Georgetown Law will open at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, with liberal leave in effect. The Law Library will open at its regular hour. All in-class exams scheduled to begin at 9:00 am will begin at 1:30 pm.
PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR AN UPDATE AT 9:00 AM, Tuesday, December 10th, for any changes to the Law Center's operating status resulting from changes in the weather.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees are expected to report to work by 11:00 am. Employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances.
Special events and programs scheduled to start before 11:00 am will be delayed and may be cancelled. Please check with your program planner to determine status.
Lori Berman, PhD is an Adjunct Professor and Research Affiliate at Georgetown Law and Director of Professional Development for Hogan Lovells US LLP. She has consulted and taught courses on leadership, team and client relationship skills for professionals for 15 years. Prior to working at Hogan, she worked both in-house and as a consultant. In these roles, she helped organizations and law firms with learning and professional development initiatives, leadership skills and coaching, succession planning, client relationship skills, women's initiatives, and using competencies for selection and performance management. Her work has won multiple awards, including the Chief Learning Officer Learning Team Award and the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) Award for Professional Excellence in Technology. She holds an MA and a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland, and a BA in Psychology from Cornell University.
Heather Bock, PhD is a Visiting Professor of Law and Executive Director for the Center of the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown Law Center. She launched the first course on leadership, team and client relationship skills at Georgetown Law and has been teaching it for over 3 years. Heather is the Chief Professional Development Officer for Hogan Lovells US LLP. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, she managed the training and development function for other professional services firms. She has consulted to a variety of companies on HR strategy, organizational transformation and culture change. Heather's training initiatives won the NALP Award of Distinction, and she is the recipient of the HR Leadership Award of Greater Washington and the Chief Learning Officer Vanguard Award. She has written several articles and co-authored a book on Using a Competency Model to Manage Firm Talent for the American Bar Association. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior, a Masters in Public Health and a BS in Business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Robert Galford is is the Managing Partner of the Center for Leading Organizations and a Leadership Fellow in Executive Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is the co-author of three books, The Trusted Advisor, The Trusted Leader, and Your Leadership Legacy, and several dozen articles published in Harvard Business Review, American Lawyer, Directorship and Inc. Magazine. Rob is a member of the Board of Directors of Forrester Research, and chairs the Board’s Compensation and Nominating Committee. His prior work experience includes investment management, strategy consulting, and the practice of law in New York and Washington, DC. His educational background includes Liceo Segre, Turin Italy, a BA from Haverford College, an MBA from Harvard, and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an Associate Editor of the Tax Lawyer.
James W. Jones is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at the Georgetown University Law Center. He is also Principal of Legal Management Resources LLC, a consulting firm providing management and leadership resources for law firms around the world. He is widely recognized as an expert on the U.S. and global legal markets, and he previously served as the Chairman of the Hildebrandt Institute, Managing Director of Hildebrandt International, Vice President and General Counsel of APCO Worldwide, and Managing Partner of Arnold & Porter, LLP. Jim frequently works with law firms and their leaders on issues of strategy, governance, compensation, succession planning, and risk management. He is the author of numerous books and articles and frequent speaker on legal management topics, including ancillary business, globalization, ethics, strategy, and partnership issues. He holds a BA from Trinity University and a JD from New York University.