Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Health Law Career Panel (all students)

Tuesday, March 29, 5:00 pm, Room C5
Interested in the constantly evolving and dynamic field of health law?  Please join the Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys and SU Law’s Health Law Society to hear from a panel of lawyers about the different types of legal positions available that are related to health law.  Panelists include: Amy Magnano ’06 (Bennett Bigelow & Leedom), John Quirk ’05 (Group Health Cooperative), and Deanna White ’12 (Fain Anderson VanDerhoef Rosendahl O’Halloran Spillane). 

K&L Gates on Campus with Espresso!

Thursday, March 31
9:30-11:30 on the Court Level

Please join attorneys from K&L Gates for coffee on the court level to discuss their firm, various practice areas, and participating in Fall OCI.  They will host a mobile espresso cart for your caffeinating pleasure!  Participants include SU alumni Ryan GroshongAshley GammellChris CunninghamDavid Neu, and Tony Yerry.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Tax Law Panel

Wednesday, March 23
Noon in Room 109 The Tax Law Student Association (TLSA) is hosting a panel/discussion with four local tax attorneys on different career opportunities within tax law. The panelists include:
  • Adjunct Professor Monica Langfeldt, whose work involves international business tax at Langfeldt Law
  • Adjunct Professor Judd Marten, who is a partner and handles the gift and estate planning at LeSourd & Patten
  • Attorney George Munro, who focuses on business tax planning at Amicus Law Group
  • Warren Baker, who is involved in self-directed IRA's at Fairview Law Group
Students who are interested in participating should add TSLA on TWEN and sign up for the panel. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

IPLS Speed Networking March 23, 5:30-7:30

The Intellectual Property Law Society is hosting its annual speed networking event on Wednesday, March 23 from 5:30-7:30 on the second floor of Sullivan Hall. We have more than 15 local IP attorneys attending this year! There will be free food and a chance to socialize before students get a chance to learn about local attorneys' practices and firms. 

This event is not limited to IP students; all are welcome. Students should (but are not required to) RSVP to

Thursday, March 10, 2016

2016 Washington Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (WACC) Diversity Scholarship

The Washington Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (WACC) is proud to sponsor three diversity scholarships totaling $9,000 (up to $3,000 per scholarship). One student from each of the three Washington State law schools will be eligible to receive a scholarship.

The Association of Corporate Counsel is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations, and other private-sector organizations. The WACC connects local members and provides valuable resources through information, education, networking opportunities, and advocacy initiatives. With approximately 600 members statewide, the WACC Board of Directors is comprised of committees focused on the particular interests of its members, including pro bono work, CLEs geared towards in-house issues, fostering relationships with the law schools, and promoting diversity efforts via this scholarship.

The WACC Diversity Scholarship provides financial assistance to law students who promote diversity in the legal profession in Washington State. The scholarship provides incentives to increase diversity in the legal profession; reflects the diverse communities in which we live; and ultimately benefits the community at-large.

To be a scholarship recipient you must be a student who (i) is currently enrolled in one of the Washington State law schools, (ii) is a student in good academic standing, (iii) has a demonstrated financial need, and (iv) exhibits a commitment to increasing diversity in the legal profession or community at-large.

Completed application forms are due by March 20, 2016. Please contact an advisor in the Center for Professional Development for an application form.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Clerkship Kickoff Makeup Session

If you missed the judicial clerkship kickoff session and plan to apply for clerkships this season, you'll need to attend a makeup. Please participate in this Doodle poll to indicate when you'd be available to meet. Erin Fullner will contact you with the makeup session details at a later date.