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BC Law School Recruits its First Director of Experiential Learning
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The Boston College of Law School has announced the creation of the position of faculty director of experiential learning, emphasizing and recognizing anew the need for creating law graduates who are able to practice law out-of-the-box. Clinical Professor and Law Fund Research Scholar Paul Tremblay has been appointed to the newly created post.

BC law Dean Vincent Rougeau, said on the event, “we recognize that legal higher education and the legal profession are changing, with a greater emphasis on real-world experience for law students. We want to prepare our graduates for every aspect of the practice of law in our global community. This new position is an effort to enhance our core mission, build upon our strengths, and lead us into an even stronger future.”

  
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Tremblay is responsible for coordinating experiential learning for students throughout the curriculum to ensure that each law student has access to experiential learning opportunities.

Tremblay said on the appointment, “In this new role, I plan to advocate for more clinical opportunities for students and more externships, including international placements, through creative partnerships with private firms, public interest offices, and government agencies.”

Tremblay is a member of the BC Law School faculty since 1982 and is considered a leading authority on clinical education. He’s a member of the Boston Bar Association Ethics Committee since 1993. Before joining the Boston College Law School, Tremblay was senior attorney at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and an instructor at the UCLA School of Law. He has also served as a visiting lecturer to the Harvard Law School.

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He admitted, “I am … excited about the possibility of increasing and bolstering the experiential learning opportunities available to Boston College Law School students.”



 

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