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ABA AdLaw Section Virtual Program 11/17, 7PM: Moving from Practice (Back) to Law School


Moving from Practice (Back) to Law School

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

7:00-8:30 pm (including breakout rooms) Eastern Standard Time

Register in Advance via Zoom here.

This panel will provide an overview of the process for entering legal teaching, including non-clinical and clinical academic posts, in administrative law and regulatory practice. The panelists will address preparation of materials for the job market, development of references, research agenda, conference interviews, callbacks, and the preparation of a job talk paper. The panel will also discuss the importance of diversity and practical experience in law teaching. In addition, the panel will highlight the new ABA Fellowship in Administrative Law, a fellowship program for full-time practitioners. The fellowship matches fellows with academics for mentoring in the year or two prior to the fellow going on the academic job market. In terms of structure, after short presentations from each panelist, the panelists will join breakout rooms for more detailed Q & A at approximately 8:00 pm.

Panelists include:

Kevin M. Stack, Lee S. and Charles A. Speir Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School (moderator)

Bijal Shah, Associate Professor, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Emily Bremer, Associate Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar & Clinical Professor of Law, Penn State Law

Kathryn Kovacs, Professor of Law, Rutgers Law

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The panel takes place on the evening before the ABA’s Section on Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice’s annual Fall Conference:  Link to Agenda for Fall Conference.

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