Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Upcoming Fall Events

Here are a few of the events we have on the horizon for fall quarter!
U.S. Navy JAG Info Session

Tuesday, September 20 at Noon, Room 309

Members of the Navy JAG Corps will be on campus for an information session and to conduct interviews for students applying to the Student Program.  All Student Program applicants must submit their application and complete a structured interview by September 30 to be considered for selection.  Following the information session, one-on-one informational interviews will be held in the afternoon.  To sign up for a one-on-one, please contact Junsen Ohno.  Find more detailed information about the Student Program here.


U.S. Army JAG Info Session

Thursday, September 22 at Noon, Room 328

Captain Brittany Faulkner will be on campus to share information about full-time active duty post-graduate opportunities.  All applicants will receive informational one-on-one interviews.  Apply under “2016 Fall OCI – U.S. Army JAG” in Symplicity.

Application deadline:  September 11 by 5:00pm.


Presidential Management Fellowship Program (PMF) Info Session

Wednesday, September 28 at Noon, Room 309

Join CPD for an informational session about the Presidential Management Fellowship Program and how to navigate the application process.  Being a PMF is one of the few ways to secure a position with a federal agency right out of law school.  Past PMF finalists have secured positions with incredible employers, including USAID, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Department of Commerce, and many more!


Women in the Law Panel

Thursday, September 29, Noon to 1:00 pm in Room C5

Please join CPD for a moderated panel discussion on Women in the Law.  Guest speakers are successful attorneys who will discuss their personal career trajectories and respective leadership paths, as well as topics including flexibility in career planning, networking, and the importance of mentors.  Please RSVP through Symplicity or email Junsen Ohno.


Alternative Careers Panel

Tuesday, October 4, Noon, Law School in Room C5

There are many exciting non-traditional careers available for JDs.  Join BELA, CPD, and the JD/MBA Student Association for a panel discussion of the opportunities available in a variety of fields.  The employment environment in Seattle is changing, and many exciting non-traditional career paths are open to JDs.  Please RSVP through Symplicity or email Junsen Ohno.


3L Job Search Strategies Seminar

Wednesday, October 12 at Noon, Room 328

With your last semesters of law school underway, plan to attend this seminar that will cover networking, direct applications, and responding to job postings.  Please RSVP in Symplicity under the Events tab or email Junsen Ohno at  Snacks will be provided.


Compliance Mgmt: Alternative Pathway to a Rewarding Legal Career

Thursday, October 13, Noon to 1:00 pm in Room C5

Please join CPD and Dorsey & Whitney Partner Nelson Dong for a panel on Compliance Management, which examines this emerging field as a career pathway for law school graduates.  Representatives from other companies will be joining Mr. Dong to discuss their careers in the compliance field, methods for finding compliance positions, and how to enhance your compliance "credentials." 

Please RSVP through Symplicity or email Junsen Ohno.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Attention Alumni! Join the Connection Café for Women in Tech

Connection Café
Women in Technology
Thursday, September 22
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Seattle University
LeRoux Room, 160 Student Center

Discover how SU alumnae are successfully steering their technology careers, expand your perception of what technology means, and discover the breadth of professional opportunities available to women.

Reserve your spot now.

Student Services Open House

Student Services Open House
Wednesday, September 7
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Sullivan Hall & Law School Annex
No RSVP Necessary

You are cordially invited to an insider’s view of all of the resources available to you as a law student. Departments will be opening up their doors – literally and figuratively – to introduce you to staff, provide an overview of the services offered, and answer any student questions. Stop by for information; stay for snacks, treats, games, and prizes! Plus, students visiting 4 or more locations will be entered to win additional raffle prizes.

Participating departments include:

Deans’ Offices (2nd Floor)
Access to Justice Institute (1st Floor)
Academic Resource Center (3rd Floor)
Admissions Offices (2nd Floor)
Business Office (2nd Floor)
Center for Indian Law & Policy (1st Floor)
Center for Professional Development (2nd Floor)
Externship Program (Annex)
Law Library (2nd Floor)
Office of Marketing & Communications (1st Floor Lobby)
Office of the Registrar (2nd Floor)
Student Financial Services (2nd Floor)

Pick any department to start, and maps of participating departments will be available at all locations. We look forward to helping you make the most out of your time at the law school!

Army JAG

Captain Brittany Faulkner will be on campus for an Army JAG information session at noon on September 22 in Room 328. One-on-one interviews will follow in room 200G.

The Army JAG has opportunities for 2L summer internships and full-time active duty post-graduate positions. Please see the following pages for information:
You can upload your resumes in Symplicity and apply under 2016 Fall OCI - U.S. Army JAG by 5 pm on September 11. All applicants will receive informational interviews.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Save the Date: Student Services Open House

Pop by Suite 200 and meet the CPD team on Wednesday, September 7 between 4:30 and 6:00 pm!

We'll have snacks, trivia, prizes, and sparkling conversation!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Navy JAG

Members of the Navy JAG Corps will be on campus September 20 for an information session and to conduct interviews for students applying to the Student Program who have submitted an application or who will submit one before the September 30, 2016 deadline.
  •  LTJG Megan Martino will host a 12:00-1:00 pm info session (room 309)
  • Followed by one-on-one meetings/informational interviews in the afternoons (to sign up for a one-on-one, please contact Junsen Ohno)
  • The U.S. Navy JAG Corps is currently accepting applications for its Student Program at
    • The application deadline for the Student Program is September 30, 2016
    • All applicants must submit their application and complete a structured interview by 30 September to be considered for selection by the Navy JAG Corps accessions board
  • The Navy JAG Corps is also accepting applications for school year externships and summer internships
    • The Spring 2017 externship application deadline is September 23, 2016
    • The Summer 2017 internship application deadline is January 20, 2017
    • For more information about the externship and internship application process, please visit the Navy JAG internship page and the Externship Program page

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

EPA Summer Honors Program

2017 Summer Honors Law Clerk Program with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of General Counsel (OGC), in Washington DC

OGC operates a highly competitive, 12-week volunteer summer honors program for law clerks who have completed their second year (or the equivalent for part-time students) at an American Bar Association accredited law school.  OGC is committed to providing law clerks with a tremendous legal learning experience.  Law clerks can expect to gain experience researching and writing about administrative, environmental, and general law issues.  Law clerks are also assigned individual mentors and have opportunities to participate in client meetings, attend field trips, and improve professional skills.

