Speaker Series

The evolution of the environment in which lawyers practice is advancing rapidly.  Client deliverables and expectations are changing;  clients are demanding lawyers understand and advise on more than the law. Legal work is more tech focussed with new tools promising efficiencies.  The new lawyers needs to work differently in the legal workplace. A different kind of leadership is needed to support this change and support all practitioners from its most junior members to its most experienced.

This carefully curated Speaker Series has been designed to provide you with:

  • Confidence knowing what your lawyers need to know
  • Bold ideas of how to curate a curriculum covering perennial and new themes
  • Excitement for how you will shape your legacy and new lawyers for the future

CLEAA’s events provide a forum for learning specialists engaged with the Australasian legal sector to connect, explore ideas, exchange information and showcase current thinking.

Who should attend?

  • Legal Learning & Development Specialists
  • Legal Educators and Researchers
  • Professional Development Program Designers
  • Coaches
  • Trainers
  • Private Course Providers

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Speaker Series Topic 3
WEBINAR: Tuesday 27 February, 12-1pm AEDT

Bridging Law and Technology: Essential Skills and Training for Lawyers

With Simon Anderson, Futurist and Founder of Venture Foresight, and Dr Kate Galloway, an award-winning, internationally recognised leader in legal education.

This webinar is open to anyone with an interest in the capability development and continuing education of lawyers. It is provided free of charge by CLEAA.

It is no longer contentious to suggest that legal technology competency is a non-negotiable for lawyers of all seniority. In this webinar Simon and Kate will explore new core competencies that will be expected of lawyers, share what is being taught at law schools, and discuss from what base employers should be taking on the education baton.

What Will Be Discussed
  • The non-negotiable technology skills for lawyers
  • The technology competencies currently embedded by University law schools
  • From what base law firms need to continue providing Legal Technology training to lawyers.
 
Who You Will Learn From

Simon Anderson is an international Futurist Keynote Speaker, applied foresight expert, and the founder of Venture Foresight LLC. He is based in Minneapolis, USA. With a mission to help executives and organizations be prepared for the future, Simon translates complex emerging trends and technologies into actionable insights and strategies using his Future Ready Formula™.

He is co-author of the award-winning book Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow.

Dr Kate Galloway draws on her experience in legal practice, leadership in the community legal sector, and her educational leadership to inform her teaching, research and service in her academic work.

Her current roles include Associate Professor, Griffith University Law School (Queensland) and Adjunct Associate Professor with the University of Western Australia. She is a Principal Fellow of the Australian Higher Education Academy and has served as the editor-in-chief of the Legal Education Review since 2016. She established the peak body for law associate deans education (LEAD), and is Chair of the Australasian Law Academics’ Association.

An experienced and highly regarded educator, Kate developed a university-wide experiential learning course in which students engaged in community education on the 2023 Australian Indigenous Voice Referendum.

In appreciation of their time CLEAA will make a donation to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation on behalf of Simon and Kate.
 
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Speaker Series Topic 4
WEBINAR: Tuesday 9 April, 12-1pm AEDT

Apps You Want to Meet: ‘Speed Dating’ The Latest Apps

With Ann-Maree David, Executive Director, College of Law Queensland.

This webinar is open to anyone with an interest in the capability development and continuing education of lawyers. It is provided free of charge by CLEAA.

This webinar will help legal learning specialists stay up to date with a review of new apps. It will be a great primer if you are looking to refresh your app store. And it will save you time finding apps that are fun to use.

In this fast-paced webinar Ann-Maree will introduce you to a smorgasbord of apps relevant to productivity and legal education program delivery. 

We think you’ll want to you’ll want to try at least one straight away!

About Anne-Maree David

Ann-Maree has worked within the Queensland legal profession for 40 years. She is passionate about life-long learning and has devoted much of her career to the education and ongoing professional development of all who work in the legal arena.

She has led the Queensland Law Society’s professional development program and established the Queensland campus of the Australian College of Law in 2003.

In 2018 Ann-Maree received the Queensland Law Society’s Agnes McWhinney Award. Named after Australia’s first admitted female solicitor. This award recognises outstanding professional or community contribution by a woman lawyer.

In appreciation of Ann-Maree’s time CLEAA will make a donation to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.


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