Monday, June 16, 2014
ABA Press Release, William Adams is New Deputy Managing Director:
William Adams, dean and vice chancellor at Western State College of Law is joining the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar as deputy managing director. He replaces Scott Norberg, who held the position for the last three years and is returning to his faculty position at Florida International University College of Law at the end of the summer. ...
Barry Currier, Managing Director for Accreditation and Legal Education, said, “We are very pleased that Bill Adams will join our staff. He will carry on the good work done by Scott Norberg and others who have served in the Deputy Managing Director or Deputy Consultant role. Beyond a deep general unders tanding of legal education and law schools garnered over his academic career, Bill brings to the position particular knowledge in a number of areas that are important to the work of our office right now and going forward, including non-J.D. degree programs; collaborative programs between U.S. and international law schools; experiential and clinical education programs; academic support programs and bar passage matters; diversity; career services and job placement; and learning outcomes and assessment. His perspective is also informed by his years in practice as a legal services lawyer. ”