Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Perkins Coie Pre-OCI Event: Get the Real Story

The interviewing season can be daunting; Perkins Coie wants to help you make sense of it all. Please join them on Wednesday, July 13th to get real information about on-campus and callback interviews. You will hear from members of Perkins Coie's recruiting team about what matters most during the interviewing season.

This event is geared towards law students participating in the on-campus interview process this August.

The discussion will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by a reception with members of Perkins Coie's Hiring and Diversity Committees and other attorneys from the office.

Kindly RSVP by Friday July 8, 2016
Event Details 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 
5:30 p.m. - Panel
6:30 p.m. - Reception

1201 Third Avenue
Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101

Monday, June 20, 2016

The Center for Professional Development is Hiring!

Our team is hiring an associate director. Please review the job posting for details.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Washington State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education - LGBT Rights: Issues & Practice Areas

LGBT Rights: Issues & Practice Areas, presented by WSBA's LGBT Law and Civil Rights Law Sections, aims to gather perspectives from a variety of practice areas to share updates and trends in the law. Sessions focus on issues and practice areas relevant in LGBT law, including civil liberties, employment, estate planning, and family law.

Check out the schedule for additional details.

Law students may attend the program for free. Please fill out and submit a tuition waiver.

Monday, June 6, 2016

CLE Scholarship

Free Scholarship Passes: Personal Injury Law Seminar
July 14 2016, 8:30-4:30pm, Hotel Deca, Seattle, WA

Sterling Education Services is dedicated to furthering education development by offering seminars on the changing economic, legal and cultural environment that professionals must operate today.  Sterling Education is offering 5 free scholarship passes for their upcoming seminar, “Personal Injury Law: From Start to Finish.” The scholarship passes include a day-long overview of a particular aspect of law, a seminar manual, and an opportunity to network with practicing attorneys.

The seminar will be held on July 14th from 8:30 to 4:30 at the Hotel Deca in Seattle.  Only current law students may take advantage of these passes and MUST provide their student id number or other proof of enrollment in order to register.  All students must be pre-registered; no walk-ins will be allowed.

Air Force JAG Fall Externship

The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps is seeking applications for their 2016 fall unpaid internship/externship program at participating Air Force installations across the country. The Air Force JAG Corps provides full-spectrum legal advice to military commanders. As an intern or extern, you will gain hands-on experience in diverse areas of legal practice while learning more about the Air Force and the JAG Corps. The program is an excellent way to gain exposure to substantive legal work while serving alongside active duty Air Force Judge Advocates. Positions are available for full-time or part-time work for 16 weeks during the 2016 fall semester.

Interns/externs work under attorney supervision in numerous practice areas of the JAG Corps including:
  • Preparing criminal and civil cases by conducting legal research, writing briefs and opinions, conducting investigations and interviewing witnesses
  • Assisting attorneys who counsel and represent Airmen, their family members and retirees in personal legal matters in areas such as family law, estate planning, landlord-tenant law, tax, bankruptcy, immigration and naturalization law, and military administrative law
  • Supporting attorneys in other areas, such as federal tort claims, government procurement law, employment law, international law, environmental law and operational law
Interns/externs must be able to work part-time (16+hrs) or full-time for up to 40 hours a week for 16 weeks and must pay for their travel to and from the job location and be able to secure housing. No housing allowance will be provided.

