Founder, Edge International
Presents 'The Business of Law: Disruptions in the Market for Legal Services'
At the same time that observers and commentators are speculating about the future of the legal profession, disruptive changes in the market for legal services are changing the profession. The future of the legal profession is already starting to take shape. The lecture will provide examples of those changes and the forces behind them, with an eye toward motivating members of the legal profession to prepare for and thrive in that future.
This program has been approved by the Rhode Island MCLE Commission for one (1) RICLE credit.
Gerald Riskin is a Canadian lawyer and business school graduate, author, management consultant, and pioneer in the field of professional firm economics and marketing. His books include The Successful Lawyer and Practice Development: Creating the Marketing Mindset. He has consulted or presented for private firms and at the request of, among others, the Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Law Society of the UK, Institute of Law Firm Management (ILFM), The Financial Times, and the National Association of Law Firm Marketing Administrators.
5:00 pm Registration
5:30 pm Lecture
6:30 pm Reception
Omni Hotel Providence
One West Exchange Street
Providence, Rhode Island
The Professor Anthony J. Santoro Business Law Lecture Series brings leading lawyers and business professionals to RWU Law, presenting on important issues in the field of business law while enriching the school’s dynamic learning environment with practical knowledge and valuable networking opportunities. This series is a wonderful tribute to Professor Santoro’s distinguished career as a legal educator, a past president of Roger Williams University and the founding dean of Roger Williams University School of Law.
We would like to thank all of our generous donors for making this endowed lecture series possible, with sincere appreciation going to the following individuals for their leadership support: Brian C. Ali, Esq. ’06, The Honorable William A. Flanagan ’05, Mr. Mario J. Gabelli ’92H, Kevin W. Lewis, Esq. ’08, John A. Pagliarini Jr., Esq. ’99, Kevin P. Sullivan, Esq. ’08, Jason B. Van Volkenburgh, Esq. ’07.
A special thank you to the following corporate donors:
- Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation
- Hunter Douglas
- Hinckley Allen
Alumni, faculty and friends who wish to support The Professor Anthony J. Santoro Business Law Lecture Series Endowment can make a secure online gift at: http://law.rwu.edu/give/santoro-lecture-series-endowment.
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