Schedule of Events


DAY ONE

Wednesday, August 23


10:00 am Registration & Refreshments
10:30 am Welcome
Danielle Conway, Dean & Professor of Law
Caroline Wilshusen ’07, Associate Dean for Admissions
10:45 am Alumni Welcome
Steven Rowe ’87, President & CEO, Maine Community Foundation
11:05 am Introductions of Staff & 1L Class
12:00 pm Meet the Faculty
12:15 pm Picnic Lunch with Faculty & Staff
1:15 pm Introduction to the Case Method
Dmitry Bam, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
2:15 pm Administrative Walkabout
4:15 pm Closing Remarks
Caroline Wilshusen ’07, Associate Dean for Admissions
4:30 pm Tea
5:30 pm Bowling Outing (optional event)

 


DAY TWO

Thursday, August 24


9:00 am Registration & Refreshments
9:30 am Welcome
Caroline Wilshusen ’07, Associate Dean for Admissions
9:40 am Introduction to Law
Angela Arey ’05, Director of the Legal Writing Program & Legal Writing Professor
Dmitry Bam, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
10:40 am Break
10:50 am
How to Prepare for Class
Jeffrey Maine, Maine Law Foundation Professor of Law
Sara Wolff, Associate Legal Writing Professor
12:15 pm Box Lunch with Faculty/Staff/Student Ambassadors
1:15 pm Duty to Disclose, Academic Requirements, Policies, and Procedures
Dmitry Bam, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
Sherry Abbott Niang ’04, Associate Dean for Student Services
Caroline Wilshusen ’07, Associate Dean for Admissions
1:45 pm Introduction to Student Services
Student Services Team
2:15 pm Break
2:30 pm Introduction to the Academic Success Program (ASP) and Legal Writing Program
Sherry Abbott Niang ’04, Associate Dean for Student Services
Angela Arey ’05, Director of the Legal Writing Program & Legal Writing Professor
3:00 pm Briefing a Case with ASP Teaching Fellows & Legal Writing Teaching Assistants
4:10 pm Professionalism & Networking Workshop
Derek Van Volkenburgh, Director of Career Services
Rachel Reeves ’01, Director of Field Placement Programs
4:40 pm Closing Remarks
Caroline Wilshusen ’07, Associate Dean for Admissions
5:30 pm Sea Dogs Baseball Game

 


DAY THREE

Friday, August 25


8:30 am
Registration & Refreshments
9:00 am Professionalism & Ethics in Legal Education
Hon. Andrew M. Mead, Maine Supreme Judicial Court
Danielle Conway, Dean and Professor of Law
Dmitry Bam, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
9:45 am
Professionalism & Ethics – Hypotheticals
Dmitry Bam, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
Lois Lupica, Maine Law Foundation Professor of Law
Deirdre Smith ’94, Director of the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic and Professor of Law
10:45 am Break
11:00 am
Lawyering for the 21st Century
De’Anna Mills ’17
Christopher Northrop, Clinical Professor
Caroline Wilshusen ’07, Associate Dean for Admissions
11:45 am
Legal Writing Class
Angela Arey ’05, Director of the Legal Writing Program & Legal Writing Professor
Sara Wolff, Associate Legal Writing Professor
12:45 pm
Maine Law BBQ