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Date: Jan 11, 2007
HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW PRESENTS THE 2006-2007 HOWARD LICHTENSTEIN DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORSHIP OF LEGAL ETHICS LECTURE SERIES
The Impact of the Globalization of the Legal Profession on Legal Education To be Delivered by Mary C. Daly, Dean and John V. Brennan Professor of Law & Ethics, St. John's University School of Law
Wednesday, February 14, 2007, 12:10 p.m.
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY ... Hofstra University School of Law presents the 2006-2007 Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professorship of Legal Ethics Lecture Series on February 14, 2007, at 12:10 p.m. This years guest speaker is Mary C. Daly, Dean and John V. Brennan Professor of Law & Ethics, St. John's University School of Law, who will present "The Impact of the Globalization of the Legal Profession on Legal Education."
The lecture will be held at the Sidney R. Siben and Walter Siben Moot Courtroom, located at the Hofstra University School of Law in Hempstead, New York. Admission is free but reservations are required. Call (516) 463-5854 or e-mail.
The Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professorship was established in 1989 to remember Howard Lichtenstein, an outstanding lawyer with a genuine interest in legal education and the training and development of young lawyers. During his 44 years of practice, his primary concentration was in the field of labor law. As a senior partner in the law firm of Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn, he was considered an authority on administrative law. In addition, Mr. Lichtenstein was a strong advocate for the teaching of legal ethics.
Mary C. Daly - Before assuming the deanship at St. John's University School of Law, Dean Daly was the James H. Quinn Professor of Legal Ethics at Fordham University School of Law, where she also served as the director of the law school's graduate program and the co-director of its Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics.
Dean Daly has published numerous articles on legal ethics, especially in the area of corporate and cross-border practice. She is also the editor of The New York Code Of Professional Responsibility: Opinions, Commentary, And Caselaw (Oceana Publications 1997 & 2005 Supp).
A member of the Class of 1972 at Fordham University School of Law where she served as the book review editor of the Law Review, Dean Daly began her legal career as an associate at the firm of Rogers & Wells. She left private practice to enter public service as an assistant United States attorney for the Southern District of New York in 1975. She subsequently served as the Deputy Chief and Chief of that offices Civil Division. Dean
Daly joined the faculty of Fordham Law School in 1983.
In addition to being a teacher and scholar, Dean Daly has played a very active role in both state and national professional organizations. She was the reporter for the ABA Commission on Multidisciplinary Practice from 1998 to 2000. She currently serves as a member of the Out-of-the Box Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar and was a Member of the Standing Committee on Professional Discipline from 2001 to 2004.
Dean Daly was also the reporter to the New York State Bar Association Task Force on the Profession from 1994 to 1995. She is a past chair of the Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Professional Responsibility Section and the Section on Graduate Programs for Foreign Lawyers of the Association of American Law Schools, and the Editorial Board of the ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct. She served as a member of the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the Appellate Division, First Department from 1990 to 1996.
Dean Daly was recently a member of three separate delegations of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, visiting Chile, Rwanda, and Brazil in 2002 and 2003 to lecture on legal ethics and pro bono obligations. Dean Daly also served as a Trustee of the Federal Bar Council Foundation from 1997 to 2004.
Dean Daly earned her B.A. in Cursu Honorum from Thomas More College, Phi Beta Kappa (1969), her J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, (1972), and an LL.M. with emphasis in Comparative Law from New York University School of Law (1978). She was a Zichkla Fellow at the Université de Paris, Faculté de Droit (1973).