As a service to its alumni and friends, the College of Law is happy to provide free CLE credits during the 2013-2014 academic year as it provides a wonderful opportunity to use the facility and reconnect. While we are able to offer the CLE course to Alumni of the College at no cost, all other attendees will be asked to pay a $20 fee at the door, exact change is required. All attendees are responsible for costs related to parking. For more information on where to park, please see below.
IT's Not Your Father's Legal Profession: The Impact of Technology, Globalization, and Diversity in the Legal Profession
The Black Law Students Association & Multi-Cultural Law Students present:
Speaker: The Honorable Bernice Bouie Donald, United State District Judge in the Western District of Tennessee
DATE: Thursday, September 5, 2013
TIME: 3:15 - 4:15pm
College of Law, Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour
As President of the American Bar Foundation, I propose to share scholarly research looking at emerging trends in corporate law firms, in-house lawyers, solo and small firms. The research further examines the future directions of impact areas in law based on global competition. My talk will look at the past decades and compare the legal landscape to today, while looking broadly at the trajectory for those who have recently entered the profession. This will look critically at racial, ethnic, and gender diversity, and examine best practices for growth and competiveness. For the law students, I will focus on leadership, NALP statistics, clerkships, and navigating the employment situation. It will basically be about putting yourself in the best position to succeed now and in the future.