A Sandbox for Legal Education

Originally from https://www.altjd.org/, by Cat Moon

“My proposal is simple: we need a new flavor of legal education with a curriculum designed to teach these competencies. This must happen in the immediate future, and it must be a path to both a legal practice (as a licensed lawyer) as well as positions that do not necessarily require bar passage and licensure, such as legal operations engineer, legal designer, legal process architect, and many more positions that will be needed and do not yet exist.” More

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Alyson Carrel
What Does the Rise of Innovation and Technology Mean for My Career?

Originally from https://www.lawpracticetoday.org/, by Amanda Brown

No matter if you’re looking to evolve your current practice or if you’re more motivated to explore newer opportunities, you’ll need to cultivate a select set of skills to make that change. The Delta Model of Lawyer Competence introduced by a powerhouse group of women legal innovators (Natalie Runyon, Alyson Carrel, and Shellie Reid) is an excellent summary of those skills.” More…

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Alyson Carrel
As Opportunities Expand, Are Law Students Ready?

Originally from https://www.altjd.org, by Cat Moon

The Delta Model identifies the range of competencies that appear in this job description—a range much broader than what is offered by a traditional legal education (which happens to be the only flavor available). While the company that drafted this description has no knowledge of the model, this is not happenstance. The world is moving rapidly in the direction of requiring these competencies.” More

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Alyson Carrel
New Skill-Enhancing Models to become Tomorrow's Lawyer in 2019

Originally from https://www.canadianlawyermag.com, by Fernando Garcia

"And yet, the model is also still evolving. On such evolution is the Dynamic Delta Model. This adaptation recognizes that not all legal roles are created equal. For example, a more senior lawyer may focus more on building and maintaining client relationships, so their Personal Effectiveness Skills will be more pronounced than a more recent call to the bar that may be more heavily weighted toward the legal knowledge and skills.” More

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Alyson Carrel