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My book, Law School 2.0: Legal Education for a Digital Age was published in January. More information about the book can be found here.

I gave a presentation in Indianapolis in July at the 2008 biennial conference of the Legal Writing Institute about teaching legal writing online. My presentation, with the slides in several formats and supporting resources, can be found here.
I gave a presentation in New York about laptops in the classroom at the 2008 American Association of Law Schools meeting; it was part of a debate about whether they should be banned.  An overview of my contribution to this program, together with the slides, can be found here.
I have created a new page that contains links to all my student evaluations since I started teaching full time at DU.  You will find it here.

"The price of greatness is responsibility" - Winston Churchill

It is my belief that lawyers have a special obligation to contribute their time and skills to the community in ways that are meaningful to them and helpful to others.  Over the years I have served on many boards (you can download my CV from the About Me page for a complete list).  Provided below are links to organizations where I am currently or have been recently active.

Work Options for Women
I serve as a member of the Board of Directors for this organization that helps women get off welfare and into jobs in the food services industry.
Colorado Episcopal Legacy Society Colorado Episcopal Foundation
I served on the Legacy Society Committee for this $20M non-profit organization that is dedicated to supporting congregations around the state.

St. John's Cathedral, Denver St. John's Cathedral
Formerly a member of the Vestry (the elected board), I served as Stewardship Education Chair for this 3800 member congregation, with a $2.8M annual budget.
Rotary Club of Denver (Club 31) Denver Rotary Club
Did you know that Rotary Clubs worldwide over the last decade have given money and time to vaccinate nearly a billion children against polio? Read about it here.

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