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.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Washington Women Lawyers Invites You to a Film Screening of "Her Day in Court"

Washington Women Lawyers (WWL) has partnered with the Girl Scouts of Western Washington for a screening and discussion of the film, Her Day In Court. Her Day In Court is a documentary that includes interviews with women lawyers and judges on some of the issues they faced breaking into a male dominated profession and how the profession has changed, and continues to change.

This event will be an opportunity to not only honor women in the law, but to meet middle and high school girls who are exploring their future professional paths and are eager to meet women lawyers in their community. 

The film screening and discussion will take place Wednesday, May 31st from 6:30-8:00 pm at K&L Gates (925 Fourth Ave. Floor 2900). RSVP to Lauren Sancken.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Starbucks Law & Corporate Affairs 2016-17 Diversity Mentorship Program

The Starbucks Law & Corporate Affairs Department is now accepting applications for its 2016-17 diversity mentorship program. 

This program will connect Starbucks in-house lawyers with private practice junior attorneys from diverse backgrounds in one-to-one mentorship relationships.  Starbucks' legal department boasts one of the most experienced and diverse groups of attorneys in the region, and its lawyers are eager to share their insights into learning the practice of law, succeeding in law firm and other private practice environments, and for those who are interested, pursuing in-house career opportunities.  

Following a kick-off reception in July for incoming mentees and past participants, this program will foster direct, informal interactions over a one-year period to help diverse junior attorneys learn their craft and network in the local community of legal professionals and business leaders.  The program is open to all lawyers in private practice in their first six years as an attorney, who are members of one or more minority bar associations or diversity affinity groups

If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and resume to Brooke Harlowe by Friday, May 27.  In your cover letter, please identify your current area of practice (and your desired area, if different), your general interest in receiving mentoring, and the minority bar association(s) or affinity group(s) to which you belong.  If you have any questions, you may contact committee chairs Amy Hughes and Anthony Colburn.

Open Graduate Student Council Positions

If you are seeking leadership experience, student development knowledge, advocacy skills, and connections with graduate students from other colleges and the administrative body, consider getting involved with the Graduate Student Council (GSC).

You will be one of the forces making a difference in the lives of graduate students. GSC Executive Board positions come with a stipend.
Please review the detailed job descriptions on the positions open for the upcoming academic year:
  • Chief of Staff
  • Vice Chair Community Relations & Development
  • Vice Chair Marketing & Communications
  • Vice Chair Finance & Strategic Planning
  • Associate Vice Chair Community Relations & Development
  • Associate Vice Chair Marketing & Communications
  • Associate Vice Chair Finance & Strategic Planning
To apply, email a resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm on Monday, May 16th to GSC@seattleu.edu. Applicants will be notified by May 20th if they will be invited to interview the week of May 23rd.