Charlotte, NC, June 26, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Dean Jay Conison has been elected a vice president of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), effective June 22. In this role he serves on the association’s Board of Governors.
“I’m honored to hold this position with the North Carolina Bar Association. It provides an opportunity to serve the legal profession and the system of justice in the State of North Carolina, and it complements my work to lead change at Charlotte School of Law,” said Conison.
The appointment comes shortly after Dean Conison completed his service as reporter for the American Bar Association Task Force for the Future of Legal Education. The Task Force Report, issued in February, identified directions of change in legal education and provided guidance for managing that change to participants in and those concerned with legal education.
About Jay Conison:
Conison earned his bachelor’s degree from Yale College and both his master’s and J.D. from the University of Minnesota. Before joining the Charlotte School of Law, he was dean of the Valparaiso University Law School, and before that dean and associate dean at Oklahoma City University School of Law. He has served in national leadership positions in legal education, including chairing the Accreditation Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education.
About Charlotte School of Law:
Charlotte School of Law (CSL), located in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an ABA-accredited law school that was designed and developed by legal educators who have responded to the summons for change in legal education. At a time when law schools must become more attentive to market realities, and when it increasingly is recognized that leadership in legal education is “up for grabs,” CSL has embraced a mission of becoming the “benchmark of inclusive excellence in professional education for the 21st Century.” Toward this end, it is focusing upon graduating students who are practice-ready and serving historically underserved groups. To learn more, visit www.charlottelaw.edu, follow on Twitter @CharlotteLawEdu or like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CharlotteSchoolofLaw.