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Midwest Clinic Teachers Conference

Schedule of Events and Locations

IMPORTANT NOTE:

For Friday only, the conference location is the Michigan State University Legal Clinic building:

Michigan State University College of Law
Legal Clinic
610 Abbot Rd.
East Lansing, Michigan 48823

All Saturday and Sunday conference sessions will be held at the Michigan State University Law College building:

Michigan State University College of Law
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Ln.
East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Friday, September 12, 2014
Location: MSU Legal Clinic
1:00 - 7:00 p.m. Registration
Clinic Lobby
2:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Pre-Conference Workshops (concurrent sessions)

Newer Clinician Workshop
Clinic Classroom
Facilitators: Lauren Aronson, Deborah Burand, Judith Fox, Rachel Settlage

Creative Writing Workshop
Clinic Library
Facilitators: Nancy Cook, Brian Gilmore, Marla Mitchell-Cichon

6:00 p.m.

Picnic and Tour of the Clinic Facility
Meet at the tent behind the Clinic

Tour of the Clinic Facility

Poetry Slam
Facilitators: Nancy Cook, Brian Gilmore, Marla Mitchell-Cichon

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Location:
MSU Law College Building
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Campus Walking or Running Tours led by MSU Law Faculty (optional activity)
Kellogg or Marriott Hotel Lobby
Meet other conference participants at the Kellogg Center hotel lobby or the Marriott hotel lobby for a walking tour of the beautiful MSU campus led by a member of the Law Faculty. The tour will end at the Law College building at 648 N. Shaw Lane, the location of Saturday’s conference events.

Runners will meet the Kellogg Center at 7:15 a.m. and return to their hotels before the conference.

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
Law College Lobby
9:00 - 10:30 a.m Plenary Session with Working Groups
Room 343 Advanced Teacher Training Workshop: Giving Formative Assessment in Difficult Situations
Presenter: Marla Mitchell
10:30 - 10:50 a.m. Networking Break
Outside Room 343
10:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  1. ABA and State Regulatory Changes: Opportunities and Challenges for Clinical Programs
    Room 346
    Presenters: Claudia Angelos, Robert Kuehn
  2. Action and Research – Indigenous Law and Policy Center at MSU
    Room 335
    Presenters: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Kathryn E. Fort, Wenona T. Singel
  3. Preparing Students for Justice-Oriented Small and Solo Practice
    Room 324
    Presenters: Ann Juergens, Joshua Wease
  4. Jumping into the Shark Tank: Teaching Business and Law to Law Students
    Room 341
    Presenters: Rebecca Burkes, Jeffrey M. Glazer
  5. Does Success Really Matter?  Accepting or Continuing Representation of Clients who have Little Hope of Winning their Cases
    Room 340
    Presenters: Bradford Colbert, Jason Eyster, Robert Salem, Rachel Settlage
  6. Unbundled Legal Services: A Worthy Clinical Endeavor
    Room 344
    Presenters: Nancy Costello, Marsha Mansfield, Sarah J. Orr
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Room 343
Featuring dishes and options from Michigan farms and food producers.
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Plenary Session
Room 471
Access to Justice, The Changing Practice of Law, Technology, and the Role of Clinical Education
Presenters: John Mayer, Renee Newman Knakee, Ron Staudt
2:30 - 2:50 p.m. Networking Break
Outside Room 343
Featuring ice cream from the Michigan State University Dairy Store.
2:50 - 4:20 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  1. Extended Discussion from the 1:00 pm Plenary Session
    Room 324
    Presenters: John Mayer, Ron Staudt
  2. Teaching the Skill of Seeking Admissions in Depositions
    Room 340
    Presenters: Robert Burns, Peter Hoffman
  3. Implementing and Assessing Practice Competencies
    Room 345
    Presenters: George Baboila, Patricia Stankovitch, Virgil Weibe
  4. “Flipping” the Lid Off Old Ideas about Classroom Pedagogy: An Odyssey through the World of a “Flipped” Classroom
    Room 341
    Presenters: Anne Alexander, Jennifer Rosa
  5. Ethics and Marginalized Clients: Exploring Boundaries without Judgment
    Room 325
    Presenters: Sabrina Balgamwalla, Elizabeth Keyes, David Koelsch
  6. Community Lawyering: Looking Beyond your Backyard to Make a Difference
    Room 344
    Presenters: Colleen Boraca, Alan Boudreau, Paul Cain, Anita Maddall, Wendy Vaugn
6:30 p.m. Reception, Dinner, and Party
219 S. Harrison Rd. East Lansing, Michigan
Join MSU Law Faculty members and conference participants for an evening of food and drink, music, and dancing at the Red Cedar Room in the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center. Casual attire.
Sunday, September 13, 2014
Location:
MSU Law College Building
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Walking and Running Groups (optional)
Kellogg or Marriott Hotel Lobby
Meet up with other conference participants at the Kellogg Center hotel lobby or the Marriott hotel lobby for a morning stroll or jog before the day’s conference events begin.
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Room 343
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Plenary Session
CSALE Results – Current Data on Clinical Education in the U.S.
Room 343
Facilitators: Robert Kuehn, David Santacroce
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Current Issues in Law Practice
Room 343 (all sessions)
  1. Consumer Protection
    Facilitators: Ben Edwards, Judith Fox
  2. Civil Litigation
    Facilitators: Paul Reingold
  3. Children and the Law
    Facilitators: Melissa Frydman, Joseph Kozakiewicz
  4. Elder Law
    Facilitators: Matthew Andres, Kim O’Leary
  5. Externships
    Facilitators: Hannah Brenner, D’lorah Hughes
  6. Family Law
    Facilitators: Ashley Lowe
  7. Housing Facilitators: Brian Gilmore, Stacey Tutt
  8. Immigration
    Facilitators: David Koelsch, Veronica Thronson
  9. Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Facilitators: Alyson Carole, Brian Pappas

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