Kelley Institute Lecture Series

Annual Kelley Ethics Lecture

Past Kelley Lectures

2021: Honorable Judith E. Levy
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
“Never Work a Day in Your Life”

2019: Russel Allen Church, Esq.
First Chief Public Defender of the newly created Ingham County Office of the Public Defender
“Defending the Defenseless”

2018: Honorable Maura Corrigan
Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice

2016: Thomas J. Miller
Attorney General of Iowa

2015: Honorable Jonathan Lippman
Former Chief Judge of New York and Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals
"Closing the Justice Gap: Leadership, Innovation, Action"

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

2013: Carl Levin
Former United States Senator for Michigan
"The Ends and Means of the Nuclear Option"

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

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”