Special Committee on Evolving Legal Markets

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N.C. Becomes 2nd State to Require Tech CLE

North Carolina has become the second state to mandate continuing education for lawyers in technology, Law SItes reports. Beginning in 2019, all lawyers will be required to complete one hour per year of CLE devoted to technology training. In 2016, Florida became the first state to mandate technology training for lawyers, when it adopted a rule requiring lawyers to complete three hours of CLE every three years “in approved technology programs.”
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Vandy Law Launches New Programs, Certificate in Law and Innovation

Vanderbilt Law School and its Program on Law and Innovation (PoLI) officially launched the PoLI Institute and a new Certificate in Law and Innovation program yesterday. The Certificate in Law and Innovation Program provides a series of in-depth, live and in-person Immersion courses that will be held at the Wond'ry innovation center on Vanderbilt’s Nashville campus. The initial curriculum includes seven courses in 2019 and more in 2020. Each PoLI Immersion course consists of two eight-hour days. Lawyers receive their Certificate once they have completed six "immersions" within 36 months. The Institute's first course, Legal Project Management 2.0 Immersion, will begin in February 2019.
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