Alumni Speaker: David Lee Bonner

"Charting Your Future in Politics and/or Law: How to thrive in law school and guarantee success in Challenging Economic Times"
6:30 p.m.
Sept. 23
Violette Hall 1408

The Multicultural Affairs Center, University Career Center and HALO will be hosting alumnus David Lee Bonner (‘07). Bonner graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison law school and is an assistant attorney general in the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. As an assistant attorney general in the General Law Bureau, Bonner litigates and prosecutes employment discrimination and minimum wage and prevail wage violations in federal and state courts. Bonner also handles settlement cases in Chicago. Bonner has been very involved in politics. In 2004, he interned for Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate campaign. In 2008, Bonner rejoined Obama for his presidential bid as a campus counsel in the campaign’s legal division. Come to hear about his academic and pre-professional preparation at Truman, his law school experiences, his political stories, and now, what it’s like to be a practicing attorney.  

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