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UK Law Hosts Conference on Lawyering in the Public Interest
Sep 7 2012 5:11PM

On Wednesday, September 12, the UK College of Law hosted "Lawyering in the Public Interest," the third annual James and Mary Lassiter Distinguished Visiting Professor Conference. Beverly I. Moran, the 2012 Lassiter Disinguished Visitng Professor, led a group of prominent speakers through the day's events, which included:

  • a breakfast address from Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III, immediate past president of the American Bar Association
  • panels featuring notable professors and practitioners
  • a showing of the film The Invisible War, introduced by Susan L. Burke, an attorney who transitioned from large-firm practice to advocate for whistle-blowers, American servicewomen, and Iraqi families injured by the Blackwater corporation.

See pictures from the event at: UK Law's flickr page. Many thanks to everyone who attended - contact Amanda DeBord if you would like a high-resolution file of any of the photographs.

Complete Schedule:

7:30 a.m.

A Breakfast Conversation

Lexmark Room, Main Building
University of Kentucky
*Breakfast will be served.

10:00 a.m.

Panel: The Large Firm Experience

College of Law Courtroom

11:00 a.m.

Panel: Using Expert Witnesses

College of Law Courtroom

12:00 p.m.

Panel: The Small Firm Experience

College of Law Courtroom
*Pizza will be served

1:00 p.m.

Panel: Introduction to Social Justice Practice

College of Law Courtroom

5:00 p.m..

Film, The Invisible War
  • Introduction by Susan L. Burke
  • film at 5:30 p.m.

College of Law Courtroom
*Drinks and light refreshments will be served.


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