Political Science

Criminal Law, Government

Jessica (Vining) Keefer (CSB '09, George Washington University Law School '14) is current an Assistant State's Attorney at Charles County State's Attorney's Office, and previously interned in the Criminal Division, Organized Crime and Gang Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, and with the Office of Chief Counsel of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and with the Law Clerk in the Violent Crimes Unit of the United States Attorney's Office.

Caitlin Spence ‘13. After graduation, Caitlin worked until she realized she wanted to become a lawyer. She attended Belmont University School of Law for a year before returning to MN to finish her JD at St. Thomas University. She currently works in the Alaska Public Defender Agency, located in Bethel, AK representing Alaska Native clients in criminal and civil cases.

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Dr. Whitney Court
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Sheila Hellermann
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