Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers

The legal market is changing, and legal employers and members of the profession are increasingly calling on law schools to change the way they educate lawyers. Meanwhile, more information, data, and resources are being developed to help law schools and legal educators improve their programs and demonstrate greater value to students and the profession. Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers is at that intersection, bringing the profession and law schools together to solve the challenges before us.

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Oct 5, 2017 to Oct 7, 2017
As the institutions entrusted with educating lawyers, law schools are uniquely positioned to ensure that new lawyers are not only prepared to enter...
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What are the competencies, skills, characteristics, and qualities that new lawyers need to be practice ready? We're answering that question.
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Click here to read the report online. This is the lead report in a series of reports that explore the results of the Foundations for Practice survey...
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Click here to read the report online. This report analyzes data from the Foundations for Practice survey regarding hiring practices and answers this...
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This online tool gives the most transparent and complete law school employment rate information available.
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These resources include course portfolios, articles, tools, reports, and activities from law schools, educators, and members of the legal profession.

Recent Blog Posts

A couple years ago, IAALS co-sponsored a conference called Client-Centric Legal Services. While there were many interesting takeaways, there was one...
In January, I had the opportunity to present the results of IAALS’ Foundations for Practice study at the Association of American Law Schools’ Annual...
For years, there is one piece of advice I give prospective law students that hasn’t changed: take time off before you go to law school. Work, travel...
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