The Second "Colonial Frontier" Legal Writing Conference
Saturday, March 5, 2011
“The Arc of Advanced Legal Writing: From Theory through Teaching to Practice”
Aspen Publishers Legal Education / Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, LLP
“Reflections on the History & Future of Advanced Legal Writing Courses,” Prof. Elizabeth Fajans (Brooklyn), Prof. Mary Ray (Wisconsin), & Prof. Michael Smith (Wyoming)
“Cognition and Policy-Based Persuasion,” Prof. Michael Smith (Wyoming)
“Writing on the Envelope: An Exploration of the Unique Advantages and Limits of the Written Word,” Prof. Mary Ray (Wisconsin)
“Legal Writing in a Time of Recession: Developing Cognitive Skills for Complex Lawyering Tasks,” Prof. Elizabeth Fajans (Brooklyn)
“Guidance from the Bench and Bar,” Profs. Sheila Miller, Susan Wawrose, & Victoria VanZandt (Dayton) & Profs. Johanna Oreskovic (Buffalo)
"Creating a Practical Legal Skills Simulation Course Using a Team-Teaching Approach,” Profs. Julia Glencer, Erin Karsman, & Tara Willke (Duquesne).
“Law Firms as Agents of Curricular Change,” George E. McGrann, Esq. (Schnader - Pittsburgh), Marla K. Conley, Esq., & Bruce P. Merenstein, Esq. (Schnader - Philadelphia)
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for five (5) hours; 2 hours for the morning, and 3 hours for the afternoon. All credits are substantive law practice and procedure CLE credit; and zero (0) hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit. For Continuing Legal Education credit outside of Pennsylvania, we will provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance.
Non-academic registrants - who are not part of sponsoring organizations or law firms - will be charged a CLE fee of $200. This includes attendees who are not Duquesne employees, faculty at other law schools, working in fields related to legal education, or working for a sponsoring organization or law firm. This fee can be paid on the day of the conference in cash or with a check made payable to "Duquesne Law School."