Samantha Kasmarek

Syracuse University College of Law

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Syracuse University College of Law



Received her Bachelor of Arts from Le Moyne College, and Juris Doctor from Buffalo Law School. Executive Productions Editor of the Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal.

Current Responsibilities:

In the Office of Career Services at the College of Law:
Implements career development programs for students. Provides students and alumni with career counseling. Reviews resumes and cover letters; provide feedback. Networks with attorneys and alumni to market College of Law students for potential employment opportunities. Primary contact person for students interested in public interest law.

Manages the College of Law's participation in the NYU Public Interest Legal Career Fair and the Equal Justice Works Job Fair.

Memberships and Affiliations:

Admitted to practice in New York and professional affiliations include the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Onondaga County Bar Association, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP).

Leadership/Additional Information:

Member of 2018 Annual Education Conference Planning Committee (Hollywood, FL).
Appointed Section Chair, Judicial Clerkship Section in 2018.
In 2016, was elected to NALP's Nominating Committee to represent the Northeast.
From 2014-2016 served as an elected member of NALP's Regional Resource Council.
Served as the Chair of the NALP's Public Service Section in 2013-2014 and led the Publications Work Group of the Public Service Section in 2012-2013. Served as Vice-Chair of the Public Service Section's work group to develop proposals for the Annual Education Conference 2015-2017.
Has authored a number of articles for the NALP Bulletin on issues pertinent to public interest practice and student job searches.

Currently also serves on the Syracuse University Judicial Board.

Past Employment:

Following graduation from law school, joined Hiscock & Barclay (now Barclay Damon) in Syracuse; concentrated practice in the area of litigation, with a focus on commercial litigation matters including torts, insurance and products liability issues.