New Clinicians Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS

CLEA New Clinicians Virtual Conference Program

Dates:
Monday, June 15, 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 and
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Time (Each Day):
2:00pm-3:30pm Eastern
1:00pm-2:30pm Central
12:00pm-1:30pm Mountain
11:00am-12:30pm Pacific

Details:

The CLEA New Clinicians and Best Practices Committees are pleased to present a free virtual New Clinicians Conference, which will take place during the week of Monday, June 15, through Thursday, June 18, 2020.

Each day, the conference will offer 40 minutes of webinar programming on a particular topic, as well as 45 minutes of discussion within pre-assigned small groups. 

Webinar topics will include In-House Clinic Design, Externship Clinic Design, Classroom Teaching, Supervision, and Scholarship. 

Small group discussions will allow participants to get to know other new clinicians, explore questions about webinar content, and raise specific challenges faced in their work. 

Registrants can sign up to participate in all or some webinars, and can choose whether to participate in small group discussions.  To build community and maximize the value of small group discussions, we ask participants who register for small groups to plan to join all four scheduled discussions.

To register, please visit this page and complete the form


Full Conference Schedule:

Monday, June 15

In-House Clinic Design    
2:00pm-2:40pm Eastern/1:00-1:40pm Central/12:00-12:40pm Mountain/11:00-11:40am Pacific

Renee Hatcher (John Marshall-Chicago) 

Marcy Karin    (UDC)

Externship Clinic Design 
2:00pm-2:40pm Eastern/1:00-1:40pm Central/12:00-12:40pm Mountain/11:00-11:40am Pacific

Bob Jones (Notre Dame) 

Avis L. Sanders (American)

Small Group Discussion   
2:45 pm– 3:30pm Eastern/1:45pm-2:30pm Central/12:45pm-1:30pm Mountain/11:45am-12:30pm Pacific

 

Tuesday, June 16

Classroom (Seminar) Teaching    
2:00pm-2:40pm Eastern/1:00-1:40pm Central/12:00-12:40pm Mountain/11:00-11:40am Pacific

Anahid Gharakhanian (Southwestern-Los Angeles) 

Sarah Sherman-Stokes (BU)

Small Group Discussion   
2:45 pm– 3:30pm Eastern/1:45pm-2:30pm Central/12:45pm-1:30pm Mountain/11:45am-12:30pm Pacific
 


Wednesday, June 17

Student Supervision  
2:00pm-2:40pm Eastern/1:00-1:40pm Central/12:00-12:40pm Mountain/11:00-11:40am Pacific

Llezlie Green (American)

Eve Hanan (UNLV) 

Small Group Discussion   
2:45 pm– 3:30pm Eastern/1:45pm-2:30pm Central/12:45pm-1:30pm Mountain/11:45am-12:30pm Pacific

 

Thursday, June 18

Scholarship  
2:00pm-2:40pm Eastern/1:00-1:40pm Central/12:00-12:40pm Mountain/11:00-11:40am Pacific

Meg Reuter (U. of Missouri-Kansas City) 

Erika Wilson (UNC)

Small Group Discussion   
2:45 pm– 3:30pm Eastern/1:45pm-2:30pm Central/12:45pm-1:30pm Mountain/11:45am-12:30pm Pacific

If you have any questions, please email the co-chairs of the CLEA New Clinicians Committee: Lisa Martin (LVMARTIN@law.sc.edu) and Danny Schaffzin (Danny.S@memphis.edu).

And special thanks to the New Clinicians Webinar Planning Committee:

  • Lisa Martin (University of South Carolina) (Co-Chair) 
  • Danny Schaffzin (Memphis) (Co-Chair)
  • Jodi Balsam (Brooklyn)
  • Melanie DeRousse (University of Kansas)
  • Laila Hlass (Tulane)
  • Kendall Kerew (Georgia State)
  • Allison Korn (UCLA)
  • C. Benjie Louis (Hofstra)
  • Nickole Miller (University of Baltimore)
  • Wendy Vaughn (Northern Illinois University)

RESOURCES

CLEA HANDBOOK FOR NEW CLINICAL TEACHERS

The CLEA Handbook for New Clinical Teachers has been updated for the 2019 New Clinicians Conference.  The Handbook provides information and resources to new law teachers focused on clinics and externships, including background information on the ABA Standards affecting clinics and externships, clinical course design, supervision,  rounds, assessment, and more.  


PAST EVENTS

2019 AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education

Teaching the Next Generation of Lawyer Leaders in a Time of Polarization

May 4- 7, 2019 in San Francisco, CA

Programming on May 4 includes training for new clinicians.

For more information, please visit the conference website. 

 

2018 Midwest Clinical Legal Education Conference 

 October 5, 2018- October 6, 2018 at Notre Dame Law School. 

 Programming on October 5 includes training for new clinicians.

 For more information and to register, please visit the conference website.


2018 New England Clinical Conference

October 12, 2018 at Roger Williams University School of Law.

Programming includes training for new clinicians.

For more information and to register, please visit the conference website.


2018 Southern Clinical Conference

October 19, 2018- October 20, 2018 at University of South Carolina School of Law.

Programming includes the 11th Annual Bellow Scholars Workshop and training for new clinicians. 

For more information and to register, please visit the conference website

 

2017 New Clinicians Conference 

May 6, 2017 in Denver, CO

To download the conference materials, please visit here.


UPCOMING EVENTS

CLEA's biennial New Clinicians Conference (NCC) the day before the larger clinical conference. 

This full-day program is structured to provide important guidance from leaders in the field and then allow for group discussion after each topic. This format provides community-building and structure conversations on foundational topics like clinical teaching, supervision and feedback, a lay of the land, complexities in clinical teaching, critical and reflective practice and learning for transfer, difficult conversations, and assessment and grading. 

May 4, 2019 in San Francisco, CA


2019 AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education

Teaching the Next Generation of Lawyer Leaders in a Time of Polarization

May 4- 7, 2019 in San Francisco, CA

For more information, please visit the conference website. 

 


PAST EVENTS 

2018 Midwest Clinical Legal Education Conference 

 October 5, 2018- October 6, 2018 at Notre Dame Law School. 

 Programming on October 5 includes training for new clinicians.

 For more information and to register, please visit the conference website.


2018 New England Clinical Conference

October 12, 2018 at Roger Williams University School of Law.

Programming includes training for new clinicians.

For more information and to register, please visit the conference website.


2018 Southern Clinical Conference

October 19, 2018- October 20, 2018 at University of South Carolina School of Law.

Programming includes the 11th Annual Bellow Scholars Workshop and training for new clinicians. 

For more information and to register, please visit the conference website

 

2017 New Clinicians Conference 

May 6, 2017 in Denver, CO

To download the conference materials, please visit here.


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