RALEIGH — April Giancola, Campbell Law School’s assistant dean of Career Services and Professional Development, has been chosen to participate on Equal Justice Works’ Public Interest Job Interviewing panel on Sept. 29, 2022. This panel, part of Equal Justice Works’ virtual Conference and Career Fair, is designed to prepare law students from around the country to face the challenges of attending virtual career fairs and interviewing remotely.
Giancola will participate on the panel alongside Emily Sommers and Aoife Delargy Lowe. Sommers serves as a career counselor within the Office of Career & Professional Development at American University Washington College of Law, while Delargy Lowe is the vice president of law school engagement and advocacy at Equal Justice Works.
Equal Justice Works is an organization dedicated to providing equal justice for all by funding and supporting public interest fellowships. These fellowships create opportunities for law students and lawyers “to engage in public service and bring lasting change to underserved communities across our country.”
Giancola began serving in her current role in November 2021. Prior to joining Campbell Law, she served as the director of Public Interest Advising at the University of North Carolina’s School of Law. In addition to bringing 22 years of legal and program management experience to her role, she also has a wealth of experience in the public interest sector of the legal profession. Before her work in academia, Giancola served as the Chief Legal Programs Officer for Disability Rights N.C., and as a managing attorney at North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services Inc., in addition to participating in a number of pro bono projects.
Giancola is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Membership Committee, the North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee and Public Sector Council, and she serves as an advisory member of the N.C. State Bar’s Subcomittee Studying Legal Deserts. She also serves as president of Oak City Voices, a Raleigh-based choir.
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