John McKee

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John McKee

John McKee earned his B.A. in Government and English at the University of Notre Dame, his M.E.M. in Natural Resource Economics and Policy at Duke University, and his J.D. degree and Certificate in Environmental & Natural Resources Law here at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. During law school, John worked as the Office and Career Coordinator for the Office of Career Development & Opportunities, participated as a student attorney in the Environmental Law Clinic, and served as an officer for the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and Land Use Law Society student organizations.

Prior to law school, John enjoyed careers in several professions including as a show performer at Disney World, park ranger at Carlsbad Caverns, Mount Rushmore, and Brooklyn, New York, Owner/operator entrepreneur of a vegan food business, and high school English teacher. Following law school, John served as Manager of Recruitment and Professional Development at Holland & Hart LLP in Denver. John teaches career skills workshops for Jefferson County, Colorado and provides pro bono legal counseling for temporary residents of the Action Center Homeless Shelter in Lakewood.

John’s hometown is Green Bay, Wisconsin and he and his wife Kelly are shareholder-owners and life-long followers of the Green Bay Packers. John committed to veganism in the year 2000 and enjoys vegan cooking and baking, and hiking for miles with his dogs in the Colorado mountains. John can be reached at 303.871.6063.

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Faculty Do Pro Bono Too! Thurs. Oct. 5th, Noon-1pm in 180

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Faculty Do Pro Bono Too

Thursday, October 5, 12 pm, Room 180

Join a group of Denver Law faculty in a discussion about their pro bono efforts, including how you can get involved! This represents just a sampling of efforts …

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A Career in Criminal Justice, Mon. Oct. 9th, Noon-1pm in 125

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A Career in Criminal Justice

Monday, October 9, 12 pm, Room 125

This event will feature Michael Dougherty, current assistant district attorney in Jefferson County, as well as candidate for Colorado Attorney General. Mr. Dougherty will lead an interactive session …

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US Postal Service Honors Program applications open in September for 3Ls

US Postal Service Honors Program applications open in September for 3Ls

Starting in September, the United States Postal Service’s Office of General Counsel begins the recruitment process for Fall 2017 Honors Attorneys. Information about the Office of General Counsel can be found at https://about.usps.com/who-we-are/legal/welcome.htm

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Marine JAG Corps Careers – Noon – 1pm panel in 170, afternoon informational talks available

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The Marine JAG Corps and the CDO invite you to attend a brown-bag lunch program to learn more about a career with the U.S. Marines JAG Corps.

After the noon-1pm program in room 170, Marine JAG recruiters will be conducting …

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US Army JAG Corps this Friday, Sept. 15: Noon-1pm info session in 170. Structured afternoon interviews

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The US Army JAG Corps and the CDO invite you to attend a brown-bag lunch program to learn more about a career with the U.S. Army JAG Corps.  Captain Tahimy Espaillat will discuss Army JAG recruiting programs and take Q&A …

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Consumer Protection Law Clerks ($12/hour) needed at Colorado Office of the Attorney General – application due Sept. 6th!

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If you are a Denver Law student (2L or above) seeking a paid opportunity in public service, check out this one-week posting call for applications.  Help protect the citizens of Colorado from consumer fraud by serving in the AG’s Consumer …
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2Ls and 3Ls interested in Immigration Law: USCIS Spring 2018 internship applications due 9/22

2Ls and 3Ls interested in Immigration Law: USCIS Spring 2018 internship applications due 9/22

If you are interested in a career in immigration law, consider a spring externship with the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services next spring.  See the detailed posting below, or Symplicity posting # 15476.

To apply, please send a cover letter, writing …

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How to Get Public Service Externships and Jobs!

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Getting a Jump Start on Your Search: Externships and Summer Public Interest Jobs!

Wed. Sept. 6th
Noon-1pm
Room 170

Learn about the employers who will be interviewing on campus during our DU/CU Public Interest and Government Career Fair on November …

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Request your Navy JAG Structured Interview next week, hosted at Denver Law (following Navy JAG Corps Informational Program, Noon-1pm, Wed. Sept. 13th, room 170)

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The US Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps will be at Denver Law on September 13 to present to Denver Law students and graduates interested in a Navy JAG career, and then to conduct structured interviews for Denver Law candidates. Schedule …

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Environmental Law and Policy Careers Panel

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If you came to Denver Law to pursue a career in environmental law or policy, mark your calendar for August 29th and join the CDO and Denver Law’s Natural Resource and Environmental Law Society student group for this public interest …

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