Hometown: Oswego, NY
Education: B.A., English and Adolescent Education & Theatre, SUNY Genesco ’09
Activities: Public Interest Project (PIP) (Co-President); J. Newton Esdaile First Year Moot Court (Student Director); Homer Albers Prize Moot Court (Quarterfinalist); Mock Trial Association (Student Director); Family Law Association (Treasurer); Litigation Society (Treasurer); OutLaw (2011-2012 Treasurer); American Constitutional Society (Executive Member); Office of Student Affairs (2011-2012 Co-Director of Affinity Orientation, Student Advisor); Boston University Public Interest Law Journal; Research Assistant; Tax LLM Program; Civil Litigation Clinic; Pro Bono Program.
More about Brian: Before law school, Brian taught kindergarten for a year in Medfield, MA, with fond memories of starting an Arthur Book Club, teaching and performing opera for his class, and successfully racing around the playground with glee. He is also a certified NYS Grades 7-12 English teacher.
As a law student, Brian is an S.J.C. Rule 3:03 Student Attorney, representing over twenty clients in housing, employment, disability, and family law. He has also participated in numerous pro bono projects in tax law, unemployment benefits appeals, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI), veterans’ rights (housing, employment, disability, and family), LGBTQ rights, and AIDS/HIV law. He represented BUSL in the Regional ABA Arbitration Competition and ABA Client Counseling Competition, and qualified as a quarterfinalist in the Homer Albers Prize Moot Court Competition.
On a less serious note, Brian is an award-winning theatre director, first starting in high school and the Oswego Children’s Theatre, and continuing in college and in Boston. He is published in Broadway: An Encyclopedia of Theatre and American Culture, for which he also served as an editor. He continues to direct Shakespeare around Boston, and he writes and reviews as the Head of the Boston Theatre Division for an international entertainment blog, My Theatre.