Jill Backer joined the Career Center in July, 2002 following five years in sales and marketing to the legal community. Ms. Backer received her J.D. from Quinnipiac University in 1995, and practiced criminal defense law in Chicago before deciding on a career in sales. Ms. Backer's position does not involve student or alumni counseling. Her work consists entirely of identifying new markets and opportunities, and meeting with employers.