Successful lawyer Matthew Akers and current law student Francis Aul, both alumni of Christendom, will provide insights to their success on Tuesday, October 24, in the latest “Life on Tap” networking event of the fall semester. Held at 7:30 p.m. in Christendom’s St. Kilian’s Café, the alumni will give tips on how to succeed in law school and beyond, and will be available for networking with students before and after the event. Refreshments will be provided, and all are invited to attend.

Francis Aul (left) and Matthew Akers (right).

Matthew Akers is a founding partner of McCarthy & Akers, PLC. His practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, appellate law, construction law, contracts, and zoning, planning and land use. After receiving his B.A. from Christendom in philosophy, with minors in economics and theology, Akers received his J.D. from the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he served as Executive Solicitations Editor of the Ave Maria Law Review. After graduation from law school, Mr. Akers clerked for the Honorable James L. Ryan, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Francis Aul is currently studying at the Georgetown University Law Center, one of the top law schools in the United States, for his J.D. A 2011 graduate of Christendom, with a degree in political science and economics, Aul has been passionate about law since graduation. He served as a paralegal for the United States Court of Federal Claims for two years, and also interned at the U.S. Department of Justice earlier this year.

Students, alumni, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend this, and all, “Life on Tap” networking events. Due to its popularity, all are encouraged to arrive early as well. To find out more about Life on Tap, click here.

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