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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Child Advocacy Career Panel, November 7th from 3pm to 4:15pm, room 270

Interested in learning more about child welfare and lawyering on behalf of children and families? Join the child advocacy seminar for a special career panel on November 7th from 3pm to 4:15pm room 270.

Practitioners in attendance will include:
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5 things I wish I knew before law school

A helpful ABA law student article with some simple reminders about law school …

 

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DOJ Denver Field Office: Environmental & Natural Resources Division is seeking Spring 2017 externs!

If you came to Denver Law to study and practice environmental law, you should seriously consider applying to the Dept. of Justice – Environmental & Natural Resources Division (ENRD) for a spring internship or externship.
The Denver Field Office is …

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ENRLP Walking Tour & Happy Hour Group Photo

Hello ENRLP students & recent grads,

Thank you for joining us for the second annual Downtown Agency Walking Tour & Happy Hour!  Below is the group photo taken by Justice Gregory Hobbs:

 

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Updated list: over 50 employers attending DU/CU Fair on Wed. 11/9 (4-6 pm)

Time to get ready for the annual Government and Public Interest Career Fair on 11/9, this year hosted by our colleagues at the Colorado Law School in Boulder.  Please see the updated chart below with more than 50 participating employers!   …

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Center for Out of Court Divorce: open training/orientation session, Thursday, 8/18 (4:30-6:30 pm)

Hello Denver Law rising 2Ls and 3Ls.  Denver Law students are welcome to attend this training and orientation session, no strings attached, to see if they want to volunteer at the Center for Out of Court Divorce.

The Center will …

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5 Ways to Screw up your Cover Letter Greeting

Dear Cover Letter Writer:

You probably think the greeting of your cover letter (the “Dear…” line) is pretty simple. After all, it has only four little parts:  the Dear, the Title (Mr., Ms., Dr., etc.), the Last Name, and the Colon [:]. How …

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NALP Resources to Help OCI Participants Navigate Recruiting Season

In addition to Denver Law CDO resources, NALP publishes helpful online resources to assist law students participating in OCI.  The National Association of Law Placement (NALP) is the American legal industry’s professional organization for hiring.  NALP publishes helpful guidelines for …

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Paid job: Colorado Civil Rights Division, Intake Specialist ($25/hour)

The Colorado Civil Rights Division is hiring a Temporary Intake Specialist to work 40 hours per week.  Please apply via Symplicity document uploads, posting #13205
DEADLINE is Friday, June 3

This position will:  1)  meet and interview potential complainants who …

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7 smart questions to ask at the end of every job interview

See this link for a short video from Business Insider highlighting 7 questions interviewees can ask interviewers at the end of the interview — and why they are effective questions!

http://www.businessinsider.com/follow-up-questions-end-job-interview-2015-1

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