FORT WORTH, Texas, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This Thursday, Texas A&M Law will kick off the 4th Annual Access to Justice Conference. Focused on Incubators, Residencies, Apprenticeships and Non-profit Law Firms. The three-day event includes speakers and participants from around the globe who are interested in incubators and other post-graduate programs to support solo, small firm, and nonprofit practitioners.
Keynote speakers include:
- Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht, Texas Supreme Court
- Justice Fern Fisher, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for New York City Courts
- Frank Stevenson, State Bar of Texas President
- Rebecca Sandefur, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In addition, conference sessions will include workshops and hands-on technology sessions to help participants develop concrete takeaways that will have immediate impact on their work. The conference will describe and advance the continued growth of post-graduate law programs and the new wave of affordable legal services for groups without access to legal resources.
Along with the basics of creating and implementing incubator programs and non-profit law firms, the conference will address, among other topics, the impact on law school curricular reform; collaboration between bench, bar and academics; technology and delivery of legal services; evolution of lawyering role models; and access to justice for low and moderate means clients.
For more information, visit: www.law.tamu.edu/incubatorconf.
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SOURCE Texas A&M University School of Law