Professor Michele DeStefano presented three times at the International Legal Ethics Conference in Alberta, Canada. She presented "Lawyers' Professional Independence: Is it Undervalued or Overrated?" and participated in the Round Table "Legal Ethics and Regulation Education Around the Globe." Additionally, Prof. DeStefano, Michael Bossone, Special Advisor to the Dean, and 11of the LWOW partners spoke about LawWithoutWalls. Professor DeStefano and Bossone are co-creators of LWOW, a collaborative, part-virtual, academic model that brings together students, faculty, practitioners, and entrepreneurs from around the world to explore innovation in legal education and practice. Professor DeStefano also teaches courses in professional responsibility, civil procedure, and business associations.