Holloran Center

for Ethical Leadership in the Professions

Publications

Neil Hamilton and co-authors:

Hamilton, Neil W., Empirical Research on the Core Competencies Needed to Practice Law: What do Clients, New Lawyers, and Legal Employers Tell Us? 83 BAR EXAMINER 6-16 (2014).

Hamilton, Neil W., "Law-Firm Competency Models and Student Professional Success: Building on a Foundation of Professional Formation/Professionalism," forthcoming 12 UNIV. ST. THOMAS L.J. (2014).

Hamilton, Neil W., "Changing Markets Create Opportunities: Emphasizing the Competencies Legal Employers Use in Hiring New Lawyers (Including Professional Formation/Professionalism)," 65 S. Carolina L. Rev. 547 (2014).

Hamilton, Neil W., "Analyzing Common Themese in Legal Scholarship on Professionalism to address Current Challenges for Legal Education," 22 PROF. LAWYER 1-27 (2013).

Dr. Victor Tastek, Neil Hamilton, & Emily Niles, "Leadership Models in Health Care: A Case for Servant Leadership," MAYO CLINICAL PROCEEDINGS (no. 3, March 2014) at pages 374-81. This is a peer-reviewed publication with a circulation of 100,000.

Hamilton, Neil W.,The qualities of the professional lawyer. Invited book chapter, in P. Haskins (Ed.) Essential Qualities of the Professional Lawyer, (2013). Chicago: ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism.

Hamilton, Neil W., Law-Firm Competency Models and Student Professional Success: Building on a Foundation of Professional Formation/Professionalism (2013). U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-22. 

Neil W. Hamilton, Fostering Professional Formation: Lessons From the Carnegie Foundation's Five Studies on Educating Professionals, forthcoming 45 Creighton L. Rev (2012).

Neil W. Hamilton, Effectiveness Requires Listening: How to Assess and Improve Listening Skills, forthcoming 13 Fla. Coast L. Rev. U St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No.11-25 (2011).

Neil W. Hamilton, Analyzing Common Themes in Legal Scholarship on Professionalism, U St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No.11-24 (2011).

Neil W. Hamilton, The Profession and Professionalism are Dead?: A Review of Thomas Morgan, The Vanishing American Lawyer, 20 Prof. Law. 2 , U St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No.09-22 (2010).

Neil W. Hamilton, Academic Freedom's Duties: A Review of Stanley Fish's Save the World on Your Own Time, 36 J.C. & U.L. 285 (2010).

Neil W. Hamilton & Jerry Gaff, The Future of the Professoriate: Academic Freedom, Peer Review and Shared Governance, (2009). The first in a new series of occasional papers from the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Neil W. Hamilton, Ethical Leadership in Professional Life, 6 U. St. Thomas L.J. 358 (2009).

Neil W. Hamilton, Faculty Professionalism: An Opportunity for Catholic Higher Education to Vitalize the Academic Profession's Social Contract, 25 Cath. Higher Educ. 177 (2008).

Neil W. Hamilton, Assessing Professionalism: Measuring Progress in the Formation of an Ethical Professional Identity, 5 U. St. Thomas L.J. 470 (2008).

Neil W. Hamilton & Lisa M. Brabbit, Fostering Professionalism Through Mentoring, 57 J. Legal Educ. 1 (2007).

Neil W. Hamilton, Professionalism Clearly Defined, 18 Prof. Law. 4, U. St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No.07-30 (2007).

Neil W. Hamilton, The Future of Shared Governance, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research paper No. 06-03, (2006)

 

Neil Hamilton, Verna Monson, & Jerry Organ:

Neil W. Hamilton, Verna E. Monson, & Jerome M. Organ, Empirical Evidence that Legal Education Can Foster Student Professionalism/Professional Formation to Become an Effective Lawyer (January 22, 2013). University of St. Thomas Law Journal, 2013, Forthcoming ; U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-01. 

Neil W. Hamilton, Verna E. Monson, & Jerome M. Organ, Encouraging Each Student's Personal Responsibility for Core Competencies Including Professionalism, 21 Prof. Law., U. St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-26 (2012)

Neil W. Hamilton & Verna E. Monson, Legal Education's Ethical Challenge: Empirical Research on How Most Effectively to Foster Each Student's Professional Formation (Professionalism), U. St. Thomas L.J., Vol. 9, No. 2 (2012)

Neil W. Hamilton & Verna E. Monson, Ethical Professional (Trans)Formation: Themes From Interviews About Professionalism with Exemplary Lawyers, 52 Santa Clara L. Rev. (2012).

Neil W. Hamilton & Verna E. Monson, Answering the Skeptics on Fostering Ethical Professional Formation (Professionalism), 20 Prof. Law. 4, U. St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No.11-05 (2011).

Verna Monson & Neil W. Hamilton, Entering Law Students' Conceptions of an Ethical Professional Identity and the Role of the Lawyer in Society, 35 J. Leg. Prof. 385 (2011).

Verna Monson & Neil W. Hamilton, Ethical Professional (Trans)Formation: Early Career Lawyers Make Sense of Professionalism, U. St. Thomas L.J. (2011).

Neil W. Hamilton & Verna E. Monson, The Positive Empirical Relationship of Professionalism to Effectiveness in the Practice of Law, 24 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 137 (2011).

