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2018
Thursday, April 12th
8:30 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Coffee

FIU College of Law Atrium

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions

FIU College of Law, Grand Courtroom

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Opening Panel: Making the Case for the Role of Legal Education in the Legal Profession

Christopher P. Chapman, President and CEO, AccessLex Institute
Barry Currier, Managing Director, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Judith Gundersen, President, National Conference of Bar Examiners
James Leipold, Executive Director, National Association for Law Placement
Wendy Perdue, President, AALS
Kevin Washburn, LSAC Board of Trustees

FIU College of Law, Grand Courtroom

9:15 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Break

FIU College of Law, Grand Courtroom

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Meeting the Needs of Society and the Market

Bernie Burk, On Sabbatical, former Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina School of Law
Fernando Garcia, General Counsel, Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary, Nissan Canada, Inc.
James Leipold, Executive Director, National Association for Law Placement
Scott F. Norberg, Professor of Law, Florida International University College of Law

FIU College of Law, Grand Courtroom

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Lunch

FIU College of Law Atrium

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Developing Sustainable Funding Models for Legal Education

Grant Carwile Managing Director, Managing Director, SL Capital Strategies
Christopher P. Chapman, President and CEO, AccessLex Institute
John Pierre, Chancellor, Southern University Law Center
Patricia D. White, Dean, University of Miami School of Law and Chair, ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Education

FIU College of Law, Grand Courtroom

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Break

FIU College of Law, Grand Courtroom

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Addressing Law School Affordability and Access

Kyle McEntee, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Law School Transparency
Jerry Organ, Professor of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law
Jamienne S. Studley, President, Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission
Aaron Taylor, Executive Director, AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence

FIU College of Law, Grand Courtroom

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Breakout Session: Considering Strategies to Reduce the Cost of, and Increase Access to, Legal Education and Entry to the Profession

FIU College of Law, Grand Courtroom

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Reception and Dinner for all attendees

FIU College of Law, Grand Courtroom and Atrium

5:45 PM