Careers in Law

Contact Information

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Contact Telephone:

973-642-8746

Hours:

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays


Need to make an appointment?

Submit our "Request Appointment with Career Service Counselor" form or contact the Office of Career Services at 973-642-8746 or lawcareer@shu.edu and visit us in the Career Services suite.


Career Services Biographical Information
Professor Jessica Miles
Jessica Miles
Assistant Dean for Career Services & Assistant Clinical Professor
Sonia Cunha
Sonia Cunha
Director of Career Services
Erin Scherzer
Erin R. Scherzer
Associate Director of Career Services
Joseph Steinberg
Joseph Steinberg
Career Counselor
Maria Capra
Maria Capra
Recruiting Coordinator
Kathryn Lassen
Kathryn E. Lassen
Secretary

Jessica Miles, J.D.,
Assistant Dean for Career Services & Assistant Clinical Professor


Sonia Cunha
Director of Career Services

Sonia Cunha, Director of Career Services: Sonia is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the office, as well as advising students and alumni with respect to their search for employment. Specifically, Sonia’s primary counseling responsibility is to work with more recent alumni on their job search strategy, whether they are seeking their first legal employer, or their next opportunity after having completed a judicial clerkship. Sonia began her career at Seton Hall Law in 1986 and served as the Registrar and Bursar prior to joining the Office of Career Services in 2003. Sonia Cunha received her B.A. from Seton Hall University.


Erin R. Scherzer, J.D.,
Associate Director of Career Services

Erin Scherzer, J.D., Associate Director of Career Services: Erin provides comprehensive career counseling to students and alumni with a particular focus on helping those interested in government and public interest careers. Prior to joining Seton Hall Law, Erin was an Associate in the Business Law Department at Goodwin Procter LLP, where she primarily represented clients in private equity and leverage finance transactions. Outside of her transactional work, Erin represented a number of pro bono clients and served on Goodwin’s Committee for Racial and Ethnic Diversity. In addition to her tenure at Goodwin Procter, Erin has legal experience with the National Labor Relations Board and PSEG. Before law school, Erin worked for Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action and for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Erin received her B.A. in Sociology from Bates College and her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution.


Joseph Steinberg
Career Counselor

Joseph Steinberg, L.L.B., Career Counselor: Joe devotes most of his time in the Office of Career Services to holding mock interview sessions with both current students and alumni to help prepare them for actual employment interviews, and advising and counseling alumni who are embarking on job searches both in the legal profession and in other fields. He also counsels current students and alumni at the Law School. He was with the law firm of Lowenstein Sandler PC for 49 years, and still serves the firm in an "of counsel" capacity. While a partner of the firm, he served as Chair of the Corporate Department and Head of the Real Estate Practice Group, chaired the Recruiting Committee, and also founded and chaired the Associate Life and Training Committee. He teaches a seminar at the Law School entitled "New Jersey Land Use Practice." He earned his A.B., magna cum laude from Harvard University, and his L.L.B., cum laude, from Harvard Law School.


Maria Capra
Recruiting Coordinator

Maria Capra, Recruiting Coordinator: Maria began her employment at Seton Hall Law in 1990. As the Recruiting Coordinator, she is responsible for managing the Fall and Spring On-Campus/Resume Referral Interview Programs, the Judicial Clerkship Application process, as well as many other projects. Maria serves as the liaison between students and employers as they navigate the recruitment process.


Kathryn E. Lassen
Secretary