Jewish Federation Cardozo Society series features author of Justice Brennan book

The second in the Jewish Federation’s Cardozo Society’s three-part speaker series for legal professionals will feature author Seth Stern who will discuss his recently published book, “Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion” from noon to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22 at Husch Blackwell LLP, 190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600. The series, open to Cardozo Society members, is free. Lunch is included. (Dietary laws are observed.)  

Stern is a legal affairs reporter at Congressional Quarterly and has covered four Supreme Court confirmations. His articles and reviews about the court have also appeared in Slate and the Washington Post. Stern is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. The third and final session will feature St. Louis Attorney Charles Burson, on “Inside the Clinton-Gore White House: A Personal Account” from noon to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at RubinBrown, 1 North Brentwood Boulevard., 11th Floor.

Burson, former Counsel to the Vice President, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff in the (Clinton-Gore) White House, office of the Vice President from 1997-2001, has an extensive professional career. He presently teaches at the Washington University School of Law and is of counsel to the Bryan Cave law firm.

The Cardozo Society promotes fellowship among Jews in the legal profession and is open to any legal professional. If you’re over age 40, the Cardozo membership is open to those who contribute $1,800 or more to Jewish Federation’s Annual Community Campaign. For those under age 40, there is a tiered giving structure. Each program in the series has been accredited for 1.0 hour Illinois general CLE and 1.2 hours Missouri general CLE.

If you are not currently a member and are interested in joining – or to register – please contact Mindee Fredman at 314-442-3234 or [email protected].