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Professor Steve Nickles participates on panel discussing current state of legal education

LOS ANGELES — Concord Law School Dean Greg Brandes and a panel of lawyers will discuss “Closing the Justice Gap: Law Schools and Their Critics Confront the New Realities of the Profession” on Friday, March 1.

Despite a perceived abundance of lawyers-and in the midst of controversy about the value of a legal education-increasingly courts are faced with a multitude of pro se cases and legal services organizations are overwhelmed. Why is this, where does this leave today’s law schools and the future of legal education The public is welcome to attend the panel discussion or listen in online.

Participating on the panel with Dean Brandes will be Arthur R. Miller, one of the nation’s preeminent legal experts, Andrew Rosen, Chairman and CEO of Kaplan, Inc., and author of Change.edu:Rebooting For the New Talent Economy (Kaplan Publishing, 2011), Deborah Kelly, Directing Attorney, Los Angeles County Bar Association Domestic Violence Project, Professor Joel Friedman (News - Alert) of Tulane University Law School, Professor Steve Nickles of Wake Forest University School of Law, Sara Berman, Concord Law School professor, and Larry David, Esquire, a Concord alumnus and attorney.

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