You have finally obtained your law degree. What’s next? What career best suits you? What explains the unhappiness that afflicts so many young lawyers working in some of America’s largest law firms? Why is it that many U.S. prosecutors regard the time they spend in public service as the best years of their professional lives? What are the best legal careers for Chinese lawyers? How do they find fulfillment in their work? Come find out!
Talking Law is a series of public chats between an American federal prosecutor and a Chinese legal expert that explore the American and Chinese legal systems.
The upcoming chat will be about different legal career options for lawyers practicing in the United States and in China. The American perspective will be presented by Steve Kwok. The Chinese perspective will be presented by renowned Renmin University law professor, who is also a former Chinese prosecutor, Huang Jingping .
About Steve Kwok
Steve Kwok has served as the U.S. Department of Justice’s Resident Legal Advisor at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing since November 2013. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Kwok was a federal prosecutor in New York City where he prosecuted securities fraud and organized crime cases. Mr. Kwok was a law clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2002-2003) and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court (2003-2004). He has also practiced law in New York City (2004-2007). Mr. Kwok holds a B.A., summa cum laude, from Princeton University and a J.D. from the Yale Law School where he was Executive Editor of the Yale Law Journal.
About Huang Jingping
Huang Jingping, Ph.D. in law, Law School, Renmin University. He is the Professer of Renmin Law School; Executive Director, Research Center for Criminal Jurisprudence (Key Research Institute of Ministry of Education), Renmin Law School; Vice Chairman, Criminal Law Research Association, China Law Society; Deputy Chief Procurator, Beijing Municipal People's Procuratorate Branch No. 2 from 2007 to 2010.
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Location：Jing Guang Center, Suite 2801, Hu Jia Lou, Chaoyang District.
Directions: Metro Line 10 or 6, Hu Jia Lou Exit D, walk south one block to the JingGuang Center