University of Denver

Jay Finkelstein: Getting the Practitioner into the Classroom

At our 2nd Annual Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers Conference, we asked participants to present ideas that could transform legal education in just six minutes and 20 slides. Jay is a DLA Piper partner and an adjunct professor at American University Washington College of Law. Here, he suggests that if law schools are going to teach practical skills, they need to better involve practitioners in legal education.