Monday, August 31, 2015

JAG Reminders

Please be aware of the following JAG deadlines and events:
  • September 10 is the deadline to apply for Air Force JAG's October Direct Appointment Program (DAP) board. Staff Judge Advocate interviews must be completed by October 1.
  • The best way for students to get the most up-to-date information about applying for active duty Air Force JAG and AF JAG externships is to like the AF JAG Facebook page. You can also contact Capt. Hooper with your questions.
  • Navy JAG will be visiting our campus this Thursday for a brown bag informational at noon in room 109. RSVPs are not required, but are appreciated. Please contact Erin Fullner to RSVP.
  • As always, if you'd like to be kept abreast of JAG updates, contact Erin Fullner to be added to the JAG listserv.

Friday, August 28, 2015

On-Campus Alaska Clerkship Interviews

A representative for the Alaska Court System will visit our campus this fall to conduct interviews for post-graduate clerkship positions that begin in 2016 at all levels of state appellate and trial court in Alaska. If you'd like to be considered, please contact Erin Fullner right away.

National Law Student Workers' Rights Conference Reminder

If you need the Peggy Browning Fund to cover your airfare for the 17th Annual National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference October 16 & 17, 2015 at the Conference Center at Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, you need to contact Mary Anne Moffa (267-273-7992) immediately. The conference registration deadline is October 1.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Apply to the Seattle IP Inn of Court by Friday August 28 at Noon

The Seattle IP Inn of Court is a membership organization dedicated to improving the skills, professionalism, and ethics of the Seattle intellectual property bar. Its members include law students, lawyers, academics, and judges. Members meet once per month during the academic year for dinner, networking, and a CLE program. It is a fantastic opportunity for students to build relationships with IP attorneys in the area.  More information can be found here.

CPD will collect resumes from students who are interested in applying to participate in the Seattle IP Inn of Court, and the deadline to submit resumes to CPD is this Friday, August 28 at noon.  

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

VABAW Summer Social

Join the Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington (VABAW) for a summer social this Thursday, August 20 at DLA Piper. All attorneys, law students, friends, and family are welcome!

Contact Melanie Nguyen with questions or to RSVP.

Seattle Start Up Recruit Week

Starting 8/17/15, mingle with hiring managers at some of the most interesting startups in the greater Seattle area. Hosts will provide you an exclusive look into their companies, as well as plenty of treats and libations.  Participating companies include Avvo, Simply Measured, Porch, RealSelf, Gratafy, Author-It, BitTitan, and Indeed.  More information can be found here.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

LAST DAY TO SIGN UP! 3L/4L Mentorship Program

One of the most important things you can do for your professional development while in law school is surround yourself with terrific mentors…let the law school help you!  We have many outstanding mentors waiting for you.  All you need to do is sign up.

What is itThe law school’s mentorship program connects 3Ls/4Ls with mentors from the legal community and faculty/adjunct faculty members.  This exciting program is now in its THIRD year and has proved to be a valuable resource to many students.  The program combines a structured mentorship process, specific strategies, and key resources to promote a successful mentorship relationship.

The goal:  Provide you with the professional tools you need to enter the employment market, prepare you for the practical realities of the workplace, and develop healthy professional relationships. 

The details:    Sign up and you will be paired with a mentor.  The program kicks off in September with an Orientation/Reception (date TBD) and ends in April.  Your participation in monthly meetings will be required over eight months (eight meetings total) beginning in September.  You and your mentor will receive a structured mentorship guide that will have a variety of great topics and resources for review before your monthly meetings.  The time you can give to each monthly meeting can be determined by you and your mentor.  We don’t expect this time commitment to exceed two hours per month, unless you and your mentor agree to meet more often.  Meetings can be in person, over the phone, via Skype – whatever is most convenient for both of you.  

To sign up:  Please provide the following to by TOMORROW, August 14, 2015
  • Your name and expected graduation date
  • Your contact information and geographic mentor preference (phone, e-mail and physical address for geographic purposes)
  • Three general practice areas of interest or JD Preferred/Beyond Traditional areas of interest – we will do our best to pair you with a professional that matches your preferences
Questions?  Contact or Joan Knight at

Representing Parents in Muckleshoot Youth-in-Need-of-Care Cases: Free CLE

Our friends at University of Washington School of Law have invited SU Law grads to attend a free CLE.

If you have questions or would like to RSVP, please email Stacey Lara, Director of the Parent Advocacy Project at UW School of Law's Native American Law Center.

Monday, August 10, 2015

WWL J-Fab Event & School Supplies Drive

Please join Washington Women Lawyers Pierce County Chapter (PCWWL), as they honor the hard work and dedication of Jessica Hogan, a local teacher and artist with Hilltop Artists. PCWWL will also collect school supplies at the event, which will be donated.

When: Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Ledger Square Law, P.S., in Tacoma

Fall OCI Session 3 Deadline Extended to 5:00 pm

Due to continued technology issues, the deadline to submit applications for Session 3 of Fall OCI has been extended to 5 PM TODAY.