Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Advocate for Workplace Justice

The Peggy Browning Fund educates and inspires the next generation of advocates for workplace justice. Through fellowships, workers' rights conferences, networking and other programs, they provide unique opportunities for law students to work for economic and social justice. 

Learn more at their event on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 @ 4-6pm @ the University of Washington Law School. Admission is free to Seattle law school students. Register by October 21 with the Peggy Browning Fund at http://tinyurl.com/nytflhx 
At this event, you will: 
  • Learn about the Peggy Browning Fund's Summer Fellowships
  • Hear what it's like practicing law for a union, a law firm representing workers or a government agency regulating the workplace
  • Find out how to get a job promoting workplace justice

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Learn About Tax LLM Programs and Tax/Estate Planning Practice

The Tax and Estate Planning Focus Areas are pleased to invite you to an information session about pursuing a masters degree (LL.M.) in tax law after graduating from law school. 

Professors Diane Lourdes Dick, John Eason (chair of the Estate Planning Focus Area), and Lily Kahng (chair of the Tax Focus Area) and will be on hand to talk about their practice experiences and to address questions such as, When do I need to apply to LLM programs?  Where should I apply and what are my chances of being admitted?  Will a tax LLM improve my marketability?  If so, how?  What JD classes do I need to take to prepare for the LLM program? 
The session will be held on Wednesday, October 15, @ noon in Room 109Snacks will be served.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

FANGS Happy Hour!!

FANGS is the Federal Attorneys Networking Group of Seattle - attorneys from federal agencies right here in Seattle (Labor, Education, Health & Human Services, Justice, etc.). They are hosting a happy hour and would like YOU to attend! 

Come network and have some good fun: Good beer, great conversation, an opportunity to introduce yourself to federal attorneys, and a pretty awesome bacon cheeseburger!

WHEN: Thursday, September 11, 2014 @ 5:00pm

WHERE: Collins Pub (526 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104)

If you can make it, go ahead and send a quick note to Abigail G. Daquiz (an attorney with the U.S. Department of Labor) at daquiz.abigail@dol.gov.

Annual Criminal Law Soirée

The King County Washington Women Lawyers are hosting their Annual Criminal Law Soirée. The purpose of the event is to highlight the work of KCWWL's Criminal Law section and to foster communication and collaboration among women lawyers. They will also be hosting Justice Mary Yu, of the Washington State Supreme Court, as a keynote speaker to discuss professionalism and civility in the courts.

Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be provided and there is not cost of admission! So, come learn more and network with fellow lawyers.

When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 @ 5:30pm -8:00pm

Where: Chinese Room at the historic Smith Tower, 506 2nd Avenue #1021, Seattle, WA 98104

RSVP online.