National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism

The National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism is a consortium of the following six nationally-recognized law school programs on ethics and professionalism:

NIFTEP conducts national and international workshops that bring together leading academics and practitioners involved in teaching legal ethics and promoting professionalism.

Other NIFTEP projects include the International Forum on Teaching Legal Ethics and Professionalism, a user-driven online community and resource library for ethics teachers, scholars, and practitioners worldwide.

Fall 2016 Workshop 

The Fall 2016 workshop of the National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism (NIFTEP) will take place from 5:00 pm Thursday, October 6 – 12:30 pm on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia (approximately 1.5 hours from Atlanta).  The workshop theme is: “Educational Interventions to Cultivate Professional Identity in Law Students."  Part of the workshop will be held in conjunction with the 17th Annual Georgia Symposium on Professionalism and Ethics sponsored on October 6-7 at Mercer University Law School by Mercer’s Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism.  Workshop fellows agree to attend the Symposium.  The application period for this workshop has ended.

From past workshop evaluations:

This was the best program for learning innovative ways of teaching legal ethics that I have ever attended.

NIFTEP Spring 2011 Workshop participant

In an evaluation of the Spring 2011 NIFTEP workshop, 95.2% of participants said they would "strongly recommend" attending a NIFTEP workshop.

More past workshop evaluations