Through a sweeping array of new, hands-on courses, Harvard Law School’s January Experiential Term, or JET, gives 1L students a chance, early in their time on campus, to learn by doing, to work in teams, and to explore—or discover—what inspires their passion in the law.
For the past six months, Harvard Law School students and alumni have been working with legal professionals to create strategies promoting diversity in the legal workplace. These were unveiled on June 22 at Diversity Lab’s Diversity in Law Hackathon, co-sponsored by Harvard Law School Executive Education and Bloomberg Law.
On April 20, HLS in the Community wrapped up a year-long celebration of Harvard Law School’s bicentennial by highlighting the contributions made by HLS clinics and students practice organizations (SPOs).
Kicking of the Harvard Association for Law & Business’ seventh annual symposium on Feb. 26, a panel of top-level executives in the financial world explored the possibilities of crossing over from a legal to a financial career.
With Evisort, a powerful new search engine that harnesses cloud storage and artificial intelligence, four HLS students hope to revolutionize the costly and labor-intensive way that lawyers currently handle contracts and other transactional work, liberating them for more creative and interesting tasks.
Change is coming to the legal profession—whether attorneys like it or not—and HLS is at the forefront of efforts to anticipate it, and prepare students.
HLS Professor of Practice Scott Westfahl ’88, faculty director of HLS Executive Education, recently wrote “More women means more success,” an article for the National Association of Women Lawyers’ Women Lawyers Journal on the economic reasons for diversity at the management level.
Romeen Sheth ’15 is a team player who works well with others–not because he has to, but because he prefers to, and he wishes more lawyers felt the same way.
Dean Martha Minow announced this week that Scott Westfahl ’88 will be the new director of Executive Education at Harvard Law School.