The 2020 Willamette Law Review Symposium

The Business Lawyering Institute at Willamette University and Willamette Law Review invite you to a symposium on Teaching Better Business Lawyering. The symposium is free and open to faculty, students, and the public. The proceedings of the symposium will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Willamette Law Review. Please feel free to attend the entire event, or whichever panels are of most interest. We hope to see you there.

Join Us:

Friday, March 6, 2020

(Registration at 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM) 

8:30 AM -9:00 AM Registration - OCJC Hearings Room  Continental Breakfast
9:15 AM -10:45 AM Victor Goldberg (Columbia Law School) - "Deals" Frank Gevurtz (McGeorge Law School) - "The Complexity Dilemma: A Reflection on Teaching a Simulation Course in Business Planning"
10:45 AM -11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM -12:30 PM Sukhsimranjit Singh (Caruso School of Law- Pepperdine) - TOPIC TBD Stephen Daniels (Am. Bar Foundation) and David Thomson (Sturm College of Law) - "Looking Back: What Law School Graduates Say About Experiential Learning" 
12:30 PM -2:00 PM LUNCH in OCJC Conversations w/ practitioners
2:00 PM -3:30 PM  Deborah Burand (NYU) - " 'Building the Case' for the Business Lawyer of Tomorrow: Putting Impact Into Practice" Seth Oranburg; David Tamasy (Duquesne School of Law) - "Corporations Hybrid: A Case Study on Innovation in Business Law Pedagogy"
3:30 PM -3:45 PM Break
3:45 PM -5:15 PM Justin Simard (Willamette) - "The Current Current Crisis in Legal Education" Robert Illig (U of O) - TOPIC TBD


Dinner at Epilogue at 6 PM  for presenters and invited guests.

Hearings Room

Oregon Civic Justice Center
790 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301



The 2020 Law Symposium will include eleven presentations addressing the theme of teaching better Business Lawyering.Meet the Presenters

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