Friday, January 31, 2014

First Year Law Student Reception - Hosted by Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt - Seattle
First-Year Law Student Reception

We would like to invite you, as a first-year law student, to participate in our Seattle Area First-Year Law Student Reception.  This reception will provide you with the opportunity to visit our office and learn about the recruiting and interviewing process from our attorneys, including members of our Hiring Committee.  A panel presentation will take place from 5:00 - 5:30 p.m., followed by a cocktail reception where you can mingle with our colleagues and some of your fellow alumni.

Thursday, March 6, 2014
5:00 – 6:30 P.M.

Presented in the Seattle
office of
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
1420 5th Ave., Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101

Parking for the US Bank Centre will be validated for each vehicle.  We encourage students to carpool.  Please bring your parking ticket to the registration desk. 
Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided

Please contact Emily von Seele to participate in this reception.  The deadline to sign up is no later than Monday, February 24. Also, if you are IP with an electrical engineering or chemical engineering background, please mention it in your RSVP.

Space is limited!

Winter Tax Open House - KPMG Seattle

“I love what I do” is a common phrase we hear within the KPMG tax practice. Come find out if you will love a career with KPMG tax at our Winter Tax Open House on Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14, 2014. Join us for a morning of networking and fun. Leaders from our tax practice will discuss the various career paths within the tax field and opportunities for students to get involved. There will be plenty of professionals on hand to answer your questions about KPMG’s tax practices, summer leadership programs and internship opportunities.

Friday, February 14, 2014
9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
KPMG Seattle Office
1918 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Who Should Attend

Accounting students who are interested in learning more about opportunities in tax.
Attendees do not need to know for sure if Tax is for them.


Reserve your spot at by February 5.


Contact our recruiting team at

Thursday, January 23, 2014

1L Diversity Mock Interview Event

The key to getting any job is establishing a rapport and intelligently explaining your credentials in an interview. Fortunately, this is a learned skill. Take advantage of this opportunity to interview with local attorneys. The Mock Interview Program is a fantastic way to practice your interviewing skills, gain valuable feedback, and to make connections with established attorneys.

This event is being sponsored by the WSBA Committee for Diversity and will focus on students applying to the minority clerkship programs. It will take place on February 13th, in the CPD offices.

Interview times are available at 5:30, 6:15, and 7:00. Please email Emily von Seele to sign up for your preferred time. We will make every effort to accommodate schedules, but can make no guarantees that you will get your first choice. The event is limited to 30 students, so sign up quickly!

Air Force JAG Interviews

A representative from the Air Force JAG will be on campus on Monday, March 3rd to conduct informational interviews with interested students. If you have been considering a career in JAG, or are just curious and would like to learn a little more about the program, this is the perfect opportunity to get the inside information.

If you are interested in setting up an interview time, please contact Erin Fullner.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Fenwick & West 1L Reception

Fenwick & West wants to meet

Date: January 27, 2014
Time: 4:30 pm – 6 pm
Location: Fenwick & West LLP
1191 2nd Ave. Floor 10
Seattle, WA 98101

We look forward to meeting first year law students
seeking an exciting career in the
technology and life sciences practices.

Corporate - Intellectual Property - Litigation - Tax
A representative from Fenwick’s San Francisco and
Mountain View offices will be joining us for the evening.

We hope you will join us for drinks, appetizers
and an interactive discussion about your career
and our practice!

If you plan to attend, please RSVP by January 20
to Tory Frol at

Air Force JAG Open House

The McChord Field Legal Office is happy to announce that we will be hosting our JAG Open House on February 7, 2014.  This is a full day event taking place on McChord Field at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA.  This is a great opportunity to meet current Judge Advocates and ask questions.  Students will arrive at 9:00AM and be brought to the legal office to meet the McChord Air Force Base Staff Judge Advocate, learn about the 62nd Airlift Wing Mission, learn more about the application process, benefits, JAG responsibilities and opportunities as well as hear from a squadron commander.  There will be a Q&A portion and we will be eating lunch on McChord Field.  We will close the day with a tour of the base and a static C-17. Students will be ready to leave around 3:00PM.

February 7, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00PM at McChord Field at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA.

RSVPs and questions can be emailed to Capt Christine Kugele,

Attorney General Info Session

Representatives from the Washington State Attorney General's office will be on campus to discuss the details of their summer program with interested students. Program requirements, deadlines and opportunities will all be covered during this session, and students also will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Wednesday, January 22, 12:00-1:00 p.m., C5. RSVP in Symplicity.

DC Info Session

Interested in spending the summer in DC? Don't miss the DC Info Session! Get all of the info concerning program requirements, classes, internship availability and deadlines in one spot! Not to be missed! And don't forget - the program deadline is January 31st.

Thursday, January 16, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Room 109. RSVP in Symplicity.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Attorney General Open House

The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) serves more than 230 state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges and universities, as well as the Legislature and the Governor. The mission of the Office is to deliver the highest quality professional legal services to officials, agencies and citizens of the state of Washington. The Office is comprised of over 500 attorneys and 600 professional staff.

Please join Attorney General Bob Ferguson on
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
in the AGO’s downtown Seattle office at
800 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2000
(Bank of America, Fifth Avenue Plaza Bldg.)

Assistant Attorneys General from many of the AGO’s divisions will be in attendance to speak about opportunities that exist within their divisions and the AGO. Information about the Office’s volunteer law clerk recruitment program for first and second year law students will also be available.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Applications Are Being Accepted for the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office Summer Program

1Ls - Applications are now being accepted for the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office Summer Program.

The externship program is designed to give students a meaningful experience and exposure to our law practice. It is an excellent way to become acquainted with the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, pursue an interest in criminal law, and determine whether trial practice is a future career path. The extern positions are unpaid, but many law schools offer credit for externship programs.

Externs will be assigned to one or more deputies and assigned to a unit in the Criminal Division. Descriptions of these units can be viewed here.

Duties may include witness contact, coordination and interviews; legal research and writing; and general preparation and support during trial.

Additional details and application instructions can be found on Symplicity under Job #4756.

Application Deadline is January 10th.