This month marks one year since the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically transformed our way of life. Amidst the uncertainty and upheaval this past year, there has also been tremendous creativity and resilience—and our justice system is no exception. Our slate of upcoming spring events showcases the incredible ways in which courts and legal service providers have risen to the challenge, and how unbundled legal services in the new normal can open the door for both lawyers and those seeking legal help. And don’t forget, we’re also replaying our popular Future of Legal Services Speaker Series for CLE credit. Registration for all these events is open now and we hope you’ll join us!

Sam Walker, Interim Executive Director

March 2021

Be sure to read all of the news from IAALS on our blog
IAALS is seeking a director of development to establish and manage a fundraising infrastructure within the organization that engages various departments, board members, and advisors. The position will also develop and implement fundraising strategies by identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding various sources of philanthropic support. The director of development will ensure that fund development activities align with IAALS' mission and strategic vision. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and inclusion through their work and academic or other experiences.

The director of development position is integral to IAALS’ continued success. We are seeking a highly engaged professional—with the relevant background, experience, and skillset—to join our team. At IAALS, you will enjoy colleagues who are experts in their fields; people who are mission-driven, aligned, and working toward a common goal; and a tight-knit community within the larger community of the University of Denver.
CLICK HERE to read the full job description and apply today.
February 25: "Cady Honored" in Iowa Capitol Digest

February 18
: "
The Imperative and Power of Empirical Research" on Best Practices for Legal Education

February 16
: “Q&A | A conversation about judicial discipline, transparency and culture in the wake of Colorado revelations” in Colorado Politics

February 16: “US Legal System Can Benefit From Nonlawyer Ownership” on Law360

February 16: “Business Interruption Discovery for COVID-19 Lawsuits—Suggested Protocols for Judges to Follow” on Merlin Law Group website

February 12: “New Protocols Aim to Streamline Discovery in COVID Business-Interruption Lawsuits” in Claims Journal

February 11: "A New Integrated Bar Exam: What You Need to Know" on 2Civility

February 10
: “Veteran Law School Prof. To Lead Research Group IAALS” on Law360

February 10: "Former Law School Dean David Yellen Named CEO Of IAALS" on TaxProf Blog

February 9: “Law School Reformer Lands New Gig Leading Access to Justice Organization” on

February 6: "
Lawyers Are From Mars, Clients Are From Venus – And Mediators Can Help Communicate in Space" on Kluwer Mediation Blog

February 1: “Why Bar Examiners Should Eliminate Essay Questions and Focus on Performance Tests” on Best Practices for Legal Education
Director of Research Logan Cornett featured on Legal Talk Network’s On the Road podcast

IAALS’ Pandemic Positives reprinted in the American Judges Association’s Court Review

Numerous IAALS publications listed as resources for judges in the American Judges Association's Court Review

Incoming CEO David Yellen's hiring announcement in the University of Denver's The Bridge

IAALS’ Initial Discovery Protocols for Business Interruption Insurance Disputes Arising from the COVID-19 Pandemic and Similar Public Health Threats listed on University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Covid Coverage Litigation Tracker website

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