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Devlin ('02) Joins Career Services Office

1/26/09--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that Kathleen Devlin (BC Law '02) has joined the Law School's Career Services Office as Associate Director of Public Interest Programs.

1/26/09--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce that Kathleen Devlin (BC Law '02) has joined the Law School's Career Services Office as Associate Director of Public Interest Programs. 

"I am delighted to welcome Kate back to the Law School," said Assistant Dean for Career Services Maris Abbene. "We're excited that she will share her expertise and enthusiasm and continue to strengthen our public interest offerings for our students."

Devlin previously held the position of Assistant Director of Public Interest and Pro Bono at Boston University Law School.  She received numerous awards for her contributions to the BC Law community as a student, including the Susan Desmarais Award for her Public Interest contributions, the Champy Award, and the Keefe Family scholarship.

Devlin received an Equal Justice Works Fellowship to provide legal representation to immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in the Boston region through Catholic Charities.  She continued her fellowship project through funding from the Department of Justice Office of Violence against Women.  After completing her fellowship project, she worked at the Victim Rights Law Center, providing training to nonprofits nationally on civil legal representation of victims. 

In addition to her work in Boston, Devlin has worked for Montana Legal Services Association, Legal Aid of Cambodia, and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.  Before law school she taught in Jamaica and Belize with the Jesuit Volunteers International.