Conference Presenter Profile

Margaret (Peggy) Maisel

Name: Margaret (Peggy) Maisel

Professional Title: Associate Dean and Clinical Professor

Affiliation: Boston University School of Law

Country: United States

Title of Presentation(s):

  • Teaching legal ethics to break down walls: How teaching legal ethics can empower students and lawyers to strengthen and improve the legal systems in which we work (and some ways to do just that)
  • Thinking Structurally About Justice Education and Experiential Legal Programs

Short Bio: Peggy Maisel joined the BU Law faculty in July 2014 as a clinical professor and as associate dean for experiential education overseeing more than 20 clinical and externship programs, in which more than 250 students participate annually. She also works to advance curriculum initiatives, pedagogical practices and academic research that strengthen linkages between the School’s experiential education program and its traditional academic curriculum. She currently teaches a Legal Externship/Legal Ethics course. Prior to joining BU Law, she was a professor and the founding director of the Clinical Legal Education Program at Florida International University where she established and taught a community development clinic and an interdisciplinary health law and policy clinic in partnership with FIU’s College of Medicine. She was a Fulbright scholar and associate professor of law at UKZN in South Africa and has co-chaired the International Clinical Committee of the Association of American Law Schools, served on the Board of Governors of the Society of American Law Teachers, and been a steering committee member of the Global Alliance for Justice Education.

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