Co-sponsored by The American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility


Symposium Schedule

Symposium Chairs: Frank E. Quirk, Director and Jack P. Sahl, Faculty Director, The Joseph G. Miller and William C. Becker Institute for Professional Responsibility

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009

4:30 - 5 p.m. Welcome registration and reception
5:15 - 6:30 p.m. PANEL ONE: THE BRAVE NEW WORLD OF MJP - AN INTERIM ASSESSMENT
William Manson, Lubrizol, Inc.
Arthur F. Greenbaum, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
Carol Needham, Saint Louis University School of Law
Moderator: Jack P. Sahl, The University of Akron School of Law

Friday , Oct. 9, 2009

7:30 - 8 a.m. REGISTRATION

Morning Topic: Lawyers Beyond Borders
8 - 9:15 a.m. PANEL TWO: GLOBAL CORPORATE PRACTICE, LOCAL PROTECTIONISM & THE EXPORT OF AMERICAN LEGAL ETHICS
Paul Paton
, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
John S. Dzienkowski, University of Texas at Austin
James E. Moliterno, Washington & Lee University School of Law
Moderator: Sarah M.R. Cravens, The University of Akron School of Law
9:15 - 9:30 a.m. BREAK
9:30 - 10:45 a.m. PANEL THREE: VIEWING PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY THROUGH THE CHINESE PRISM
Stephen Yandle
, Peking University, School of Transnational Law
Judith McMorrow
, Boston College Law School
Xiangshun Ding, School of Law of Renmin University of China
Moderator: Art Garwin, Center for Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association
10:45 - 11 a.m. BREAK
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. PANEL FOUR: DOTTING THE LEGAL LANDSCAPE INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS, LAW STUDENTS & TRADE AGREEMENTS
Laurel Terry
, Penn State, Dickinson School of Law
David S. Caudill, Villanova University School of Law
Carole Silver, Georgetown University Law Center
Moderator: Brian F. Toohey, Jones Day
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. LUNCH
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Stephen Gillers, New York University School of Law
WAITING FOR GOOD DOUGH:
LITIGATION FUNDING COMES TO LAW
1:45 - 3 p.m. Afternoon Topic: Practicing Law in the Electronic Age

PANEL FIVE: THE LEGAL SERVICES MARKET: STRATEGIES AND EFFICIENCIES TO DELIVER MORE FOR LESS
Mark Tuft
, Cooper, White & Cooper
Don Wochna, Vestige Ltd.
Margaret Raymond, University of Iowa College of Law
Moderator: Janet Green Marbley, Clients' Security Fund, Supreme Court of Ohio
3 - 3:30 p.m. BREAK
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. PANEL SIX: LAWYERING AND JUDGING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: ETHICS AND ACCESS TO JUSTICE
Andrew Perlman
, Suffolk University Law School
The Honorable James Gwin, U.S. District Court for the
Northern District of Ohio
Nathan M. Crystal, Charleston School of Law
Moderator: Donald Hilliker, McDermott Will Emery LLP
4:45 p.m. ADJOURNMENT

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