Tuesday, May 23, 2017

WWL 2017 Annual Event

Save the date for Washington Women Lawyers' Annual Event!
  • Dates: October 13-14, 2017 
  • Location: Montvale Event Center, Spokane, WA
Weekend activities will include a Friday night reception and an informative CLE on Saturday afternoon. WWL has reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Montvale Hotel at a discount, so book your room as soon as possible using code “MEC”.

Registration and further details to follow. Please email event VPs, Alice Serko, Alice Levy, and Katie Yuen if you have questions.

OCI in Hawaii

First- and second-year law students are invited to a summer cocktail reception with small and mid-sized law firms in Honolulu.

The following firms are sponsoring the event:
Chun Kerr
Imanaka Asato
Marr Jones & Wang
Schlack Ito
Sullivan Meheula Lee
Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris
Yamamoto Caliboso

Business casual and aloha attire is requested

Date and time: JuIy 28 at 5:30 pm
Location: The Bankers Club at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop Street, Suite 1900, Honolulu, HI
Please RSVP by July 15 (no resumes please)

Journal Write-On Competition

There's still time to apply to join the American Indian Law Journal, Seattle Journal of Environmental Law, Seattle Journal for Social Justice, and Seattle University Law Review by participating in the write-on competition.  

Please visit the membership and write-on competition page and download the application and instructions. The application is due via Symplicity by Sunday, June 4, at 5 pm. Contact lawjournals@seattleu.edu if you have any questions.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Legal Research Tune Up

Legal Research Tune Up 2017

The Seattle University and Lane Powell law libraries are pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help law students brush up on their legal research skills for their summer employment or other summer research endeavors. The workshop will cover state and federal legislative history, regulations, and practice materials using a problem-based approach. Students will have hands-on practice working through research scenarios. Please bring a laptop.

The workshop is FREE and will be held on Thursday, May 18th from 9:30 – 11:30 am in Sullivan Hall room 109. Please RSVP by May 16th.

Questions? Contact: LeighAnne Thompson at thompsol@seattleu.edu

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Helsell Fetterman's Richard S. White Fellowship

The 2018 Richard S. White Fellowship includes a paid, 12-week summer associate position and a $7,500 academic scholarship to be remitted directly to the student’s law school at the beginning of the school year following the summer clerkship to assist in paying the student’s tuition.

Candidates must be rising 2Ls (or rising 3Ls, if pursuing an LLM after graduation) in good standing;
possess an academic record, leadership abilities, and a commitment to personal and professional initiatives that indicate promise for a successful legal career; demonstrate an interest in furthering diversity within the community and profession; and communicate an interest and commitment to the practice areas represented at Helsell Fetterman and to building a practice in the Seattle area.

Please review the scholarship page for additional details, and apply by July 19, 2017.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Young Lawyers Division Brown Bag Session

Brown-Bag Session on Going Solo, Tuesday, May 23
From finding clients to knowing how much to charge to getting insurance, starting your own practice can come with lots of unique questions and little support. Fortunately, Nate Riordan will be hosting this month's YLD Brown-Bag Mentor Session at KCBA at noon on May 23rd. He moved here and started his own practice 13 years ago. So bring your lunch and bring your questions for an hour of good conversation and advice. RSVP here.

Free Young Lawyers Division CLE

Negotiations – Free CLE, Wednesday, May 17
Meet at JAMS for this month’s free one-hour presentation titled “Why is Negotiation So Difficult presented by Richard Birke, Executive Director, JAMS. He’ll review the five barriers to negotiation, provide illustrations, and conduct interactive exercises. The CLE starts at 4:00 p.m. RSVP here. Happy hour immediately following.

Carole Bailey Scholarship

Applications Now Being Accepted for
2017 Carole Bailey Scholarship
The bar association is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Carole Bailey Scholarship, which will award at least one annual law student scholarship of up to $5,000 in honor of the Court's former Deputy Clerk of Administrative Services, Carole Bailey. Further details and rules may be found by clicking here. Deadline for applications is 11:59pm Eastern Time on July 31, 2017.  Please share this announcement with anyone who may be interested.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Legal Research Workshop

Are you ready for your summer employment or other summer research endeavors?

The Seattle University Law Library is pleased to partner with a law firm librarian from Lane Powell to offer a legal research workshop to help students sharpen their research skills. The workshop will cover a variety of topics including state and federal legislative history, regulations, and practice materials using a problem-based approach. Students will have hands-on practice working through research scenarios.  

The workshop is FREE and will be held on Thursday, May 18th from 9:30 – 11:30 am in Sullivan Hall room 109.

Please RSVP by May 16th. Please bring your laptop to the workshop.

Questions? Contact: LeighAnneThompson.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

HNBA & Perkins Coie Networking Reception

Welcome & Networking Reception for the Hispanic National Bar Association (“HNBA”) National President Pedro J. Torres- Díaz

The HNBA Region XVI, in co-sponsorship with Perkins Coie LLP and the Latino Bar Association of Washington, cordially invite you to attend a Welcome Reception in Seattle, WA for the HNBA National President Pedro J. Torres- Díaz

Kindly RSVP using the link to the right.

Contact Tiffany Peterson via email with any questions.