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Prof. Wilkins Receives Two Academic Awards in Spain in July

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Professor David B. Wilkins was honored twice in July by academic societies in Spain. Wilkins is the Lester Kissel Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, as well as the director of the Center on the Legal Profession and Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession.

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Prof. David B. Wilkins addresses India’s rapidly changing legal profession

Prof. David B. Wilkins addresses India’s rapidly changing legal profession

Monday, December 16, 2013

Globalisation has transformed every aspect of our economic, political and social lives. This change can be noticed in the legal profession too. What we are now witnessing is a dynamic phase with a number of trends contributing to a substantial shift in global governance.

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CLP Hosts International Bar Association Showcase Event

CLP Hosts International Bar Association Showcase Event

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Thousands of international attorneys gathered in Boston in October to attend the week-long International Bar Association’s 2013 Annual Conference. On Oct. 9 and Harvard Law School’s Center (formally Program) on the Legal Profession hosted one of the conference’s featured showcase events at HLS entitled, “Preparing for the Future—Changes in Structures, Technology & Regulation.”

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Prof. David B. Wilkins gives keynote address at Celebration 60

Prof. David B. Wilkins gives keynote address at Celebration 60

Friday, September 27, 2013

More than 600 alumnae, students and friends — from the Class of 1953 to the Class of 2016 — joined us in September for Celebration 60:  Women Transforming Our Communities & The World, Harvard Law School’s celebration of the 60th anniversary of our first women graduates.

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Lisa Rohrer appointed executive director of HLS Executive Education

Thursday, September 5, 2013

September 5, 2013 Lisa Rohrer has been appointed as the new executive director of Executive Education and the Case Development Initiative at Harvard Law School. Rohrer comes to HLS from Georgetown University Law Center, where as director of executive education she developed and taught in open-enrollment and custom programs focused on business and leadership skills […]

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Nanda appointed director of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Nanda appointed director of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Ashish Nanda, the Robert Braucher Professor of Practice, faculty director of executive education, and research director at the Program on the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School, has been appointed director of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), in India.

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Scott Westfahl ’88 will lead Executive Education at Harvard Law School

Scott Westfahl ’88 will lead Executive Education at Harvard Law School

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Dean Martha Minow announced today that Scott Westfahl ’88 will be the new director of Executive Education at Harvard Law School. Westfahl, who has served since 2004 as the director of Professional Development at the law firm of Goodwin Procter LLP, will succeed Professor of Practice Ashish Nanda as director of Exec Ed at HLS.

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal at HLS: bring more accountability to the FISA Court

Friday, August 9, 2013

Just hours after news outlets reported additional revelations Thursday morning concerning the scope of information gathered by the National Security Agency, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) delivered an address at Harvard Law School on proposed legislation to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

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Bhargavi Zaveri in Bar & Bench: The DIPP and Indian FDI Policy – The Long Road to Clarity

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Bhargavi Zaveri is a visiting researcher at the Harvard Law School, and is conducting empirical research on the role of the Indian legal profession in her foreign investment policymaking processes. Bhargavi has completed her law studies from Government Law College, Mumbai. She is a solicitor of the Bombay High Court and a member of the […]

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Prof. Wilkins in the Daily Journal: Baby Boomers Wreak Havoc on Law Firm Succession Planning

Friday, July 19, 2013

“What to do with the baby boomers? That’s one of the largest problems facing law firms today, according to David B. Wilkins, Harvard Law School’s director of the Program on the Legal Profession. “Now, 60 is the new 40, and people don’t want to retire because they’ve racked up huge amounts of debt,” Wilkins said. […]

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