Save the date for the Annual Clinical Conference on October 20, 2017
Operating in the New Unknown
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location: Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02108

If you plan to stay overnight for the one-day conference, we encourage you to register and to book your hotel rooms as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you at the conference!



8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Works-In-Progress Sessions

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Breakfast/Welcome                                                                                *Continental breakfast will be served.

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions

David H. Gibbs, Using Leadership Development to Meet the Challenges of a Rapidly Changing and Unpredictable Environment

Loletta Darden, Clinical Teaching and Coaching: Empowering Our Students to Realize Their Full Potential

Adrienne N. Smith and Cecily Banks, Writing an Externship Success Story: How to Explain What We Already Know

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Keynote/Lunch                                                                                            *Gourmet Deli Platter will be served.

Keynote: Muneer I. Ahmad, Deputy Dean for Experiential Education, Clinical Professor of Law, and Director, Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions

Jill Witkowski Heaps, Leveraging Intersectionality to Address Injustice in Our New Reality

Mary Holper, Sarah Sherman-Stokes and Ragini Shah, Responding to the New Unknown(s) in Immigration Law Focused Clinics

Margaret Drew, Julie A. Baker, Jeremiah Ho, Angela McDonough-Tieng and Christyne J. Vachon, Will I find Social Justice?

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Student Panel

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Closing Remarks

4:45 PM - 6:30 PM



For general questions about the conference, please contact Nadiyah J. Humber at

This conference is made possible in part by the AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education and CLEA, the Clinical Legal Education Association,