Burge Conference 2015

GSU COL

The 2015 W. Lee Burge Professionalism Conference

Lawyers as Leaders

Georgia State College of Law, 85 Park Place NE, Atlanta GA  30303  

Monday, November 9, 2015

10am – 4:00 pm

Co-sponsored by
The Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia
The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Professionalism

 Approved for 4.5 CLE Hours including 1 Professionalism Hour 

All conference registration was handled by ICLE Georgia.  

10:00  WELCOME

Dean Steven Kaminshine, Georgia State University College of Law

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

John T. Marshall, Assistant Professor of Law

Georgia State University College of Law

10:05   PANEL ONE: Paths to Leadership

Moderator, Deborah L. Rhode, Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law; Director, Center on the Legal Profession; Director, Program in Law and Social Entrepreneurship,  Stanford University

Linda Klein, President-Elect of the American Bar Association; Senior Managing Shareholder, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC (no segment video available)

The Hon. David E. Nahmias, Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia; former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. (Segment Video)

David Singleton, Executive Director of the Ohio Justice and Policy Center; Director of the Constitutional Litigation Clinic, Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law (Segment Video)

11:30 BREAK                                 

11:45 Luncheon Seating

12:00 Keynote Luncheon Address | Video

Professor Deborah Rhode, “Leadership for Law Schools: Why and How” 

1:15  BREAK

1:30 PANEL TWO: Leadership in Large Organizations

Moderator, John Travis Marshall, Assistant Professor of Law, Georgia State Unviersity College of Law

Lt. Colonel Benjamin Grimes, US Army and Deputy Staff Judge Advocate (Deputy Legal Advisor), Army Intelligence and Security Command; former Associate Professor, The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center & School (Segment Video)

Lori Berman, Director of Professional Development, Hogan Lovells US LLP; Research Affiliate, Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, Georgetown Law (no segment video available)

2.30 BREAK

2:45 PANEL THREE: Leadership Education for Every Law Student? | Video

Moderator: John Travis Marshall, Assistant Professor of Law

Georgia State University College of Law

Garry Jenkins, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; John C. Elam/Vorys Sater Professor of Law; Director, Program on Law and Leadership, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (Segment Video)

Faith River James, Associate Dean for Experiential learning and Leadership & Professor of Law, Elon University School of Law (Segment Video)

Ana Maria Martinez J.D. ’09, Former President, Georgia Hispanic Bar Association; President, Georgia Latino Law Foundation (Segment Video)

Tiffany Roberts J.D. ’08, Deputy Director, National Institute for Teaching Ethics & Professionalism; Co-founder, Lawyers United for a New Atlanta (Segment Video)

3:45 CONCLUSION

Professor Deborah Rhode

CONFERENCE MATERIALS:

Neil Hamilton, Ethical Leadership in Professional Life: Article Summary (License: "Permission is granted to download the following material and copy, distribute, and repost it on the web, as long as users credit the author and the publication and provide relevant identifying citation information (volume, page numbers, year of publication, city of publication), do not change the work in any way, and do not use it commercially.” ("Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives" Creative Commons license)

Neil Hamilton, Ethical Leadership in Professional Life, 6 UNIV. ST. THOMAS L.J. (2009) (License: "Permission is granted to download the following material and copy, distribute, and repost it on the web, as long as users credit the author and the publication and provide relevant identifying citation information (volume, page numbers, year of publication, city of publication), do not change the work in any way, and do not use it commercially.” ("Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives" Creative Commons license)

Neil W. Hamilton, Ethical Leadership in Corporate Practice Syllabus (University of St. Thomas School of Law) (License: “Permission is granted to download the following material and copy, distribute, and repost it on the web, as long as users credit the author and the publication and provide relevant identifying citation information (volume, page numbers, year of publication, city of publication), do not change the work in any way, and do not use it commercially.” ("Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives" Creative Commons license)

Faith Rivers James, Lawyering, Leadership and Professionalism – Syllabus (Elon University School of Law) (License: "Permission is granted to download the following material, as long as users do not copy, distribute, repost it on the web, or alter the work in any way without further permission of the author.”)

Spotlight on the Leadership Program (Elon University School of Law) (License: "Permission is granted to download the following material, as long as users do not copy, distribute, repost it on the web, or alter the work in any way without further permission of the author.”)

Garry Jenkins, Lawyers as Leaders Syllabus (Ohio State Moritz College of Law) (License: “Permission is granted to download the following material, as long as users do not copy, distribute, repost it on the web, or alter the work in any way without further permission of the author.”)

Program on Law and Leadership (Ohio State Moritz College of Law) (License: "Permission is granted to download the following material, as long as users do not copy, distribute, repost it on the web, or alter the work in any way without further permission of the author.”)

Download printable agenda here: Burge Agenda Final

Download printable bios here: 15F Burge Bios

All conference registration was handled by ICLE Georgia.

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