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Sen. Cowan to address BC Law School commencement

May 24, 2013

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts U.S. Sen. William “Mo” Cowan will be delivering the commencement address at Boston College Law School.

Cowan will be addressing the graduating class Friday morning at the school’s Chestnut Hill campus. He was appointed by Gov. Deval Patrick to fill John Kerry’s former U.S. Senate seat on an interim basis,

Cowan is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and began his legal career as a litigation associate with the Boston firm Peabody and Arnold. He went on to practice civil litigation as an associate and partner in the Boston office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo.

In 2009, Cowan became Patrick’s chief legal counsel, advising the Democratic governor on legal and policy issues including judicial selections and legislation.

Cowan later became Patrick’s chief of staff.

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