Professor Brokering-Jacobs Participates in Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism

On October 21, Professor Carolyn Brokering-Jacobs participated in the Supreme Court of Ohio’s Commission on Professionalism’s Student to Lawyer Symposium.  The title of her talk was Using Grit and Growth Mindset to Foster Resilience and Professionalism in Law Students and Attorneys. The presentation introduced current research showing correlation between grit, growth mindset, and success in varied disciplines, then suggested several means for improving grit. Attendees then discussed several problems that a young lawyer might experience and considered how grit and growth mindset might affect the lawyer’s response to the problem.

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