Administrative Advocacy

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Advocacy could be your path if you...

  • Enjoy working directly with the public and meeting people
  • Are driven to work for social change and justice
  • Never stop questioning what is right
  • Are passionate about causes
  • Are excited to take on a big case and win an appeal
  • Believe in policy changes

experience it:

Lawyers play prominent roles in many administrative agencies, courts, public policy organizations, and non-profits, not only as lawyers but also as legislative analysts, policy directors, advocacy specialists, and a variety of other important roles.

Follow the Cleveland-Marshall path to these rewarding careers:

Suggested Courses:

Legislation and the Regulatory State • Regulatory Law •
• Local Government Law • Public Administration and the Political Process • Policy Development and Evaluation • Public Finance & Economics • Taxation: State and Local • Land Use Control • Introduction to Public Administration • Administrative Law • Advanced Legal Research

Suggested Engagement Experiences:

Community Advocacy Clinic • Law and Public Policy Clinic • Nueva Luz Resource Center • Eliza Jennings

Other Experiences:

Pro bono program • SPILO (Student Public Interest Law Association)

Watch how they did it:

 Danielle Doza, '12

Staff Attorney at Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center


Anne McCafferty, '12

Staff Attorney at Cuyahoga County Probate Court






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