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 3, 2018 at 1:00 PM through December 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Melbourne Law School in Melbourne, Austrailia, immediately preceding the 8th International Legal Ethics Conference (ILEC8).  Fellows will be selected based on an online application.  Applications will be posted on the workshop webpage by early August.   Selection decisions will be sent by early September.  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