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While Philadelphia remains home to the single largest cohort of Kline School of Law alumni, a growing number have made the nation’s capital their professional home.

From the courts to federal agencies to the halls of Congress, the number of D.C.-based venues employing Kline School of Law alumni have gradually but steadily increased.

Jack of All Topics

Name a subject that’s in the headlines, and – chances are – Steve Schultz can discuss it. In detail. From different vantage points.

As a legal fellow at the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Schultz, ’15, helps minority members prepare for hearings and issue reports on a wide range of topics.

Class Notes Winter 2016

Find out what your classmates are up to.

Tweaking the System

These are tough days to be a Democrat in the U.S. Congress, given the party’s bitter divisions with a GOP that enjoys a majority in both houses.

But beyond acknowledging that undeniable fact, Dorcas Adekunle, ’13, could not voice a more optimistic view of her work as legislative counsel to U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, a first-term Democrat from New Jersey.

Eye of the Storm

Tucked inside a sprawling office building, Virginia Gordon, ’14, toils with quiet determination on one of the nation’s most bitterly contested frontiers.

At the Arlington Immigration Court and Headquarters Immigration Court, Gordon is one of 5 clerks serving eight judges who decide the fate of thousands of immigrants living in D.C., Virginia and beyond who face deportation.

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