The center, directed by Professor Jack Harrison, who is recognized as a litigator in The Best Lawyers in America, helps students develop advocacy skills that range from interviewing clients at the beginning of a case through trial and appeals. Center programs include symposia, practicums, and student competitions judged by practicing lawyers.
The institute focuses scholarly and practical attention at the intersections of law, technology, information, and society to help students develop combined problem-solving skills in those areas. The institute often co-sponsors programs with the College of Informatics.
The center concentrates on helping students develop skills required in business and commerce. Among them are interviewing, negotiating, communicating, and document drafting. A six-session Business Bootcamp the center sponsors introduces students to concepts involved in business structures, financing, risk analysis, pricing, and strategic analysis.
The honors program offers specialized courses in law, business, and technology to Lunsford Scholars and other students, and sponsors symposia for students and lawyers. It is designed to help students develop inter-disciplinary approaches to problem-solving and law practice management through principles of law and business, and use of technology.