How to Apply:
  • Applications should be submitted to Air Force Judge Advocate General, Professional Development Directorate no later than 24 Jun 2016
  • Email the application to airforcejagrecruiting@gmail.com
  • Combine all requested documents into one PDF in the order listed below in the application package instructions
  • The email subject line and the name of the PDF MUST be labeled “Last name, First name, 2016 Fall externship application”
Application Package Instructions (submit the following documents in the below order):
  • Resume (1 page)
  • Memorandum describing: 
    • Your availability during the semester
    • List of the top 5 Air Force bases where you would like to extern
    • Privacy act waiver that states, “I agree to the use of my Privacy Act Information in the USAF externship application process. I understand those transmitting personal information will exercise caution and adequately safeguard it in accordance with applicable Air Force instructions.”
    • Legible copies of undergraduate and law school transcripts (unofficial accepted)
    • Personal statement (limited to one page, double-spaced, 1 inch margins,11 point font)
    • Writing sample (5 pages or less)
    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Memorandum (limited to one page, double-spaced,1 inch margins, 11 point font)
    • Full length photo (head to toe in professional attire)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSA) Response Questions:
  • Your memorandum response to the KSA questions is limited to one page, double-spaced with 1-inch margins
  • You are not required to restate the questions
  • Your response can simply number your responses (i.e. Response #1 and Response #2)
    • KSA Question #1: Discuss your experience performing legal research and your familiarity with various computer systems and associated peripheral equipment to perform legal research
    • KSA Question #2: Discuss your skills and experience in identifying and understanding legal issues, options, and recommending various courses of action.
For questions about the program or application process, please contact Capt Justina “Tia” O. Hooper, Chief of Recruiting for the US Air Force JAG Corps at 1-800-JAG-USA or airforcejagrecruiting@gmail.com.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Lambda Young Professionals Reception, July 5th at 5:00 pm

Please save the date for the Lambda Young Professionals Reception. This free networking event is hosted by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and will take place at their Seattle office in the Willard Wright Conference Room, 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200.

Date:   Tuesday, July 5th
Time:    5:00 – 7:00 pm

Department of Public Safety's Free Airport Shuttle Service

If you need transportation to the airport Thursday, June 9-Saturday, June 11, Public Safety may be able to help!

Come sign up in person for their FREE shuttle service by Friday, June 3 at 3:00 pm at the Public Safety office, located in the University Services Building (across from the bookstore). You must bring your student ID card and know your Seattle U ID number as well as your flight departure time.

Link Light Rail has expanded to Capitol Hill, so there will now be one shuttle to SeaTac Airport, and one shuttle to the Capitol Hill Light Rail Station.  Please review the shuttle dates and times carefully, and be sure to sign-up for your correct, desired shuttle.

Airport Shuttle Dates:
Available times: 6AM, 8AM, 10AM, 12PM, 2PM, 4PM, 6PM, 8PM

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016
Available times: 6AM, 8AM, 10AM, 12PM, 2PM, 4PM, 6PM, 8PM

Available times: 6AM, 8AM, 10AM, 12PM, 2PM, 4PM, 6PM, 8PM

Capitol Hill Light Rail Station Shuttle Dates:
5:00AM – 6:00AM: Every 15 minutes
6:00AM – 8:30AM: Every 6 minutes
8:30AM – 3:00PM: Every 10 minutes
3:00PM – 6:30PM: Every 6 minutes
6:30PM – 10:00PM: Every 10 minutes
10:00PM – 1:00AM: Every 15 minutes

5:00AM – 8:00AM: Every 15 minutes
8:00AM – 10:00PM: Every 10 minutes
10:00PM – 1:00AM: Every 15 minutes

Available times: Every Hour – First Shuttle at 6AM, Last Shuttle at 8PM

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016
Available times: Every Hour – First Shuttle at 6AM, Last Shuttle at 8PM

Available times: Every Hour – First Shuttle at 6AM, Last Shuttle at 8PM

If you have any questions, contact the Public Safety Office at (206) 296-5992, or by email at airport_shuttle@seattleu.edu.

Free CLEs in Bremerton, Shelton, and Olympia

Attend WSBA on Location: Passport to the Moderate Means Market on June 3. This 80-minute presentation will cover setting and adjusting fees properly and will introduce you to WSBA's Moderate Means Program. The program is free of charge and includes complimentary meal/refreshments.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Mock Interview Program

Saturday, July 30; 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, August 3; 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Sign up now!

Prepare for Fall OCI and sharpen your interviewing skills! Now is the time to contact Junsen Ohno at ohnoj@seattleu.edu to reserve your spot in the Alumni Mock Interview Program. The interview will last 20 minutes and will be followed by 10 minutes of feedback. Spots are first come, first serve.