153: Real-Life Lawyers: Working for Gun Violence Prevention (w/Allison Anderman)


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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today we're talking about public policy work and gun violence prevention with Allison Anderman, the managing attorney at the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • What Allison does as a gun violence prevention public policy expert
  • How her career path lead her to her current position
  • The difference between litigation and policy work and how law school doesn’t really prepare you for policy work
  • Public speaking and how Allison got comfortable with doing media, press, and government testimonies in her current position
  • Tips for students interested in public interest advocacy or policy


Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript (https://barexamtoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/LST-Ep-153-Working-for-Gun-Violence-Prevention-Group-w-Allison-Anderman.pdf)

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Alison & Lee

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