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The Path to Becoming an Assistant U.S. Attorney

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


Join current AUSAs to learn about what skills and experiences are essential to those who aspire to one day join their ranks.  We'll talk about the path to the application process and demystify the hiring procedures.

Welcoming attendees will be Assistant U.S. Attorneys for the District of Massachusetts, Carlos A. López and Giselle Joffre, co-chairs of the Office's Diversity Committee. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, First Assistant John McNeil and others from the Office’s management are also expected to attend.

Panelists will include:
Aloke Chakravarty (Antiterrorism Unit)
Scott Garland (Antiterrorism Unit)
Kelly Lawrence (Appeals)
Christopher Pohl (Organized Crime & Gang Unit)
Jennifer Serafyn (Civil Rights Enforcement Team)

Program Co-Sponsors Include:
The Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys
The Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
The Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys
The Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association
The South Asian Bar Association - Greater Boston



  • Carlos A López
    • U.S. Department of Justice
  • Giselle J. Joffre



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