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A View From the House, a conversation with Luke Messer '94 (R-IN)

Monday, September 17, 2018,
  • Location: Vanderbilt Law School • 131 21st Ave South • Nashville, TN 37203
  • Room: Moore Room

event posterPlease join Congressman Luke Messer '94 (R-IN) and Professor Ganesh Sitaraman as they discuss being a Congressman and politics in the current political climate. Sponsored by the Program in Law and Government. Lunch will be Provided. 

Luke Messer is the Congressman for Indiana's 6th Congressional District, a large 19-county region stretching from Delaware County at the top, to Jefferson and Switzerland Counties along the beautiful Ohio River.Luke hit the ground running when elected to Congress in 2012 and quickly established himself as an emerging leader. In his first term, he was elected President of the Freshman Class by his peers. In just his 2nd term, Messer was elected the House Republican Policy Chair - the Conference's 5th ranking leadership position. He was recently re-elected to serve as Policy Chair in the 115th Congress. He also serves on the House Financial Services and House Education & Workforce committees where he works on issues ranging from K-12 education to banking reform. Messer also founded the Congressional School Choice Caucus, which now has 34 members. Prior to Congress, Luke Messer served as an Indiana State Legislator, led a not-for-profit as President and CEO, and gained business experience as a partner in two law firms. Luke graduated summa cum laude & Phi Beta Kappa from Wabash College and earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University where he served on the Vanderbilt Law Review.

Visitors should park in the Terrace Place Garage, spaces 41-92, at the corner of 21st Ave. South and Terrace Place, or the Wesley Place Garage, spaces 52-170, at the corner of 21st Ave. South and Scarritt Place.  Parking costs range from $4.00 to $12.00 at these garages.  Both are within walking distance of the law school.