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From the Section Director: Section Spotlight – 2024 Council and Kutak Awards and Upcoming Workshops

Erin Winters
Section Director

Council and Kutak Awards

The Section recognized its outgoing Council members, the 2024 Kutak Award recipient Leo P. Martinez, and members of the Strategic Review Committee at its Council and Kutak Award Reception and Dinner held on May 17th in Chicago. The Section also recognized Managing Director Bill Adams for his service and contributions to legal education as he begins his retirement on June 1st.

Terms on the Council are concluding in August for the following:

Antonio García Padilla (Delegate), S. Collins Saint (YLD Liaison), Joseph West (Immediate Past Chair), and Jehan Worthy (law student). Bridget McCormack also concludes her term as Chair.

May 2024 Council and Kutak Award Photos

May 2024 Council and Kutak Award Photos

L to R: Tony Garcia Padilla, Joe West, Leo Martinez, and Managing Director Bill Adams are pictured with Chair Bridget McCormack.

Upcoming Programs

The Section looks forward to the many workshops, conferences, and programs it will offer over the next several months including the Annual Questionnaire Training, New Deans’ Workshop, Deans’ Workshop, Site Evaluation Workshop, and Law School Development Conference.

The Section will also present a complimentary program on law student debt during the ABA’s Annual Meeting. The program, presented in collaboration with the ABA Law Student Division and Young Lawyers Division, will be held on Thursday, August 1.

Please visit the Section’s Events page for more information on all of these events, and to register. 

Annual Questionnaire Training
Friday, July 12

New Deans’ Workshop
July 16 – 18
Seattle University School of Law Seattle, WA

Deans’ Workshop
July 19-20
Seattle University School of Law Seattle, WA

ABA Annual Meeting
July 31 – August 6
Chicago, IL

Student Debt Program
Thursday, August 1 | 2:00 PM
Chicago, IL

Annual Section Business Meeting
Friday, August 2 | 11:00 AM
Chicago, IL

Site Team Chairs Workshop
Friday, August 23
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Chicago, IL

Site Evaluation Workshop
Saturday, August 24
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Chicago, IL

Law School Development Conference
October 24-26
Northwestern University
Pritzker School of Law
Chicago, IL

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