Speaking Engagements

Alli Gerkman, Director of Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers, speaks frequently around the country about the Foundations for Practice study and results.

Canadian Association of Law Teachers/Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education 2017 Conference
June 8-10, 2017
Victoria, BC

Association of American Law Schools Clinical Conference
May 8, 2017
Denver, CO
Concurrent Session: “The Role of Clinical Education in Transitioning Students to Law Practice in Tumultuous Times: A Data-Driven Assessment” with Bob Kuehn, Washington University School of Law

National Conference of Bar Examiners Annual Bar Admissions Conference
May 5, 2017
San Diego, CA
Breakout Session: “What the Research is Telling Us About the Profession” with Bryant Garth.

7th Circuit Bar Association Annual Meeting / 7th Circuit Judicial Conference
May 1, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
With Professor Bill Henderson and former Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall Shepard

National Association of Bar Executives Mid-Year Meeting
February 1, 2017
Miami, FL
Plenary: “Foundations for Practice: Educating and Supporting the Whole Lawyer”
Workshop: “Putting the Foundations for Practice in to Practice”

Douglas Elbert County Bar Association Dinner
January 17, 2017
Sedalia, CO
“Foundations for Practice: Unpacking the Skills, Competencies, and Characteristics Lawyers Need for Success” with Patricia Jarzobski (Colorado Bar Association President 2016-2017)

Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting
January 5, 2017
San Francisco, CA
President’s Program: “Great Expectations: The Competencies, Skills and Attributes that Employers Seek in Our Graduates” (Audio from presentation available here)

University of Colorado Law School
November 3, 2016
Boulder, CO
Guest Lecture to Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility class

Southwestern Law School Visiting Speakers Series
October 27, 2016
Los Angeles, CA

Association of American Law Schools Section on Balance in Legal Education
October 6, 2016
Topic Call

Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors Meeting
September 29, 2016
Seattle, WA

Minnesota State Bar Convention Finale
June 24, 2016
Minneapolis, MN
Luncheon Address: Findings from the “Foundations for Practice” Survey – 24,000 Lawyer Responses Identifying What Lawyers Need to Be Successful
Breakout Session: Putting “Foundations for Practice” into Practice

Third National Symposium on Experiential Learning in Law
June 10–12, 2016
New York, NY
Keynote Address

Western States Bar Conference
March 30 – April 2, 2016
San Diego, CA (Paradise Point Resort & Spa)
Plenary: "The Profession Speaks on the Foundations New Lawyers Need to Practice"

Externships 8 Conference
March 3–6, 2016
Cleveland, OH (Cleveland-Marshall College of Law)
Panel: “Foundations for Practice Survey – 24k+ Respondents: Implications for Externships”

ACLEA 52nd Mid-Year Meeting
January 30 – February 2, 2016
Savannah, GA
Plenary: “The Profession Speaks on the Foundations that New Lawyers Need to Practice”

Law School Innovation Roundtable
January 4, 2016
Boulder, CO
University of Colorado School of Law/Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

2015 Access Group Legal Research Symposium
November 8–9, 2015
Savannah, GA
Panel: “Approaches to Measuring the Value of a Legal Degree”