Please see the announcement and demographic form for more information.  The application deadline is August 31, 2016.  For more information about OGC, please visit their website.

Questions can be directed to (202) 564-0052.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Moderate Means Practicum

Moderate Means Practicum: LPRC-425-A
3 credits – Mondays and Wednesdays – 2:30 to 3:45 p.m.

A few spots remain for this experiential, practice-oriented course! REGISTER NOW.

If you're looking for an opportunity to build your client interviewing skills; are interested in family, consumer, or housing law; and want to apply your learning to real clients’ cases, the Moderate Means Practicum could be a great choice for you. You'll build issue-spotting and legal analysis skills while helping moderate income clients access low-cost legal services. 

This experiential course will give you the opportunity to: 
Conduct a high volume of client interviews via telephone
Perform legal analysis for each case 
Work with attorneys throughout the state to take cases

A 3L recently shared, “This experience has been the most engaging experience in law school yet, and has given me more confidence in client interaction and my ability to research any civil law topic that comes up.”  

If you have questions or need more information, contact Moderate Means Program Staff Attorney, Clay Wilson

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies

Business Boot Camp 2016

Seattle University School of Law is proud to offer an intensive one-day boot camp for legal professionals designed to build a basic foundation in real-world business skills. The course will be held on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, in Sullivan Hall, Room C5, from 8:30 AM- 5PM and feature intensive study of:

  • Finance and accounting principles
  • Corporate management and strategy
  • Current business models and the role of business plans
  • The role of policies and procedures in company management
  • How companies are structured and regulated
  • How intellectual property strategies fuel today’s high-tech businesses

Learn from a world-class faculty from the business world, including:

  • Blair Westlake, Principal, MediaSquareup (formerly Chairman, Universal Television & Networks Group, Universal Studios and Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Corporation)
  • Hillery L. Nye, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, Glympse, Inc.
  • John Patera, Management, Finance and Business Consultant, Strong-Bridge Consulting 
  • Keith Dolliver, Associate General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation 
  • Dan Lear, Director of Industry Relations, Avvo 
  • Kelly Kunsch, Reference Librarian, Seattle University School of Law
  • Steve Tapia, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Seattle University School of Law (formerly of HBO, DIRECTV and Microsoft)

Important details:

The Business Boot Camp is part of Seattle University School of Law’s continuing efforts to bring entrepreneurship and business acumen into the legal curriculum. It is intended to provide a strong foundation on an expedited basis in the knowledge, skills and values promoted in other related offerings such as the Innovation and Technology LLM program, the Community Development and Entrepreneurship Clinic, the one week-intensive “The Lawyer's Role in Entrepreneurship and Innovation: An Immersion Experience” program and the Business of IP class.

The program is limited to students who will be 2L, 3L or 4Ls in the next academic year and recent graduates on a first-come, first-served basis.

There is no fee for the class, but registration in advance is required.

As a non-curricular program, attendees will not receive academic credit. Program content highlights essential and practical business concepts, but is not intended to replace the more intensive study of Business, Tax, and similar subjects provided through traditional Law School curricular offerings.

To register for Business Boot Camp, join the TWEN page and use the “Sign-Up Sheet.” To join, click here. For further information, contact Steve Tapia.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The Peggy Browning Fund’s Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference
October 14 & 15, 2016
The Conference Center of the Maritime Institute
692 Maritime Blvd. Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 

The 18th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference is a great opportunity with an impressive slate of speakers and workshops, including keynote speaker Mark Gaston Pearce, Chairman, National Labor Relations Board.       
As a participating school, the PB Fund will cover the costs for one student to attend including three meals, lodging, conference fee, and airfare.  The student receiving the grant to attend will be responsible for only a $25.00 registration fee.

If you are interested in applying for this grant, please submit your current resume and a short Statement of Interest (no more than 2 pages) by 12:00 noon on Friday, September 2 to Laurie Wells4th floor (She is located in the administrative assistants’ office area as you exit the elevator on the 4th floor to your right). 

Additional conference detail can be found at, as well as, the Labor & Employment Law Association (LELA) TWEN page. 

 Please direct any questions to Professor Natasha Martin or Laurie Wells.

Monday, August 8, 2016

You are Invited!  Loren Miller Bar Association Summer of Success Dinner

The Loren Miller Bar Association (LMBA) is honored to extend to you an invitation to our annual Summer of Success dinner, taking place Thursday, August 11, 2016, from 5:30 to 7:30 at Palomino Restaurant & Bar. This traditional end-of-summer dinner honors law students from Seattle University and the University of Washington, and those from other law schools who interned, clerked and completed summer associateships in the Seattle area. Please come join us at this special dinner held in your honor. It will be an opportunity for you to mingle with your fellow honorees, and meet and network with African-American attorneys and LMBA members outside of your summer employer.

Please RSVP to LMBA Vice-President Raina Wagner at no later than Monday, August 8, 2016.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

5:30 p.m.

Palomino Restaurant & Bar
1429 Fifth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101

Students are LMBA’s invited guests. Please come enjoy this night on us.