Albany Law School to Host Law Teaching Workshop

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Date: 09/12/2011

Law professors from around the country will gather at Albany Law School in New York state for “Interviewing and Counseling: A Teaching Workshop,” to be held on Nov. 10 and 11, 2011.

The program, which will take place on Friday, Nov. 11, is designed as a hands-on collaborative workshop that addresses the significant challenges inherent in teaching interviewing and counseling to law students. Among the planned topics and participants are:

Establishing Rapport and Communicating with Clients

  • Evelyn Cruz, Director of Immigration Law and Policy Clinic, Clinical Professor of Law, Arizona State University
  • Stephen Ellmann, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Collaborative Learning, New York Law School

Interviewing and Counseling Simulations: How to Keep it Real for Students

  • Tasha Willis, Director Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Houston

Learning from other Professions

  • Naomi Bloomfield, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Albany Medical College
  • John Chupka, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist, Albany, N.Y.
  • Brendan Lyons, Senior Writer for Investigations, Albany Times Union

Student Assessment and Grading

  • John Burwell Garvey, Professor of Law, Director Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program, University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • Andrew Horwitz, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of Clinical Programs and Criminal Defense Clinic, Rogers Williams University School of Law

“Interviewing and Counseling: A Teaching Workshop” is a collaborative effort between professors from Albany Law School, Faulkner University – Jones School of Law and Rutgers School of Law – Camden. Click here for more information, including a full schedule, or to register.