By: Brad Kelly
Monday, July 10, 2023
Content Advisory Committee Announcement
NBI is pleased to announce the launch of its new Content Advisory Committee. The members of this Committee will work with our Product Development Team to ensure all NBI course offerings continue to meet the needs of today’s busy legal professionals.
“We’re excited about this new opportunity to get insight straight from the experts and deliver exactly what attorneys need to know at every level of practice. NBI’s new Content Advisory Committee and our entire organization are aligned to create practical, engaging, and empowering programs.”
- Gabrielle Schmidt, Product Development Team Lead
Our Content Advisory Committee is up and running for 2023. Here are some more details on the Committee and its members:
What is the Mission of the NBI Content Advisory Committee?
The NBI Content Advisory Committee promotes the mission and vision of NBI by ensuring our program offerings align with the topics that matter most to today’s busy legal professionals. Though NBI has been offering practical courses for the past 40 years, the practice of law has continued to evolve and become more complex. NBI’s Content Advisory Committee ensures our program offerings will continue to align with the latest legal updates and remain relatable despite the rapidly evolving complexities of practicing law in the 21st century.
What Does the NBI Content Advisory Committee Do?
Each member of the Content Advisory Committee is a subject matter expert with years of experience in their area of practice. They work closely with our Product Development Team to review existing courses and create new program offerings that align with the needs of our core groups of learners.
NBI has one of the largest and most diverse course catalogs in the CLE industry. Board members will ensure it continues to empower lawyers and support staff with the practical legal knowledge they need to succeed.
Who is on the NBI Content Advisory Committee?
The NBI Content Advisory Committee is composed of expert attorneys from around the nation. Members represent a core legal practice area. They have extensive knowledge of the needs of attorneys at all stages of their careers, from beginners to experienced practitioners. They are passionate about educating their peers and have cumulatively taught hundreds of CLE courses.
How are Content Advisory Committee Members Chosen?
Select NBI faculty are chosen to serve on the Content Advisory Committee. They are selected for their in-depth knowledge of core legal practice areas, in addition to their exceptional skills as CLE instructors.
The 2023 NBI Content Advisory Committee includes the following members:
- Louis Cohan, Cohan Law Group
- Julie Globus, Sabharwal, Globus & Lim
- Kimberly Jackson, The Robilee, Staffred & Emile Group
- Robert Kasieta, Kasieta Legal Group
- Brad Kolling, Felhaber Larson
- Erika MacCormac, Winslow, McCurry & MacCormac
- Debby Rosenfeld, Ronald Fatoullah & Associates
- Tara Gaschler Salinas, Salinas Law Group
- Louis Silverman, Silverman Law Offices
- Steve Sorenson, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
- James Susag, Larkin Hoffman
The Content Advisory Committee will work with NBI through 2023 and beyond to ensure we continue to deliver practical, engaging courses to our core audiences. We wish to congratulate our 2023 Committee members and thank them for their continued hard work and dedication to legal education!
Brad Kelly is NBI's Instructional Design Lead. He has spent the last 10 years designing compliance-focused training in the legal, manufacturing and software industries. Prior to this, he worked as a teacher for 5 years, with a primary focus on adult education. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.