 

Jerry Organ

Jerome M. Organ, Reflections on the Decreasing Affordability of Legal Education, 41 Wash. U. J. L. & Pol’y 33 (2013) (solicited symposium paper)

Jerome M. Organ, Legal Education and the Legal Profession: Convergence and Divergence, 38 Ohio North U. L. Rev. 885 (2012) (solicited symposium paper)

Jerome M. Organ, The Impact of Scholarship Programs on the Culture of Law School, 61 J. Legal Educ. 173 (2011).

Jerome M. Organ, What Do We Know About the Satisfaction/Dissatisfaction of Lawyers? A Meta-Analysis of Research on Lawyer Satisfaction and Well-BeingUniversity of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 8, p. 225, (2011). U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-03

Jerome M. Organ, Subsidiarity and Solidarity: Lenses for Assessing the Appropriate Locus for Environmental Regulation and Enforcement, 5 U. St. Thomas. L.J. 262 (2008).

 

Symposium: The Formation of An Ethical Professional Identity:

On February 2, 2008, The Holloran Center hosted several respected scholars across a range of professions at the St. Thomas Law School campus on the topic of professional development. In the first week of October, the University of St. Thomas Law Journal published this symposium on The Formation of an Ethical Professional Identity. The following are all the articles published:

Foreword: The Formation of an Ethical Professional Identity in the Peer-Review Professions
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | University of St. Thomas Law Journal

Medical Professionalism and the Formation of Residents: A Journey Towards AuthenticityBy David C. Leach, M.D. | University of St. Thomas Law Journal

Formation of Professionalism and Purpose: Perspectives from the Preparation for the Professions Program
By Anne Colby and William M. Sullivan | University of St. Thomas Law Journal

Assessing Professionalism: Measuring Progress in the Formation of an Ethical Professional Identity
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | University of St. Thomas Law Journal

Promoting Ethical Development and Professionalism: Insights from Educational Research in the Professions
By Muriel J. Bebeau PhD | University of St. Thomas Law Journal

The Engineering Cultures Syllabus as Formation Narrative: Critical Participation in Engineering Education through Problem Definition
By Gary Lee Downey | University of St. Thomas Law Journal

Identity and Integrity in Clergy Formation
By Charles R. Foster | University of St. Thomas Law Journal

Fostering Professionalism and Integrity in Research
By Nicholas H. Steneck, PhD | University of St. Thomas Law Journal

 

Other articles/publications:

An Open Letter to Tom Petters as a Man Entering Prison
By Prof. Hank Shea | Star Tribune - April 10, 2010

A Conversation with Tom Petters

By Prof. Hank Shea | Star Tribune - January 3, 2010

Ask What You Can Do - And Then Pitch In
By Prof. Hank Shea | Star Tribune - March 1, 2009

Business Needs To Rebuild Public's Trust
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Star Tribune - September 6, 2009

Top 10 Ways Good Companies Can Get in Trouble
By Prof. Hank Shea | MTS Conference - June 24, 2008

Top Ten List of Lessons Learned from White Collar Criminals
By Hank Shea | Minnesota Business Ethics Award Luncheon - May 10, 2007

St. Thomas Graduate Program Commencement Speech
Speech given by Thomas Holloran | Winter 2007

Ethical Witness Preparation: How to Make the Witness Own His or Her Testimony (and Keep the Lawyer Out of Trouble)
By Prof. Hank Shea | October 19, 2007

 


Minnesota Lawyer Articles:

Provocative Ideas About Professional Judgment
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Aaron Knoll | Minnesota Lawyer - August 13, 2010

Diversity Changes:Corporate Clients and Law FirmsBy Prof. Neil Hamilton and Sarah Gillaspey | Minnesota Lawyer - June 10, 2010

Are the Profession and Professionalism Dead?By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - April 30, 2010

Mentoring to Increase Women and Minority Partners
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Sarah Gillaspey | Minnesota Lawyer - February 12, 2010

Firm Culture and Its Impact on Lawyers’ Ethical ConductBy Prof. Neil Hamilton and Sarah Gillaspey | Minnesota Lawyer - December 21, 2009

Character is the Foundation of Effective Lawyering
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - October 18, 2009

A Look at Levels of Public Trust in the Professions
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - August 14, 2009

Relationships as the Cornerstone of Effective Practice
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - June 12, 2009

Responsible Leadership in Professional LifeBy Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - April 17, 2009

The Role of the Legal Profession in Changing Business Norms
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - February 13, 2009

The Financial Sector's Catastrophic Failure of Prudence: A Time for Self-Assessment by Our Leaders in Both the Private and Public Sectors Including the Legal Profession
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - December 15, 2008

Getting the Right People In and the Wrong People Out of the Firm or Department
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - August 11, 2008

Should We Be Working Over 50 Hours a Week?

Engaging in Crucial Conversations
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - April 21, 2008

Learning from bad judgment and mistakes
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - February 18, 2008

Ethical leadership in the Sarbanes-Oxley world
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Marlon Cush | Minnesota Lawyer - June 19, 2006

Understanding the intersection of business and legal ethics
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - April 26, 2004

Authentic leadership and servant leadership in the practice of law
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - February 23, 2004

Building the social capital of the profession
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - March 17, 2003

Applying business ethics to the law firm
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - December 16, 2002

A new world view: Zealous advocate and ethical leader
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - November 11, 2002

Who are the ethical leaders in your firm?
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - January 29, 2001

Developing cultures of high professional aspiration
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - January 1, 2001

Survey of the mission statements of local firms
By Prof. Neil Hamilton | Minnesota Lawyer - August 21, 2000

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