Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Law School

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National Institute for Teaching Ethics & Professionalism 2005 Workshop
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National Institute for Teaching Ethics & Professionalism Deputy Director, Tiffany Roberts twroberts@gsu.edu

NIFTEP conducts bi-annual workshops that bring together leading academics and practitioners involved teaching legal ethics and promoting professionalism. Workshops are cosponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Professionalism.

2005 Workshop
September 23 - 25, 2005

Theme: Everything I Needed to Know About Legal Ethics That I Never Learned in Law School

Program

Friday
Introduction
Sally Lockwood, Executive Director, Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism
Clark D. Cunningham, W. Lee Burge Professor of Law & Ethics, Georgia State University College of Law and Director of NIFTEP

Panel 1: Everything I Needed to Know About Legal Ethics to Practice Criminal Law”
Moderator: Professor Tim Floyd, GSU College of Law
John Wesley Hall, Law Offices of John Wesley Hall, Little Rock
Amie L.Clifford, Director, Center for Prosecution Ethics, National College of District Attorneys
Sharisse O’Carroll, O’Carroll & O’Carroll, Tulsa
Q & A

Panel 2: “Everything I Needed to Know About Legal Ethics for a Civil Practice”
Moderator: Professor Roy Sobelson, GSU College of Law
Ellen Pansky, Pansky & Markle, South Pasadena
Lawrence Wojcik, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary, Chicago
Michael Downey, Fox Galvin, St. Louis
Q & A
Panel 3: “What Are Effective Ways for Practicing Attorneys to Participate in Teaching Ethics and Professionalism to Law Students?”
Moderator: Professor Russell Pearce, Fordham Law School
Professor Clark Cunningham, GSU College of Law
Professor Liz Ryan Cole, Vermont Law School
Professor Patrick Longan, Mercer Law School
Q&A
Closing Session: "The Legal Profession" A New 1st Year Required Course on Professionalism at the Mercer Law School”
Professor Patrick Longan, Mercer Law School

Saturday
Opening Address: “Professional Identity Formation Among Law Students,” Dean Daisy Floyd, Mercer Law School
Q &A
Teaching Demonstrations
Professor Susan Fortney, Texas Tech Law School
Carl Zahner, Director, Florida Center for Professionalism
Professor Joan Vestrand, Cooley Law School
Amie Clifford, Director, Center for Prosecution Ethics, National College of District Attorneys
Michael Downey, Fox Galvin, St. Louis

Closing Address: "Perspectives from a Teacher of Business Ethics.
Professor Timothy Mahoney, Providence College

Sunday
“The New Georgia Mentoring Requirement,”
Douglas Ashworth, Director: Transition Into Law Practice Program
Small Group Reporting and Closing Session

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