National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism

The National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism is a consortium of the following six nationally-recognized law school programs on ethics and professionalism:

NIFTEP conducts national and international workshops that bring together leading academics and practitioners involved in teaching legal ethics and promoting professionalism.


The Fall 2018 NIFTEP Workshop will take place December 4, 2018 at 4pm through December 6, 2018 at 11am at Melbourne Law School in Melbourne, Australia, immediately preceding the 8th International Legal Ethics Conference (ILEC8).  Fellows will be selected based on an online application which is now available on the Fall 2018 workshop webpage: .  NIFTEP will begin processing applications beginning October 2 and plans to make selection decisions by the end of October.  Therefore, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by October 1 for the limited number of fellowships (usually no more than 20). For more information, email NIFTEP Deputy Director Tiffany Roberts at

Other NIFTEP projects include the International Forum on Teaching Legal Ethics and Professionalism, a user-driven online community and resource library for ethics teachers, scholars, and practitioners worldwide.


From past workshop evaluations:

This was the best program for learning innovative ways of teaching legal ethics that I have ever attended.

NIFTEP Spring 2011 Workshop participant

In an evaluation of the Spring 2011 NIFTEP workshop, 95.2% of participants said they would "strongly recommend" attending a NIFTEP workshop.

More past workshop evaluations