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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Conference on the Future of Legal Education

 Join us & help shape

the future of legal education

June 13-15, 2014

in Greensboro, N.C.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

• William C. Hubbard, President Elect, American Bar Association; Chair, Board of Directors, World Justice Project; Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough

• Bill Henderson, Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law; named the second most influential person in legal education by National Jurist (2012 & 2013)

• Experiential learning leaders from other disciplines including: architecture, business, engineering and medicine

• Change and innovation experts from: Casa Myrna Vazquez, Inc., ExperiencePoint and Legal OnRamp

• Law scholars and teachers from: CUNY School of Law; Elon University School of Law; Hamline School of Law; Indiana University Mauer School of Law; New York Law School; Northeastern University School of Law; Notre Dame Law School; NOVA Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center; University of Denver Sturm College of Law; University of Minnesota School of Law; Vermont Law School; Washington College of Law

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM: The symposium will focus innovations to improve legal education and enhance the relevance of lawyers in the rapidly changing 21st century. Presentations and discussions will emphasize effective and integrated experiential education to accommodate financial and structural challenges in law and legal education, addressing the following questions:

• What do we mean by experiential learning?

• What are the → Innovations → Barriers → Successes in producing integrated and effective curricula?

• What ideas have the Alliance Working Groups developed since the Inaugural Symposium?

• What perspective can other disciplines provide regarding our efforts?

The symposium is being hosted by the Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law and Elon University School of Law. Visit law.elon.edu/aell to register and to learn more about the symposium. The registration fee is $100. Contact Jane Law at Elon University School of Law with any questions related to registration: jlaw@elon.edu or (336) 279-9325.

ORGANIZERS

The Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law Steering Committee

• Cindy Adcock, Charlotte School of Law

• Margaret Barry, Vermont Law School

• Luke Bierman, Dean-Designate, Elon University School of Law

• Susan Brooks, Drexel University School of Law

• Christine Cimini, Vermont Law School

• Roberto Corrada, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver

• Bob Dinerstein, Washington College of Law, American University

• Steve Ellmann, New York Law School

• Deborah Epstein, Georgetown Law

• Bob Jones, Notre Dame Law School

• Kate Kruse, Hamline University School of Law

• Susan Reich Paulsen, University of Minnesota Law School

• Ruthane Robbins, Rutgers University School of Law

• Pat Coughlan Voorhies, Northeastern University School of Law

The Second National Symposium on Experiential Learning in Law Planning Committee

• Steve Friedland, Co-Chair, Elon University School of Law

• Margaret Barry, Co-Chair, Vermont Law School

• Bill Henderson, Co-Chair, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

• Christy Benson, Elon School of Business

• Olympia Duhart, Nova University School of Law

• Jim Exum, Elon University School of Law; Former Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court

• Bill McNichol, Reed Smith; Rutgers University School of Law

• Madeline Obler-Grill, Elon Law Journal

• Gene Pridgen, K&L Gates; Immediate Past President, North Carolina Bar Association

• Vivian Wexler, Bingham McCutchen

• Pat Coughlan Voorhies, Northeastern University School of Law

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