Professor Rodriguez Discusses the Educational Piece of the Puzzle for Allied Legal Professionals

In the following article, Dan Rodriguez, the Harold Washington Professor and former dean at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, discusses efforts to increase access to legal services through the use of legal professionals who are not licensed lawyers. He focuses on how these “Allied Legal Professionals” (ALPs) might be educated to effectively represent clients, […]

MSL Students Learn About the US-China Trade War (and Celebrate Chinese New Year)

The US-China relationship is widely recognized as the most important bilateral relationship in the world; many STEM and legal professionals confront issues related to this relationship on a daily basis. To share some insights about working transnationally, Perkins Coie, an international law firm, sponsored a seminar for MSL students entitled, “Skirmishes in the Trade War: […]

Exploring Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital

Exploring Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital As I progress through graduate studies in the Master of Science in Law program at Northwestern’s law school, the strong culture of entrepreneurship and the continued generosity of the entrepreneurship community is something that consistently stands out to me. I was recently reminded of the significance of this special […]