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Indiana Law Societies

Indiana Law Society of Washington, D.C.

Becoming involved in the Indiana Law Society of Washington, D.C., will offer you an opportunity to form relationships with graduates from all class years as well as help assist the Maurer School of Law in substantive program areas. Society members work with admissions staff, interview prospective students, and plan "welcome to the city" events for recent graduates and summer interns, among many other activities. Please contact a committee chair if you’re interested in becoming more involved in a specific area.


Chair: Susan Lynch
U.S. Department of Justice
601 D Street NW
Patrick Henry Building, Room 9209
Washington, D.C. 20004
Phone: (202) 353-7171
E-mail: susan [dot] lynch [at] usdoj [dot] gov

Staff Liaison: Sam Kwak

  • Assists with the volunteer staffing of the Admission Interview Program being piloted in the D.C. area
  • Helps the Admissions Office connect admitted students and alumni in the D.C. area for recruitment purposes
  • Assists with the development of a recruiting reception in DC during mid- to late- February
  • Identifies and proposes ways to improve Maurer School of Law recruiting in the D.C. area
Office of Career and Professional Development

Chair: Megan Stifel
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Suite 6150
Washington, D.C. 20530
Phone: (202) 353-7373
E-mail: megan [dot] stifel [at] usdoj [dot] gov

Staff Liaison: Michael Keller

  • Identifies appropriate law firms, federal government agencies, and other public interest organizations for program participation
  • Conducts outreach to colleagues, alumni and others in, or who have access to, hiring positions to lobby for participation in the program
  • Mentors students in preparation for on-location recruiting interviews
  • Provides housing for visiting Indiana Law students
Communications and Outreach

Chair: Adam Berlin
Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Drive, S.W., Bldg. 410
Washington, DC 20528
Phone: (202) 632-0330
E-mail: Adam [dot] Berlin [at] dhs [dot] gov

Vice Chair: Maurice Williams
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
600 Dulaney Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22313
Phone: (571)272-4263 or (317) 809-5589
E-mail: Maurice [dot] Williams [at] uspto [dot] gov

Staff Liaison: Andrea Havill

  • Assists in developing content and articles for the quarterly newsletter
  • Helps to plan and promote Society events
  • Solicits involvement and information from area alumni

Chair: Greg Castanias
Jones Day
51 Louisiana Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20001-2113
Phone: (202) 879-3639
E-mail: gcastanias [at] jonesday [dot] com

Staff Liaison: Andrea Havill

  • Helps to host and facilitate programs that focus on specific segments of alumni, e.g., alumnae, young alumni, alumni
  • Helps to establish programs that target alumni in career transitions
  • Serves as a point of contact for alumni moving to the D.C. area