View the Videos of the 2013 Futures Conference
Stephen Mayson’s keynote on the future of law, along with the TED-style presentations by provocateurs Ann Lee Gibson, Jordan Furlong and William Henderson, are among seven videos available for viewing from the 2013 Futures Conference, held October 4-5, 2013, at Chicago-Kent College of Law (#COLPM).
Videos also include a compelling panel presentation on “Justice, Lawyering, and Legal Education in the Digital Age,” presented by Richard Granat, Will Hornsby and Marc Lauritsen and John Mayer. Plus, the 2013 InnovAction Award winner acceptance speeches, and Jim Sandman’s luncheon presentation on the Legal Services Corporation are available for viewing.
Watch the presentations below, and click here to view conference materials and bonus items.
The Future of Law – Who Will Perform It? Who Will Regulate It?
In his keynote address, Stephen Mayson, Director of The Legal Services Institute Legal Services Institute — an independent public interest think-tank — addressed the themes (1) what is law for? (2) what are lawyers for? and (3) the future.
What is the Market for Legal Services in the Future
Provocateur Ann Lee Gibson’s , rapid-fire TED-style talk focused on the market for legal services from the buyer’s perspective, including the major trends that will impact clients’ businesses and their needs.
Innovation in the Law Firm
In the second TED-style talk, Jordan Furlong discussed innovation — from “idea to implementation in five increasingly difficult steps.”
2013 InnovAction Awards Presentation
At the presentation of the 2013 InnovAction Awards, Awards Chair Tim Corcoran introduced Professor Katherine Porter, accepting for the California Monitor Program; Associate Professor Renee Knake, accepting for the ReInvent Law Laboratory at Michigan State University College of Law; and Andy Daws, accepting for Riverview Law. Read more about the InnovAction Award winners here.
Justice, Lawyering, and Legal Education in the Digital Age Panel
This panel presentation on the initiatives underway at the nation’s law schools included updates from John Mayer, Executive Director, Center for Computer Assisted Legal Education; Richard Granat, Co-Director at the new Center for Law Practice Technology at Florida Coastal School; Will Hornsby, Staff Counsel, ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services; and Marc Lauritsen, President, Capstone Legal Services.
The Future of U.S. Law Schools
The third TED-style talk was William Henderson’s discussion of the future of U.S. law schools, including a model curriculum and challenges facing educators. Professor Henderson teaches at Indiana University Maurer School of Law and is Director of the Center on Global Legal Professionalism.
Giving Back Luncheon and Legal Services Corporation Update
Thanks to Conference Co-Chairs Susan Saltonstall Duncan, Deborah McMurray and Steve Nelson, and to College President Ron Staudt and the Chicago-Kent College of Law for hosting the conference.