Member Profile - Anthony L. Bastone

Assistant Dean of Career Services Roger Williams University School of Law

Assistant Dean, Office of Career Services University of Colorado at Boulder School of Law, 1998-2004
Assistant Dean, Office of Career Services Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1995-1998
Director of Career Services University of Washington School of Law, 1993-1995
Director of Career Services Golden Gate University School of Law, 1986-1993
Assistant Dean/Director of Career Services and Alumni Affairs The University of Tulsa College of Law, 1978-1986
Publications and Professional Presentations
Demystifying the Interview Process (1994) (available at Roger Williams University School of Law, Office of Career Services)
Renewal and Revitalization for Legal Recruitment and Career Services Professionals, NALP 2001 Annual Education Conference (May, 2001)
Professional Memberships
Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island
Rhode Island Bar Association, Associate Member
Thurgood Marshall Law Society
Rhode Island Women's Bar Association - Associate Member
Anthony Bastone is a nationally known legal career services expert. With over three decades of experience in law school career services, Dean Bastone offers knowledge and experience in the areas of career counseling, on-campus recruiting, and employer relations. During his tenure in the career services field, Dean Bastone has initiated several partnerships with State Bar Associations, he has maintained sophisticated career services libraries, and he has built career development programs and events for both law students and law alumni. Dean Bastone has been recognized by the University of Colorado School of Law as "Career Services Dean Emeritus," a prestigious appointment and the only one of its kind in the nation.
Dean Bastone has been instrumental in the development of initiatives to support law students of color. The Colorado Diversity Summer Clerkship Program, which he created, has become a model for other law schools and communities across the country. In addition, Dean Bastone has served as a leader and professional consultant in the field of employment marketing and recruitment. Dean Bastone's work was recognized at the 2007 National Association for Law Placement Conference where he received the "Mark of Distinction Award for Diversity".
Prior to entering legal education, Bastone spent 13 years in Criminal Justice Administration and teaching in universities and community colleges.
Before leaving the criminal justice arena, Dean Bastone was the recipient of a "Presidential Commendation" awarded by President Gerald R. Ford for outstanding service in the field of Criminal Justice.


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