MSU College of Law

Past Kelley Institute Lectures


Kelley Institute Lecture Series
The Kelley Institute is dedicated to bringing legal thought leaders to the MSU Law campus.

2015: Honorable Jonathan Lippman

2014: Honorable Michael F. Cavanagh, Michigan Supreme Court Justice

2013: Carl Levin, United States Senator for Michigan

2012: Richard Susskind
Author of The End of Lawyers? Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services
"The Future of Lawyers"

Brenner, Kelley, Madigan and Knake

2011: Lisa Madigan
Attorney General of Illinois
"New Directions in Ethics: The Attorney General's Changing Role in the 21st Century"


2010: Deborah Rhode
Director of the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession and Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law at Stanford Law School
“Lawyers and Leadership”


2009: David Wilkins
Vice Dean of Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession, Director of the Program on the Legal Profession, and Lester Kissel Professor of Law at Harvard Law School
“Revisiting the Public/Private Distinction in Legal Ethics: Lawyer Roles in the Age of Mobility”