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Roundtable on Law School Leadership Education


Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008

Jointly sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Law and the University of Maryland Academy of Leadership, the Roundtable on Law School Leadership Education provided a forum for learning across sectors and disciplines, vigorously exchanging ideas, and identifying goals and methodologies for introducing high-impact leadership education into law schools.

Participants included a broad range of leaders in the legal profession representing major law firms, the judiciary, corporations, government, the legal academy, and public interest law organizations, as well as experts in the field of leadership studies who discussed best practices and emerging trends in leadership education across disciplines.

View the Roundtable's panel discussions.

Panel One: What are Your Experiences of Leading Change? What Prepared You for That Role?

Moderator
Karen Rothenberg
Dean
University of Maryland School of Law

Panelists
Francis B. Burch, Jr.
Joint CEO
DLA Piper

Marcia Greenberger
Co-President and Founder
National Women's Law Center

Kurt Schmoke
Dean
Howard Law School
Former Mayor of Baltimore

Martha Bergmark
President & CEO
Mississippi Center for Justice
Panel Two: What Did You Learn (or Wish You'd Learned) in Law School to Prepare You for Leadership Roles?
Moderator
Bonnie Allen
CEO
Project on Law and Renewal

Panelists
Tom Perez
Maryland Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

John Frisch
Chairman
Miles & Stockbridge

Donna Hill Staton
Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland School of Law
Former partner, DLA Piper
Former judge and Maryland Deputy Attorney General
Student Panel

Panel Three: What Should Be the Goals, Objectives and Outcomes of Leadership Programs at Law Schools?
Moderator
Diane Hoffmann
Associate Dean for Academic Programs
University of Maryland School of Law

Panelists
Michael Kelly
Executive Director
National Senior Citizens Law Center

Former Dean
University of Maryland School of Law

Robert T. Gonzales
Former President
Maryland State Bar Association

Founder
MSBA Leadership Academy

Donald Polden
Dean
Santa Clara Law School

Karen Mathis
Partner
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter

Past President
American Bar Association

Panel Four: What Have Other Professional Schools Done in their Leadership Programs? What is the Content and Goals of These Programs?
Moderator
Nina Harris
Assistant Director
Academy of Leadership Project on Law and Renewal

Panelists
Georgia Sorenson
Founding Director
Academy of Leadership

Director
Center for the Advanced Study of Leadership

David Mossbarger
Project Director
Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine

Carol Pearson
Director Academy of Leadership


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