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Blog Posts by Alli Gerkman

Introducing Katherine Kirk...

Alli Gerkman
This month we are welcoming a new contributor to our ranks. Katherine Kirk will replace Cindy Pham, who served as our first student contributor and helped us get IAALS Online off the ground. Like Pham, Kirk will highlight news and articles related to IAALS' four initiative areas. Kirk is a 3L at the University of...

New Online Employment Rate Calculator Provides Transparent Alternative to Law School Rankings (Press Release)

Alli Gerkman
Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers is pleased to announce 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. Law Jobs empowers prospective students to build, analyze, and compare rates among law schools...

ABA Task Force Addresses Wide Range of Questions and Challenges (Morning Recap)

Alli Gerkman
If there's one thing the people in the room at the ABA Task Force on the Future of Legal Education can agree on today, it's that something has to give. But just what has to give? That still seems to be up for debate. In the opening session, opinions ranged nearly as wide as the topics, which included the deregulation...

Legal Education Conference Focused on Development of Professional Identity

Alli Gerkman
In September 2012, 21 law schools sent representatives to Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers ’ first conference, which sought collaboration among schools to identify best practices for forming professional identity, encouraged schools to share examples of programs and curricula that support professional development, and...

The Future of Legal Education

Alli Gerkman
The American Bar Association's Task Force on the Future of Legal Education has been collecting comments from individuals and organizations since late last year. Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers submitted a comment focused on aligning legal education with the needs of an evolving profession, and made six recommendations.

Paul Lippe: How would you shape the law school experience for the next generation?

Alli Gerkman
Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Advisory Committee member Paul Lippe is speaking to the “Deans Workshop for ABA Approved Schools” on February 15. In a post at The New Normal, he asked “How would you shape the law school experience for the next generation?” He has 44 responses and counting.