Conferences

Recent Conferences include:

LWI – One day conference Memphis December 2019 Memphis, TN (Univ. of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law). “Law and ASP Unite: Reading, Writing, and the Student Success Continuum

AccessLex Legal Education Research Symposium November 2019  Orlando, FL

  • Curricular Reform in Law School, Conceived and organized by Sara J. Berman, Moderated by Robert K. Rasmussen, J. Thomas McCarthy Trustee Chair in Law and Political Science, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. Speakers: Carla D. Pratt, Dean and Professor of Law, Washburn University School of Law; Luke Bierman, Dean and Professor of Law, Elon University School of Law; Megan Carpenter, Dean, University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law
  • Growing Grit: Success Dividends that Stem from Fostering Resilience in Law School, Sara Berman presented with Olympia Duhart, Associate Dean for Faculty & Student Development, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, and Alicia Jackson, Associate Dean for Student Learning and Assessment, FAMU College of Law
  • The Role of Law School ASP/Bar Success Programs in the New Age of Standard 316. Conceived and organized by Sara J. Berman, Moderated by Maureen O’Rourke, Associate Provost, Dean Emerita and Professor of Law, Boston University. Speakers: James McGrath, President, Dean, and Professor of Law, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School; William Adams, Deputy Managing Director, American Bar Association; Mike Barry, President and Dean, South Texas College of Law; Nicola Boothe Perry, Interim Dean, FAMU College of Law
  • The Impact of Student Wellness on Law School and Bar Exam Success, Moderator: Brian Gaillini, Professor, University of Arkansas School of Law. Speakers: Sara Berman, Director of Programs for Academic and Bar Success, AccessLex Institute; Janet Stearns, Dean of Students, University of Miami School of Law; John Lesko, Outreach Specialist, Florida Lawyers’ Assistance Program

AccessLex LexCon November 2019 Orlando, FL. Growing Grit: The Case for Resilience

West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals (WCCASP) November 2019 Las Vegas, Nevada (UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law)

AASE Diversity Conference, October 2019 Chicago, IL  Co-presented with Rachel Patterson, “Strength in Numbers: Using Data to Inform Law School Academic Success and Diversity Efforts

Holloran Center: Research on Learning Outcomes October 2019, St. Paul, MN (University of St. Thomas)

Online & Hybrid Learning Pedagogy: Toward Defining Best Practices in Legal Education, September 2019 Denver, CO Co-chaired and moderated the following panels:
Student Success and Faculty Engagement in Hybrid and Online Teaching
The Future is Here: Legal Education in a Hybrid World