June 28, 2022

Volume XII, Number 179

Advertisement
Advertisement

June 28, 2022

Subscribe to Latest Legal News and Analysis

June 27, 2022

Subscribe to Latest Legal News and Analysis
Advertisement

Law Firms, Law Schools Lumber — Elon Law, Not So Much

Criticism happens quick.

Criticism in tweets and blogs and articles comes really quickly. Changes in law firms and law schools, not like that.

Law firms and law schools are changing right now, albeit perhaps in lumbering ways.

Yet, even though “it’s surprising how long things take, [it’s] shocking how fast they happen.”

That’s the feeling I had when I read this article about Elon Law School’s success with its new approach to legal education. Elon Law has made some big changes. They appear to be working. Where did that come from?

We’re not like every other law school,” law school Dean Luke Bierman said in an interview last week. “We want a different kind of law student — a pioneer, someone with a pioneering spirit who can come into a new program and succeed.

The legal profession was pronounced “doomed” a short while back. Now, maybe not. There is something new at Elon Law.

Copyright © 2022, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLPNational Law Review, Volume V, Number 226
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

About this Author

Edward C. Winslow III, Brooks Pierce, Greensboro, Banking Lawyer
Managing Partner

Ed Winslow represents business and corporate clients with an emphasis in the fields of banking and financial services. Principal clients include bankers associations, banks, savings banks, insurers, and other financial services firms within and outside North Carolina. He is a frequent speaker and writer on topics involving financial services law and authors a blog on law practice management, called MidLaw and Divers Items. 

(336) 271-3112
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement