Extract from Mike Quartararo’s article “E-Discovery Education Is In Jeopardy! But Not At This Law School”
Most law schools are not good at equipping lawyers of the future with practical technology skills — skills needed to meet the Model Rules’ competence requirements. To be fair, some are better than others, and clinical programs are more common today. Law school leaders will likely say that law school helps you learn how to think like a lawyer. Okay, but thinking and doing are clearly two different things.
So, it’s refreshing to see a law school program that’s taking it to the next level. The University of Florida Levin College of Law, led by Dean Laura Rosenbury, is not only making strides in experiential learning, they’ve dedicated full-time faculty to teaching electronic discovery.