Law Career Event Planned at UM

Students from area high schools, colleges and youth organizations will get an opportunity to learn about the legal profession April 24 at “Legal Careers Forum: The ABCs – Advocates, Barristers and Counselors.” The event, part of The Memphis Challenge Inc.’s expanding series of career exploration events, will be held at 4 p.m. in the University of Memphis School of Law’s Wade Auditorium. The event will include a tour of the law school, a panel discussion and a Q&A session. Confirmed speakers include Charles Blatteis, managing attorney of Blatteis Law Firm; Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Gina Higgins; Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Assistant Director Richard Moore; and law school Dean Kevin Smith. The event is free, but online registration is required.