The round table “Meet Attorney Sachs” was held on Wednesday 7 September at the University of Naples Federico 2, where two American lawyers participated, Maria Sachs and Peter SachsTalk to law students and professors about the legal profession in the United States.
The meeting was inspired by some films and TV series that focused on American lawyers: From “The Darkness Behind the Fence” to “My Cousin Finney”, From “Saul’s Best Call” to “Suits”. This made it possible to focus immediately on some of the most distinctive aspects of the forensic profession in the United States, aspects that were the subject of in-depth analysis during the roundtable and lively discussion with the youth present at Aula Pessina.
Peter Sachscondominium expert and co-founder of Sachs Sax Caplan, a major South Florida firm, commented: “It has been an honor to have had the opportunity to speak to students of Europe’s oldest public university, where I have been studying law at home for nearly From 800 years ago, I am very happy that professors and scholars from this prestigious university also took part in the meeting.”
Also excited about the comparison at Federico II Maria Sachsa former attorney and senator from Florida, and the current commissioner for Palm Beach County: “I have always believed that my origins are in Naples – my mother, Anna Lunegro, from Banoli – They have given me an advantage, both in the forensic profession and in political life. That meeting confirmed: in the eyes of the students of the Federico II University, in their questions and in their observations, I found intelligence, that extraordinary curiosity that characterizes the people of Naples.”
The meeting was sponsored by the Center for American Studiesa cultural association founded in Naples in 1957 and recognized by a decree of the President of the Italian Republic in 1959: “Initiatives such as these are very important for the promotion of knowledge of American culture in Naples”, the professor. Alfredo del MonteMember of the Board of Directors of the Center for American Studies: “Our association hopes that similar events will be repeated in the future.”
Maria Sachs and Peter Sachs also spoke about opportunities for young people, at the end of the meeting: “We were very impressed by the intellectual vitality of the Federico II students. I hope that, together with Professor Arena, we will be able to implement projects that will allow the most motivated students to take short stays in Florida to deepen their knowledge in the legal field and gain professional experience.”
“In the legal field, the link between Federico II University and the United States is strengthening year after year, also thanks to the cooperation agreements currently in force with leading American universities, such as those in Berkeley, Denver and New Haven, USA. University of Washington and Loyola Marymount University Professor Amedeo ArenaInternationalization Delegate, Department of Law at Federico II University “I hope that international academic cooperation initiatives will multiply and expand for the benefit of our students and young scholars. I am therefore very pleased that there will be meetings on the 14th and 15th of November on the many international opportunities offered by our university.”
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