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“Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers” Will Change How Law Students Are Trained

Denver, Colo. – The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver today launches a unique, national initiative to change the way law schools educate students. “Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers” provides a platform to encourage law schools in the U.S. to showcase innovative teaching to produce more practice-ready lawyers […]


Legal Education Experts Recommend Integrated Learning and Assessment

Legal Education Experts Recommend Integrated Learning and Assessment

The Carnegie Report of 2007. The Carnegie Report facilitated dialogue among faculty about how to prepare the lawyers of the future. This dialogue focuses on how to integrate three “apprenticeships” in legal education: (1) cognitive/ doctrinal; (2) skills; and (3) professional identity (understanding and embracing the role of the lawyer, both as a representative of […]


Study done by the National Association of Law Placement (NALP) suggests Denver Law’s strategic plan right on target

“A recent study done by the National Association of Law Placement (NALP) seems to suggest our strategic plan is right on target.  The short of it is that newly minted lawyers are indicating overwhelmingly that they received a tremendous benefit from experiential learning opportunities, ” says Denver Law Dean Katz. Click on the link below to […]


Increasing Competition in Legal Education

Increasing Competition in Legal Education

There is a growing expectation that law schools must prepare graduates to engage effectively with clients, colleagues and the community from day one on the job. Required skills include not just an understanding of legal doctrine and skills; competitivegraduates must also understand business development, business management, client relationships, and collaborative problem-solving. Law schools are striving […]


Increasing Competition in Legal Practice

Increasing Competition in Legal Practice

VALUE Focus. Clients are increasingly focused on the value of legal services. While this focus may initially have been the product of an economic downturn, most experts believe that value-based attitudes are here to stay. This focus is most apparent in alternative fee structures, but it is also manifest in changes in the type of […]


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