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About LawWithoutWalls

   
 

LawWithoutWalls, devised and led by Michele DeStefano, is a part-virtual, global, multi-disciplinary collaboratory that focuses on tackling the cutting edge issues at the intersection of law, business, technology, and innovation.  LawWithoutWalls mission is to accelerate innovation in legal education and practice at the same time.  We collaborate with 30 law and business schools and over 450 academics, students, technologists, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, business professionals, and lawyers from around the world. We seek to change how today’s lawyers approach their practice and how tomorrow’s lawyers are educated and, in so doing, sharpen the skills needed to meet the challenges posed by the economic pressures, technologization, and globalization of the international legal market.  Those skills include: leadership, teaming, technology, project management, business acumen, social networking, creative problem solving, and cultural competency.  We seek to create the future of law, today. 

Utilizing a blend of virtual and in-person techniques, LawWithoutWalls offers six initiatives: LWOW Student Offerings, LWOW Live, LWOW INC., and LWOW Xed.  

If you are interested in participating in some way, there are many roles to play: mentors, subject experts, thought leaders, alumni advisors, ConPosium judges, students, and startup consultants.  Please email us at lawwithoutwalls@law.miami.edu to find out  more.