SALVATORE RICCIARDONE is MCLE's director of philanthropy & special projects. He has taught courses in education law and in lawyering and professional responsibility at Boston College's Lynch School of Education and at Boston College Law School and has made several presentations on topics related to the business of continuing legal education at meetings of the Association for Continuing Legal Education, the National Association of Bar Executives, and the CLE CEO Strategic Forum. Prior to his current position at MCLE, Sal served as a litigation associate at Palmer & Dodge, a staff attorney at MCLE, and the executive director of the Flaschner Judicial Institute. He co-authored "Judicial Attitudes Towards Confronting Attorney Misconduct: A View from Reported Decisions," 32 Hofstra Law Review 1425 (2004). Sal holds a J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School, a C.A.E.S. in higher education administration from Boston College's Lynch School of Education, and a B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa) from Wesleyan University. He also received a Graduate Certificate in Publishing from Emerson College.