Janet D. Hutchinson is the associate dean for career development at the University of Richmond School of Law and a member of NALP’s board of directors. In her role at Richmond Law, she manages the creation and delivery of a comprehensive career development program for students and alumni. Prior to joining the School of Law in 2012, Janet was the assistant dean for career services at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, GA. She also has served as the Attorney Recruiting and Development Manager for the Atlanta office of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, worked in Northwestern Law's Center for Career Strategy & Advancement, and practiced law in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park. Janet earned a B.A. in Journalism from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and her J.D. from Duke University School of Law in Durham, NC.