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Pitt Law Academy Schedule

Pitt Law Academy will be held on the following dates. Programmatic details for each Pitt Law Academy will be amended when available.

Spring 2021 Semester

​January 21, 2021, 4:00 p.m., Join via Zoom

Lawyers as Leaders


  • Laura Ellsworth, Partner-in-Charge of Global Community Service Initiatives at Jones Day
  • Hayley Haldeman, Mattress Factory Interim Executive Director

February 18, 2021, 4:00 p.m., Join via Zoom

Health and Wellbeing


  • Judy Hale, Legal Advocacy Manager at Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
  • Doug Linder, Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

March 18, 2021, 4:00 p.m., Join via Zoom

Lawyering for the Public Good


  • Tim Stanley, CEO of Justia, Inc.
  • Fred Thieman, Former US Attorney