Conferences & Symposia

The Profession and the Academy: Addressing Major Changes in Law Practice

Symposium Agenda

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast (Krongard Board Room)

9:00-9:15 a.m.
Welcome And Introductory Remarks (Ceremonial Court Room)
Dean Phoebe A. Haddon, University of Maryland School of Law

9:15-10:45 a.m.
Attendee Discussion: Changes in Big Law Firms and the Issues These Changes Raise (Ceremonial Court Room)

Presenters
Marc Galanter
John and Rylla Bosshard Professor of Law and South Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison
LSE Centennial Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science

William Henderson
Professor of Law and Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow, Indiana University School of Law

Responses
Michelle Harner
Associate Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law

Lisa Fairfax
Professor of Law, George Washington University School of Law

Neil Dilloff
Partner, DLA Piper LLP

10:45-10:50 a.m.
Break

10:50 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Attendee Discussion: Changes in Medium and Small Law Firms (Including Solo Practices), and the Issues These Changes Raise (Ceremonial Court Room)

Presenters
Gillian Hadfield
Richard L. and Antoinette Kirtland Professor of Law and Professor of Economics, University of Southern California

Jeanne Charn
Director of the Bellow-Sacks Access to Civil Legal Services Project and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School

William Hornsby
Counsel, American Bar Association Division For Legal Services

Responses
Ward B. Coe III
Partner, Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP

William Reynolds
Jacob A. France Professor of Judicial Process, University of Maryland School of Law

12:15-1:15 p.m.
Working Lunch (Westminster Hall)

1:15-1:30 p.m.
Reports From Lunch Discussions (Ceremonial Court Room)

1:30-3:00 p.m.
Attendee Discussion: How Should Legal Educators and Law Schools Respond to These Changes? (Ceremonial Moot Court Room)

Presenters
Michael Kelly
Former Dean, University of Maryland School of Law

Robert Rhee
Associate Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law

Gillian Hadfield
Richard L. and Antoinette Kirtland Professor of Law and Professor of Economics, University of Southern California

Responses
Jeanne Charn
Director of the Bellow-Sacks Access to Civil Legal Services Project and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School

William Henderson
Professor of Law and Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow, Indiana University School of Law

Clark Cunningham
W. Lee Burge Professor of Law & Ethics, Georgia State University College of Law

3:00-3:10 p.m.
Break

3:10-4:00 p.m.
Attendee Discussion: What We Have Learned and Where We Go From Here(Ceremonial Court Room)

Discussion Leaders
Michael Kelly
Former Dean, University of Maryland School of Law

Michael Millemann
Jacob A. France Professor of Public Interest Law, University of Maryland School of Law


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