The University of Tulsa College of Law hosts the 31st Annual Midwest Regional Clinical Legal Education Conference, “Teaching for Our Times,” October 6–8, 2016. Legal clinical faculty from across the country are invited to share ideas for engaging and inspiring today’s law students and tomorrow’s lawyers in the midst of a transformational time in legal education. The conference is an opportunity to offer vision and share ideas for cultivating successful students who are well prepared for a professional career that will sustain them financially and emotionally, serve their clients and communities, and contribute to the quality of justice for everyone.
See conference schedule (PDF)
Among the rich array of topics that will be presented:
- The Relationship Between Experiential Coursework and Bar and Employment Outcomes
- Empirical Advocacy: Why Clinical Faculty Can and Should Conduct Empirical Research
- Incubators: The Next Wave in the Access to Justice Movement
- Vicarious Trauma and Vicarious Resiliency: Tools for the Social Justice Struggle
- Dinner keynote address on Friday, October 7, by Hannibal B. Johnson, attorney and author of Black Wall Street: From Riot to Renaissance in Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District
Registration is $175 at the door. The Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Tulsa is the official hotel for the conference. Special rates are available for attendees. Please reserve a room online or call 888-421-1442 to make reservations by phone.
For more information or to request to be added to the conference email list, please contact Barbette Veit at 918-631-5604 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conference is made possible in part through the support of the AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education and by CLEA, the Clinical Legal Education Association, cleaweb.org.