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Peter F. Asaad featured in article “Adjunct Professors Bring Unique Experiences to the Classroom”

Washington College of Law

Below is an excerpt:

“I enjoy the fact that the students I teach become my colleagues once they enter the practice of law. Together, we are building a relationship that does not start and end with each course that is taught, but instead it is a long term relationship that I have the pleasure of becoming a part of.

As a student attorney for the International Human Rights Law Clinic, I learned what it was like to represent an individual seeking asylum – an area of law where your client’s life and livelihood is at stake. I succeeded at getting my client asylum and that achievement stuck with me. It helped me understand that immigration law was the area of law I wanted to practice.