Holloran Center

for Ethical Leadership in the Professions

Neil Hamilton and co-authors:

Neil W. Hamilton, 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. 

Neil W. Hamilton, 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). fish review_hamilton.pdf

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 Hamilton, Jerry Organ & Verna Monson:

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

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. (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).

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

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

 

Minnesota Lawyer Articles:

Professionalism’s Foundation is an Internalized Responsibility for Others
By Prof. Neil Hamilton   |   Minnesota Lawyer - August 26, 2012

Law Firms Can Foster Professionalism and Relationship Skills
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Brady Janzen   |   Minnesota Lawyer - June 26, 2012

Teamwork Skills Are Critical for Effective Lawyering
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Verna Monson, Ph.D.   |   Minnesota Lawyer - April 18, 2012

Do You Have a Personal Board of Directors?
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Kurtis Young (3L student at UST)   |   Minnesota Lawyer - December 19, 2011

Don’t Trust the Financial System? Here’s What We Need to Do
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Elisabeth Kirchner (2L student at UST)   |   Minnesota Lawyer - August 15, 2011

A Sporting Theory of Representation
By Prof. Neil Hamilton  |   Minnesota Lawyer - February 21, 2011

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

Diversity Changes:Corporate Clients and Law Firms - diversity change1.pdf 
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Sarah Gillaspey   |   Minnesota Lawyer - June 10, 2010

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

Mentoring to Increase Women and Minority Partners - mentoring to increase women and minority partners.pdf
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Sarah Gillaspey  |   Minnesota Lawyer - February 12, 2010

Firm Culture and Its Impact on Lawyers’ Ethical Conduct - hamilton_minn_lawyer_dec_14.pdf
By Prof. Neil Hamilton and Sarah Gillaspey  |   Minnesota Lawyer - December 21, 2009

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

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

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

Responsible Leadership in Professional Life
responsible leadersh.pdf
By Prof. Neil Hamilton   |   Minnesota Lawyer - April 17, 2009

The Role of the Legal Profession in Changing Business Norms
role of the legal pr.pdf
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
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By Prof. Neil Hamilton   |   Minnesota Lawyer - December 15, 2008

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

Should We Be Working Over 50 Hours a Week?
should we be working.pdf
By Prof. Neil Hamilton   |   Minnesota Lawyer - June 16, 2008

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

Learning from bad judgment and mistakes
hamilton.pdf
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