NMR&S Center on Professionalism
NMR&S Center on Professionalism
NMR&S Center on Professionalism
NMR&S Center on Professionalism

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SCLR Symposium on Legal Education

South Carolina Law Review Symposium
On Task? Expanding the Boundaries of Legal Education

Thursday, February 27

4:00 - 4:15 p.m. — Welcome
4:15 - 5:45 p.m. — Response to the ABA Task Force on Legal Education Report
Moderator: John Montgomery, Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus, University of South Carolina School of Law
David Yellen, Dean, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Paula Littlewood, Executive Director, Washington State Bar
Erica Moeser, President, National Conference of Bar Examiners
Barry Currier, ABA Managing Director of Accreditation and Legal Education
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. — Keynote Address
William Hubbard, President-Elect, American Bar Association (to introduce President Silkenat)
James Silkenat, President, American Bar Association

Friday, February 28

9:00 a.m. — Welcome
9:15 a.m. — Morning Keynote: New Platforms in Legal Services Delivery
Renee Newman Knake, Professor and Cofounder, ReInvent Law Laboratory, MSU Law
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. — Break
10:15 - 11:45 a.m. — What Do Clients and Employers Want?
Moderator: Robert M. Wilcox, Dean, University of South Carolina School of Law
Stephanie Kimbro, Burton Law, LLC and Co-Director, Center for Law Practice Technology
Rebecca Sandefur, Associate Professor of Sociology and Law & Director of Graduate Studies in Sociology, University of Illinois and Faculty Fellow, American Bar Foundation
John Martin, Electronic Discovery and Information Management, NMRS
Neil Hamilton, Professor and Director, Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, University of St Thomas School of Law
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. — Luncheon Keynote: The Promise and Challenges of Limited Licensing
Barbara Madsen, Chief Justice, Washington Supreme Court
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. — Break
1:45 - 3:30 p.m. Law Schools' Responses to Changing Markets
Moderator: Elizabeth Chambliss, Professor and Director, NMRS Center on Professionalism, University of South Carolina School of Law
Stephen Crossland, Chair, Washington State Bar Association Limited License Legal Technician Board, Washington State
Ron Staudt, Professor and Director, Center for Access to Justice & Technology, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Richard Granat, CEO, Direct Law and Co-Director, The Center for Law Practice Technology
Lisa Rohrer, Executive Director of Executive Education and the Case Development Initiative, Harvard Law School
3:30-3:35 p.m. — Closing Remarks

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