Blog

Zachary Willis
Hunter Metcalf
It’s that time again! We’re incredibly excited to share the first results of our Foundations for Practice project and help build on what we’ve learned at this year’s Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference. Our 4th Annual Conference will be held this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (Oct 1-3) in Denver, Colorado. Check...
Robert P. Thompson
Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Director Alli Gerkman was invited to speak on “The Changing Legal Landscape” at the opening plenary session for the National Conference of Bar Presidents in July. In a prepared presentation (below), she said that meaningful change is possible, but everyone has to be at the table. The...
Caitlin Anderson
On the occasion of his retirement, John Lande , now Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri School of Law and ETL Fellow , collected his advice to law students and lawyers in an essay entitled “ My Last Lecture: More Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers .” Professor Lande modeled the paper after...
Hunter Metcalf
In a recent Bloomberg BNA article , law schools are encouraged to better prepare future lawyers for the growing electronic legal landscape. From solos to large firms, the increase of ediscovery as well as online legal services offerings has changed the practice of law and continues to mount new challenges. Ninety...
Hunter Metcalf
Congratulations to the University of New Hampshire School of Law's Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program (DWS) on being selected as one of three recipients of this year's E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards from the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism. The Award honors excellence and innovation in...
Hunter Metcalf
In a recent paper , LexisNexis examined a study of legal employers’ perceptions of recent law school graduates. In a survey of 300 hiring partners and senior associates, 95% believed that law students lack key practical skills at the time of hiring. Across both litigation and transactional practices, attorneys noted a...
Hunter Metcalf
Congratulations to Professor JoNel Newman, University of Miami School of Law, on her selection for the AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education’s M. Shanara Gilbert Award. The award honors an “emerging clinician” with ten or fewer years of experience who has 1) a commitment to teaching and achieving social justice,...
Alli Gerkman
Three years ago, we launched Law Jobs: By the Numbers , an interactive online tool that gives prospective law students the most transparent and complete law school employment rate information available. With the release of the latest ABA employment data, we now have four years of data stored in the tool. This means...

Pages