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About Us

The Center on Professionalism supports Penn Law students by designing programs that will prepare them for success as professionals in an evolving legal landscape.  

The mastery of the following skills will be critical to success in any modern professional environment:

  • Confident and Purposeful Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Mastery of Executive Technology Skills
  • Personal Productivity and Effectiveness
  • High-Level Strategic Thinking
  • Team Dynamics


Jennifer Leonard L’04
Associate Dean for Professional Engagement

Jennifer joined CP&P as the Director of the Center on Professionalism in 2013. She is a 2004 graduate of Penn Law.  Before returning to Penn Law, Jennifer served as the Chief of Staff for the City of Philadelphia Law Department. 


Joseph Glyn 

Director, Center on Professionalism


Joe joined the Penn Law community as Director of the Center on Professionalism in 2019.  Prior to Penn Law, Joe served as a Deputy Ethics Counsel in the New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics.  Joe graduated magna cum laude from Rutgers Law School in 2009.


Claudia Toro
Assistant Director, Center on Professionalism

Claudia joined the COP team in 2016.  She organizes and executes dozens of professional development programs each year.