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ALI Incubator - February 27-28, 2015

Program Details (confirmed speakers as of 2/13/15)


Friday, February 27

Time

Place

Topic

Speakers

8-9

Lobby

Registration (registration continues all day)

 

 

Roy Bell Room

Complimentary breakfast 

 

9-9:15

Auditorium

Welcome

Dean Niels Schaumann (California Western)

9:15-10:30

Auditorium

Plenary-- Conference Overview, State of the Movement, Defining the issues

Tony Luppino (UMKC), Fred Rooney (Touro), Bob Seibel (California Western)

10:30-10:45

Roy Bell Room

Refreshment break

 

10:45-12

Auditorium

Plenary—Deans’ Views—Pros and Cons for the school, impact on school, budget issues

Mary Lu Bilek (Moderator) (UMass), Neils Schaumann, Patricia Salkin (Touro), Ellen Suni (UMKC), Sean Scott (Loyola, LA)

12-1:30

Roy Bell Room/ Auditorium

Lunch—Guest Speaker and incubator participants

Will Hornsby (ABA), ABA Video;
Incubator Participants—Maurice Williams (Touro),  Ed Schwartz (California Western), and Patrick Long  (Thomas Jefferson)

1:30—2:45

 

Concurrent sessions

 

 

2F

Creating Community Partnerships, How incubator lawyers can help the community, work with NGOs and other entities (and get paid for doing so).

Kelli Evans (moderator) (State Bar of CA), Bill Tanner (Legal Aid Society of Orange Co.) Taylor Hammond (Chicago Bar Foundation), Mike Santomauro

 

2G or AUD

Changing ideas about professional role (limited scope service, fee structures, resurgence of GP/advisor, preventive lawyering 

Dean Suni (moderator), Luz Herrera (UCLA), Len Zandrow (UMass)

 

2C

Making Incubators work—open session for questions and creative problem solving

Fred Rooney, Facilitator

2:45-3

Roy Bell Room

Refreshment break

 

3-4:30

Auditorium

Plenary Tech Panel—using tech for delivery of services, training and mentoring lawyers, and administration

Michael Robak (moderator) (UMKC), Tony Lai (Stanford),  Richard Granat (Florida Coastal), Dan Lear (AVVO)

5:00 to 9:00

Symphony Towers (Shuttle provided)

Tour Access to Law Initiative and Center for New Solos incubator offices, reception, dinner

Keynote: Luz Herrera, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, Experiential Learning, and Public Service, UCLA Law


 

Saturday, February 28

Time

Place

Topic

Speakers


8-noon

Lobby

Registration   (registration continues all morning)

 

8:00-9:30

Roy Bell Room

Breakfast and presentation by current and former Incubator Participants

Yogi Patel (CUNY), Mark Dunmire (UMKC), Robin Sassi (California Western), Cory Morris (Touro), Ronza Rafo (Thomas Jefferson)

9:30-10:45

 

Concurrent sessions II

 

 

2F

Entrepreneurship—for lawyers and for client service

Tony Luppino (moderator), Mark Dunmire, Tony Lai, Cynthia Chandler (Golden Gate)

 

2G

Practical Ideas for Teaching Solo/Small Firm Practice in a Law School Curriculum

Laura Gentile (CUNY), Meredith Miller (Touro), Jeff Pokorak (Suffolk), Ilene Seidman (Suffolk)

 

2C

Being “Incubated”

Current and former members of incubators meet and exchange ideas

 

TBD

International developments

 Zaza Namoradze (moderator) (Open Society Foundation), Juan Corporan (Dominican Republic. Francis Checo (Dominican Republic), Ostalinda Maya, (Open Society Foundation), Fred Rooney

 

2B

Developing a template Curriculum for incubator participants

Lilys McCoy (Thomas Jefferson), Taylor Hammond, Richard Granat, Bill Tanner

 

Computer lab

Technology Workshop

Michael Robak (moderator), Dan Lear (AVVO), John Mayer (CALI), Andres Hernandez (CLIO),  Richard Granat

10:45-11

Roy Bell Room

Refreshment break

 

11-12:15

 

Concurrent sessions III, some repeats from session II

 

 

2G

Practical Ideas for Teaching Solo/Small Firm Practice in a Law School Curriculum (Repeat)

Laura Gentile (CUNY), Meredith Miller (Touro), Jeff Pokorak (Suffolk), Ilene Seidman (Suffolk)

 

2B

Developing a template Curriculum for incubator participants (Repeat)

Lilys McCoy (Thomas Jefferson), Taylor Hammond, Richard Granat

 

2F

Strategies for Sustainability: Reaching modest means clients, marketing and low-bono initiatives

Michael Chasin (Lexicata), Jacob Sapochnick (Law Offices of Jacob Sapochnick), Michael Millemann (U. of Maryland), Bill Tanner;  Bonnie Hough (Judicial Council of California)

 

2C

Incubating Non-Profits and Programs that Help to Alleviate Burdensome Debt Loads 

Daniel Spencer and Shantelle Argyle (Open Legal Services,),  Emily Collins (Fair Shake)

 

Computer lab

Technology Workshops

Michael Robak (moderator), Dan Lear, John Mayer, Andres HernandezRichard Granat

12:30-1:15

Roy Bell Room/ Auditorium

Lunch—Guest Speaker and Incubator Consortium launch

Casey Gwinn, National Family Justice Center Alliance

1:30-2:30

Auditorium

Plenary—Views from the Bench

Judge Mark A. Juhas (Los Angeles), Justice Ronald B. Robie (CA), and Judge Daniel M. Taubman (CO)

2:30-2:45

Roy Bell Room

Refreshment Break

 

2:45-4

 

Working Groups

 

 

2B

Developing a Curriculum for Incubators, or getting started with your incubator

Bob Seibel

 

2F

Sustaining Projects via Institutional Buy-In, Successful Programming within the Incubator and in the Community and Proper Assessment

Fred Rooney

 

2G

technology implementation plan

Tony Luppino. Michael Robak

 

2C

Career Services Professionals’ special role

Sumana Wolf (Loyola of LA), Erica Edwards-O’Neal (Touro)

4-5

Auditorium

Report back/Wrap up

Tony, Fred, and Bob