Holloran Center

for Ethical Leadership in the Professions

Blog Articles

Selected Holloran Center Blog Articles

The following are excerpted blog articles from the Holloran Center blog, currently on hiatus. These are short articles that provide summaries of our larger research and scholarship agenda. 

Professionalism’s Foundation is an Internalized Responsibility for Others

Published on: Aug 28, 2012
© Neil Hamilton, Professor of Law and Director, Holloran Center
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2012/08/28/

Law Firms Can Foster Professionalism and Relationship Skills
Published on: Jun 26, 2012
© Neil Hamilton, Professor of Law and Director, Holloran Center
Brady Janzen, Research Assistant
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2012/06/26/

Teamwork Skills Are Critical for Effective Lawyering
Published on: Apr 18, 2012
© Neil Hamilton, Professor of Law and Director, Holloran Center
Verna Monson, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Holloran Center
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2012/04/18/

Do You Have a Personal Board of Directors?
© Neil Hamilton, Professor of Law and Director, Holloran Center
Kurtis Young (3L student at UST Law)
[published in Minnesota Lawyer, Dec. 19, 2011]
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/12/19/371/

How Exemplary Lawyers in Minnesota Understand Professionalism
Published on: Oct. 11, 2011 
© Neil Hamilton, Professor of Law and Director, Holloran Center
Verna Monson, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Holloran Center
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/11/07/

The Need for Auditing of Law School Admission Data
Published on: Oct 4, 2011
@ Jerry Organ, Professor of Law and Associate Director, Holloran Center
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/10/04/364/

Do the Math: The Complex Equation of Fostering an Ethical Professional Identity
@ Verna Monson, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Holloran Center
Published on: May 12, 2011
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/05/12

Competency Models and the “New Normal” Market
© Neil Hamilton, Professor of Law and Director, Holloran Center
Published April 18, 2011 in Minnesota Lawyer
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/05/02/

The following is a four-part series that offers a preview of the Holloran Center’s research on professionalism in law.

The Meaning of Professionalism: Highlights From Our Research
(c) Verna E. Monson, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Holloran Center 

Part 1. A Preview of Our Research and Approach
Published on: Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/01/19/

Part 2. The Meaning of Professionalism in Law:  Ethical Professional Identity Formation
Published on: Monday, April 18th, 2011
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/04/18

Part 3. Professionalism and Women in Law:  Firm Culture and Mentors
Published on: Thursday, May 26th, 2011
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/05/

Part 4. Gender Disparities in Leadership in the Professions: The Role of Stereotype Threat
Published on: Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/09/

A Sporting Theory of Representation
Published Feb. 21, 2011 in Minnesota Lawyer
© Neil Hamilton, Professor of Law and Director, Holloran Center
 http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2011/02/21/

Vocation and the Well-Considered Life
Published on: Thursday, September 9th, 2010
@ Jerry Organ, Professor of Law and Associate Director, Holloran Center|
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2010/09/09

The Profession and Professionalism are Dead? A Review of Thomas Morgan's "The Vanishing American Lawyer"
Published on: Oct 10, 2010
© Neil Hamilton, Professor of Law and Director, Holloran Center
http://blogs.stthomas.edu/ethicalleadership/2010/10/10/