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Law 2030 Conference-2020

The Law 2030 Conference - 2020 hosted leaders across the profession, the clients they serve, and innovators from across disciplines to officially launch the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Future of the Profession Initiative. Participants came together over two days to discuss how real change happens, why lawyers struggle to change, and how legal professionals can improve client service.

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Keynote: The Three Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation

Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business; Faculty Partner in Mach49

Professor Govindarajan describes how organizations can develop breakthrough innovations by remaining competitive and focusing on their strengths in the current environment while also creating new projects that prepare for a different landscape in the future.

Why Lawyers Struggle to Innovate

Cathy Carr L’79, Immediate Past Director, Community Legal Services
Lourdes Slater L’92, Founder and CEO of Karta Legal

Cathy Carr L’79 and Lourdes Slater L’92 share complementary perspectives from the public interest and private sector arenas to describe why the legal industry is so slow to change and how it can become more innovative.

Law 2030: A Moderated Discussion

Moderator: Gina Passarella, Editor-in-Chief, The American Lawyer

The American Lawyer Editor-in-Chief Gina Passarella moderates a discussion among diverse stakeholders in the profession that explores why the legal industry is changing quickly and why this moment requires lawyers to adapt.

Health Care Innovators Leading Legal Service Providers

Moderator: Dean Ted Ruger
Ralph W. Muller, MA, Immediate Past CEO of Penn Health Systems
Mary D. Naylor, Ph.D, RN, FAAN, Marian S. Ware Professor of Gerontology, Penn Nursing; Director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health
Roy Rosin, MBA, Chief Innovation Officer, Penn Medicine

Penn Carey Law Dean Ted Ruger moderates a discussion among health care leaders at Penn to learn how another highly-regulated service delivery system has evolved and which effective strategies legal can adopt to innovate legal service delivery. 

Client-Centered Design Thinking for Legal Professionals

Professor Gary Cazalet, University of Melbourne

Professor Cazalet describes his approach for bringing a client-centric lens to legal education and why future lawyers will be better prepared to put the user at the heart of legal services.

A Call to Action for our Profession

Jim Sandman L’76, President, Legal Services Corporation

Future of the Profession Initiative Senior Advisor Jim Sandman L’76 delivers a passionate call to action to the legal services industry to develop more creative and innovative ways to fulfill its obligations to serve society.

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