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Journal of Law and Policy’s spring colloquium on Feb. 15 to focus on ‘Preparing Law Students for Evolving Client Relationships’

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s Journal of Law and Policy will host its spring colloquium, “Preparing Law Students for Evolving Client Relationships,” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302.

The colloquium, which is free and open to the public, will focus on a key concern within the changing legal landscape: “How to better prepare students to build and maintain client relationships?”

The colloquium will address a number of issues including:

  • How students can become more marketable to firms and clients;
  • How economic pressures have altered the client-lawyer relationship;
  • How to increase practical learning opportunities in law schools;
  • How the future trends in law firm salary structures and law school tuition rates are connected; and
  • How firms can encourage client interaction during summer internships.

Speakers include Beth Keasler, Director of Entry-Level Recruiting and Development at Womble Carlyle; Edward Winslow III, Managing Partner at Brooks Pierce; Rose Kenyon, Strategic Planning and Emerging Trends Chairman for the North Carolina Bar Association; Professor Steve Virgil, Director of the Community Law and Business Clinic; and Professor Harold Lloyd, former General Counsel for The Fresh Market Inc.