Conference Speaker Profile

Alicia Alvarez

Name: Alicia Alvarez

Professional Title: Clinical Professor of Law

Affiliation: University of Michigan

Country: United States

Title of Presentation(s):

  • Access To Housing And Land – Three Methodologies From Three Different Clinics
  • Emerging New Clinical Education Projects: Sharing Stories And Developing Practices Together

Short Bio: Alicia Alvarez directs the Community and Economic Development Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School. She represents nonprofit and community organizations and social enterprises on transactional matters, such as tax, entity formation, governance, real estate and land use, employment and risk management. The CED Clinic represents groups in Detroit. Alicia previously taught at DePaul University College of Law. Alicia has also taught in a civil litigation clinic and an asylum clinic as well. She is the co-author, with Paul R. Tremblay, of "Introduction to Transactional Lawywering Practice" (West 2013), a textbook for transactional clinics. Alicia was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of El Salvador in 2000-2001 and visited the University of Valencia (Spain) for a semester in 2013.

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