Virginia Lawyer Magazine - October 2012
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Conclave on the Education of Lawyers
Section on the Education of Lawyers Remains Committed to Improving Legal Training
by A. Benjamin Spencer
Twenty Years of Change, But Many Issues Remain
by William R. Rakes
How Should We Measure Preparedness for Admission to the Bar?
by Jeanne F. Franklin
Do Judges Have a Meaningful Role in Legal Education?
by the Honorable Walter S. Felton Jr.
A Few Suggestions for Steps Forward: Writing, Training, Mentoring, and Money
by W. Taylor Reveley III
More coverage of the 20th Anniversary Conclave on the Education of Lawyers in
Virginia, including transcripts, meeting materials, photos, and DVD availability
Access to Legal Services
- Access, Advocacy, and “The Avengers”
- VSB Member Receives Thurgood Marshall Award at ABA Annual Meeting
- Legal Aid Returns Millions of Dollars to Virginia’s Economy
- Notice to Members: MCLE Compliance Deadline Is Oct. 31
- Anastasia K. Jones and Prescott L. Prince Join VSB
- Local and Specialty Bar Elections
- In Memoriam
- Justice Kagan Educates UR Law Students on the Ways of the Court
- Nascent Georgian Bar Association Using VSB as Example as it Establishes Ethics Office
About the Cover
The Twentieth Anniversary Conclave included the presentation of the inaugural William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award established by the Section on the Education of Lawyers. Presenting the award to Mr. Rakes were Education Section Chair Professor A. Benjamin Spencer (center), of Washington and Lee University; W. Taylor Reveley III, Conclave 2012 chair and president of the College of William and Mary (right); and G. Michael Pace Jr., managing partner of Gentry Locke Rakes and Moore LLP, which underwrote the reception and the award that Mr. Rakes is holding.