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Sarmite BulteSarmite Bulte, a Windsor Law grad and former Liberal MP, will join a panel discussing careers in politics for lawyers Monday.

Panel to discuss political careers for law grads

Lawyers will give career advice based on their years of experience in politics during a panel discussion Monday, March 21, in the law building’s Moot Court.

The event, “Alternative Legal Careers: Lawyers in Politics,” will feature several Windsor Law alumni:

  • Sarmite Bulte (LLB 1978), Liberal Member of Parliament for Parkdale-High Park from 1997 to 2006;
  • Joe Comartin (LLB 1971), New Democrat Member of Parliament for Windsor-Tecumseh from 2000 to 2015;
  • Robert Sheldon (JD 2012), formerly with the Office of the Ontario Ombudsman and a staffer to then-education minster Kathleen Wynne;
  • Joanna Sweet (LLB 2005), coordinator of the MA internship for the UWindsor political science department;

and Rashida Tlaib, the first Muslim woman elected to the Michigan state legislature, now community partnerships and development director for the Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice.

The discussion will run noon to 1:30 p.m. RSVP on Symplicity and find more information, including more detailed biographies of the panelists, on the Facebook event page.

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