Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events



Nov. 10-11, 2011

Thursday, Nov. 10

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wine, soda and substantial hors d’oeuvres will be served
Sponsored by: Albany Law School, Faulkner University–Jones School of Law,
Rutgers School of Law–Camden

Friday, Nov. 11

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions

8:30 a.m. – 9:30  a.m.
Establishing Rapport and Communicating with Clients
- Evelyn Cruz, Director of Immigration Law and Policy Clinic, Clinical Professor of Law, Arizona State University
- Stephen J. Ellmann, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Collaborative Learning, New York Law School

9:35 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Small Group Discussions

10:25 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Interviewing and Counseling Simulations: How to Keep it Real for Students
- Tasha Willis, Director Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Houston

11:15 a.m. – Noon 
Small Group Discussions

Noon – 1:15 p.m. 
Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Learning from other Professions
- Naomi Bloomfield, M.D., Clinical Asst. Professor, Albany Medical Center
- John Chupka, Mental Health Professional, Albany, N.Y.
- Brendan J. Lyons, Senior Writer for Investigations, Times Union, Albany, N.Y.

2:35 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Small Group Discussions

3:25 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. 
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

4:25 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wrap Up ​