[DEHAI] NUEYS-DC presents "What can a law degree do for me?" this Sunday June 28th 2 - 4 PM

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From: Milen Zerabruk (milenzerabruk@gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jun 23 2009 - 14:31:59 EDT

NUEYS-DC presents"What can a law degree do for me?" Sunday June 28th 2 - 4
PM ECCC Date: Sunday, June 28, 2009
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: E.C.C.C
Street: On the corner of 6th and L NW
City/Town: Washington, DC

 Email: steodros@gmail.com

 The Washington DC chapter of NUEYS is hosting a pre-law event for
prospective law students to discuss the opportunities that law school
students could take advantage when getting that expensive degree. NUEYS is
fortunate to have a panel of attorneys that are very passionate about
projecting the right message to our prospective Eritrean law students. The
attorneys on this panel include:

Elinor Tesfamariam: Ms. Tesfamariam currently manages her own practice as an
immigration lawyer specializing in family petitions, adjustments of status,
asylum, Violence against Women Act (VAWA) petitions, detention and
employment-based visas. Ms. Tesfamariam earned her law degree from Seattle
University and holds active memberships in the American Immigration Lawyers
Association, American Bar Association and the Washington State Bar

Semhar Araia: Ms. Araia is the founder of the Human Security Group, which is
centered on issues relating to issues within Africa such as effective policy
and advocacy approaches to conflict resolution, peace building, human rights
and development. She is also the founder of two non-profit organizations,
The Diaspora African Women’s Network (DAWN) and African Diaspora for Obama,
which are both aimed at the mobilization and empowerment of the African
Diaspora. Ms. Araia holds a Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law
School focused on international human rights law and studied at Tel Aviv
University and American University’s Washington College of Law.

Arkan Haile: Mr. Haile is one of the founding partners of Gray Haile, LLP.
His practice specializes in mergers and acquisitions, securities law, real
estate and public finance. He represents publicly-traded and privately-held
acquirers and target companies and private equity firms in a variety of
acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, joint ventures and other
corporate matters. He also represents issuers, borrowers, underwriters and
banks in connection with the issuance of tax-exempt bonds and other debt
instruments. Mr. Haile holds a Juris Doctor from The University of Colorado
(Boulder) as well as an MBA from The University of Denver.

Rahel Kifle is a twenty-three year old student at American University,
Washington College of Law. Prior to entering law school, she pursued a
bachelor's degree in both Foreign Affairs and African & African-American
Studies at the University of Virginia. Rahel will be receiving her J.D. in
May of 2010 and plans to practice immigration law in the near future. She
currently resides in Washington, DC but considers Arlington, VA to be her


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