Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell to Speak at Albany Law School

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Former U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell

Former U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell will visit Albany Law School on Oct. 21, to discuss his new book, The Negotiator: A Memoir, and his experience in brokering the historic 1998 Good Friday Agreement to address the conflict in Northern Ireland. 

1:30 p.m., October 21


In addition to his long and storied career in the U.S. Senate, he has also taken on the task of working to bring peace to the conflict in the Middle East and led the investigation into the use of performance enhancing drugs in baseball that culminated in the release of what has come to be known as the Mitchell Report.

The program is presented by Albany Law School's Government Law Center and the Rockefeller Institute of Government at the State University of New York.  Senator Mitchell will be introduced by James T. Towne Jr. '75, of Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C.    

One hour of Continuing Legal Education credits will be available to those who attend.  Attendance is free but registration is required.  Register by emailing Amy Gunnells at agunn@albanylaw.edu.

Albany Law School's Institute of Legal Studies has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York.  This conference has been accredited as a source of continuing legal education credits for all attorneys in New York State. This course is eligible for 1 hour of Professional Practice credit.