National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals
National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals

Conference Schedule

We are excited to welcome you to Indianapolis, Indiana and to Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law!


Plenary Session Information

Concurrent Session Information

Presenter Information


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

  • 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - Early Check-in and Reception, Palomino, 49 West Maryland Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204


Thursday, June 28, 2018

  • 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - Check-in and Networking (coffee and tea provided), Atrium
  • 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - Welcome and Keynote Address, Wynne Courtroom
    • Welcome
      • Johnny Pryor, NALSAP President & Conference Host
      • Andrew Klein, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Dean and Paul E. Beam Professor of Law
      • Macey Edmondson, NALSAP Secretary & Conference Program Chair
    • Opening Keynote: Why Law Student Affairs Matters to Inclusive Legal Education
      • Kellye Testy, President and CEO of Law School Admission Council (LSAC)
  • 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. - Plenary Session I, Wynne Courtroom
    • National Task Force on Lawyer Wellbeing: Creating a Movement in our Law Schools to Improve Well-Being in the Legal Profession
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 pm. - Vendor Fair, Atrium
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Lunch: Sponsored by Themis, Atrium
  • 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. - Concurrent Session I, Various Classrooms (see below)
    • Session IA: It Begins with Admissions: The Impact of Admission Programs on Student Services (Room 245)
    • Session IB: Do You Know Your Title IX?: Best Practices for Addressing Issues Arising Under Title IX (Room 300)
    • Session IC: Finding Balance Outside of the Classroom: From the Under Involved to Over Involved Student (Room 375)
  • 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. - Concurrent Session II, Various Classrooms (see below)
    • Session IIA: Online Orientation and Beyond: Beyond Leveraging Existing Technology to Deliver Content Online (Room 245)
    • Session IIB: Mindfulness in Law Schools: How it Can Help Students (Room 300)
    • Session IIC: Beyond the Academics: Student Support Programming (Room 375)
  • 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Plenary Session II, Wynne Courtroom
    • Planning a Goal-Driven Orientation
  • 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - NALSAP Welcome Reception Sponsored by LSAC, Atrium
    • Includes "Mentoring Match" opportunities


Friday, June 29, 2018

  • 7:15 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - Walk/Run Around the Canal, Led by Macey Edmondson
    • Meet in SpringHill Suites Lobby
  • 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - Guided Morning Meditation, Room 245
  • 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. - Plenary Session III, Wynne Courtroom
    • At the Corner of Privilege and Oppression: Strategies for Advising Students at the Intersection of Multiple Identities
  • 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. - Concurrent Session III, Various Classrooms (see below)
    • Session IIIA: Unexpected Tragedies: From the Death of Students to the Boston Marathon Bombing, How Student Affairs Professionals Manage a Crisis on Several Fronts (Room 375)
    • Session IIIB: The ABA and the ADA: How Law School Learning Outcomes Can Form the Basis for Assessing Reasonable Accommodation Requests (Room 300)
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Vendor Fair, Atrium
  • 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Lunch sponsored by Kaplan Bar Review, Atrium
  • 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. - NALSAP Business Meeting, Wynne Courtroom
  • 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. - Concurrent Session IV, Various Classrooms (see below)
    • Session IVA: Learning from Bar Examiners: Strategies for Passing the Character and Fitness Standard for Bar Admission (Room 245)
    • Session IVB: Leadership Under Construction (Room 300)
    • Session IVC: Assessing Our Work and Informing the Future: An Introduction to AccessLex Institute’s Diversity Pipeline Grand and Bar Success Grant Programs (Room 375)
  • 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Concurrent Session V, Various Classrooms (see below)
    • Session VA: Self- Care for Student Services Professionals (Room 245)
    • Session VB: Best Practices in Implementation of Reasonable Accommodations in Times of Increased Demand for and Increased Complexity of Accommodations for Students with Disabilities (Room 300)
    • Session VC: Gaining Grit: Helping Law Students Building Resilience (Room 375)
  • 5:00 p.m. - Pre-Show Reception Sponsored by the Defamation Experience, Atrium
  • 5:30 p.m. - The Defamation Experience, A Play by Todd Logan, Wynne Courtroom
  • 7:00 p.m. - Dinner on Your Own


Saturday, June 30, 3018

  • 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. - Walk/Run Around the Canal, Led by Macey Edmondson
    • Meet in SpringHill Suites Lobby
  • 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - Concurrent Meetings:
    • Meeting #1: Deans of Students, Room 300
    • Meeting #2: New Professionals, Room 375
  • 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. - Concurrent Session VI, Various Classrooms (see below)
    • Session VIA: Please Don’t Make Me Manage! Creating Sustainable Working Relationships with Employees, Colleagues, Faculty and Bosses (Room 245)
    • Session VIB: Striking a Balance: Free Expression and Diversity & Inclusion (Room 300)
    • Session VIC: Mediation 101: How and Why Law School Student Affairs Professionals Should Cultivate a Personal Meditation Practice (Room 375)
  • 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. - Closing Plenary Session and NALSAP Traditions, Wynne Courtroom
    • Where's Help When You Need It?:  Legal Issues in Law School Student Affairs
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Networking Lunch, Atrium             


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