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Mark Staines
The results of our Foundations for Practice study continue to reverberate throughout law schools and the legal profession, and the concepts of “ The Whole Lawyer and the Character Quotient ” are being covered in the press as well. Recently, the Denver Business Journal spoke with Alli Gerkman, Director of Educating...
Zachary Willis
Mark Staines
After the release of the first two reports from our Foundations for Practice project, Law Week Colorado published an article highlighting the groundbreaking findings, which “have the power to radically shift the discussion about what law schools teach and how employers hire and motivate a different approach to...
Alli Gerkman
Thirteen years ago this week, I took the bar exam in Colorado. Later, sitting in my new office in my new law firm with my new computer and my new-to-me view of Denver, I distinctly remember swiveling in my office chair, thinking, “What exactly is it that I do here and how will I know if I’m doing it well?” I had been...
Mark Staines
As the legal profession and technology (and society at large) continue to evolve, many legal educators are working on creative ways to adapt their teaching methods and ensure that today’s students have the skills they need to meet the challenges of tomorrow. In a recent article, “ Where the ‘Puck’ is Going–and What...
Mark Staines
As law schools across the country strive to produce lawyers who can hit the ground running—and as we gear up to launch our Foundations for Practice findings—Alli Gerkman, Director of Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers , has been hitting the road around the country to explain how legal educators and employers can work...

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