage immigration casework as a legislative intern in the district office of U.S. Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas and then worked as a law clerk for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of Chief Counsel, as well as for the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review.  In the LCDO, Rogers helped manage the EXPLOR program and coordinated public-interest programming and events.

Congratulations, Emily — we’ll miss you!

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