118: Learn about Animal Law with Pamela Hart at ALDF

Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast! Today, we're talking with Pamela Hart, Director of the Animal Law Program at the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Animal law is a growing practice area, and we’re excited to find out more about the work that is being done for animal rights and animal owners. Pamela also has some great general insights for people interested in pursuing public interest careers. In this episode, we discuss: How Pamela got involved with animal law What is animal law? What does it cover? How students can get involved with animal law in law school How do you prepare for a career in animal law? Pamela’s advice for students pursuing public interest careers generally Resources: Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims (http://www.saavprogram.org/) What’s Your Alternative? Uncovering Alternative Career Paths for the Law Firm Skeptic - How Do I Become a Public Interest Attorney? (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/whats-alternative-uncovering-alternative-career-paths-law-firm-skeptic-become-public-interest-attorney/) Podcast Episode 101: Preparing for a Career in Public Interest Law (with Ashley Matthews of Equal Justice Works) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-101-preparing-career-public-interest-law-ashley-matthews-equal-justice-works/) Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript  (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Episode-118-Animal-Law.pdf) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on iTunes  (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) (or your listening platform of choice). And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (https://barexamtoolbox.com/). Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee

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