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40th Anniversary Celebration

The Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies is celebrating its 40th Anniversary.

March 23, 2017 at Penn Law 

Keynote ∙ CLE Panels Networking Opportunities Reception  Presentation of Career Leadership Awards and Rising Star Awards

Please RSVP no later than March 13, 2017. There may be limited travel funds available for alums not located in Pennsylvania. For more information, please e-mail Rachel Mayover, Administrative Director of the Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies, at rmayover@law.upenn.edu.

Schedule

12 PM - 2 PM

Luncheon and Awards Ceremony  (Levy Conference Center)
Presentation of Alan Lerner Rising Star Awards &
Douglas Frenkel Career Leadership Awards

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Practice, Pedagogy and Progress:
Session 1: Learning from the Past: The Last 40 Years (moved from Silverman 147 to Fitts Auditorium)

Panelists:
Susan Mangold
Executive Director of the Juvenile Law Center

Honorable Gerald A. McHugh L’79
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Joseph Serritella 
Senior Intellectual Property Law Attorney

This program has been approved for 1.0 substantive law CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $40.00 or $20.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys - cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Practice, Pedagogy and Progress:
Session 2: Looking Ahead: Innovation and New Approaches for 21st Century Lawyering (moved from Silverman 147 to Fitts Auditorium)

Panelists:
Nehal Madhani L’09
Founder and CEO of Alt Legal

Michael Hollander 
Advocate, Community Legal Services

Nermeen Arastu L’10 
Clinical Law Professor CUNY School of Law, Director of Immigrant & Non-citizen Rights Clinic

Dr. Larry Richard L’72
Founder and Principal Consultant at Lawyer Brain

Moderated by Judge Felipe Restrepo, Third Circuit Court of Appeals

This program has been approved for 1.0 substantive law CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $40.00 or $20.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys - cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cocktail Reception (Great Hall)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Celebratory Dinner with keynote address  (Levy Conference Center)
David L. Cohen, 
Penn Law Clinic Alum ’81
Senior Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation
Chair, University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees

Honorees

During the lunch program, join us as we honor Clinic alumni who have made significant contributions to society or practice through their legal work.

Alan Lerner Rising Star Award Honorees

Joanna Visser Adjoian, L’10
Co-founder and Co-Director of the
Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

Marsha Chien, L’10
Assistant Attorney General, Washington
Attorney General’s Office – Civil Rights Unit

Douglas Frenkel Career Leadership Award Honorees

Laval Miller-Wilson, L’95
Executive Director, Pennsylvania Health Law Project

John Schultz, L’89
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and
Corporate Secretary, Hewlett Packard Enterprise