Clinical Associate Professor Wendy H. Vaughn was appointed by ISBA President, Dennis Orsey, as Vice-Chair of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Legal Education, Admission, and Competence for 2020-2021. The mission of this Standing Committee is to study all phases of preparatory and legal education requirements for admission to the bar and standards for bar examinations, as well as to review and to make recommendations regarding continuing legal education, competence, and lawyer skills.
Professor Vaughn has been a member of the Standing Committee on Legal Education, Admission, and Competence since 2016. Earlier this spring, the Committee submitted a letter to the Illinois Supreme Court outlining recommendations for the upcoming Illinois Bar exam. The Committee also previously authored the ISBA’s report recommending adoption of the UBE in Illinois.