University of Denver

Board Brag

Response to the David Segal article, November 19, 2011, in New York Times

Bill Sullivan
Rebecca Love Kourlis
Martin Katz
As David Segal’s November 19 article accurately reflects, the legal market is changing. Clients are no longer willing to foot the bill for young lawyers’ training, and thus law firms are increasingly looking to the law schools to produce practice-ready graduates. The good news is that there are clear solutions to the...

In-House Counsel: Law Schools Must Play Key Role in Training Practice-Ready Lawyers

Alli Gerkman
The online legal community was abuzz Monday with the news that corporate clients don’t want to foot the bill for new lawyer training thanks to a Wall Street Journal article that asks: “First-Year Associates: Are They Worth It?” We’ve been talking to in-house counsel for months about gaps in legal education and the...