University of Pittsburgh
November 4, 2003

Pitt's School of Law Names Director of Environmental Law, Science, and Policy Certificate Program

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PITTSBURGH—The University of Pittsburgh's School of Law named Jennifer L. Poller director of the Environmental Law, Science, and Policy Certificate Program. Poller, who will work closely with the faculty and students in the program, also is director of employer relations for the law school's Career Services Office.

A 1997 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Poller was assistant counsel to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board from 1997 to 2001. Recently she was a litigation associate at Picadio Sneath Miller and Norton, where her work centered on environmental law as well as on general civil litigation. She also is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association's Environmental Law Council.

The Certificate in Environmental Law, Science, and Policy is a multidisciplinary program available to all Juris Doctor candidates. Upon graduation, certificate students will be prepared to pursue a variety of career paths, including private practice; the local, state, or federal government; nonprofit environmental advocacy organizations or research institutions; or multidisciplinary environmental consulting firms.

For more information about the certificate program, visit the Web site