Please come and join the 2014 CALL Institute Day!
Our topic for this year’s Institute Day is “Bridging the Gap between Law School and Practice: Skills Necessary for Producing Practice-Ready Attorneys.” There will be brief roundtable presentations from large law firm panelists, public law libraries and resource center panelists, and academic law librarian panelists. We hope to create an inventory of necessary research skills for practice through the small group discussions during the last hour of the event. Hope to see you there!
Panel #1 (8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.):
Ms. Morgan Smith, Director of Professional Development, Dykema Gossett, PLLC
Ms. Kara Murphy, Associate, Dykema Gossett, PLLC
Mr. Lawrence Schaner, Partner, Jenner & Block
Ms. Deborah Bone, Associate, Schiff Hardin
Panel #2 (9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.):
Ms. Gretchen Van Dam, Circuit Court Librarian, Library of the U.S. Courts for the Seventh Circuit
Ms. Jean Wenger, Government Documents / Foreign & International Law Librarian, Cook County Law Library
Mr. Joshua Poje, Director, ABA Legal Technology Resource Center
Panel #3 (10:20 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.):
Academic Law Librarian Representatives from Chicago-Kent, John Marshall, Loyola, Northern Illinois, Northwestern, University of Chicago, and Valparaiso Law Libraries
11:00 a.m. – Noon:
Breakout sessions to discuss necessary research and technology skills for practice
When: Wednesday, May 7th, 8:30 a.m. – noon
Where: Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661
Cost: $10 Payment will be collected at the door. Please make checks payable to Chicago Association of Law Libraries
Breakfast items and beverages will be served.
Please note that CALL’s no-show policy will apply for this event.