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September 12, 2013

5th Annual Domestic Violence Symposium: "Reality DV"

8:30 a.m.  -  4:45 p.m.
Location: Registration each day will take place in the Atrium of the Pigott Building

5th Annual Domestic Violence Symposium:

"Reality DV"

We are pleased to offer a unique opportunity to hear and interact with locally and nationally recognized experts on domestic violence research & practices, working with survivors, co-occuring issues, domestic violence in diverse populations, and children exposed to domestic violence.

Click here to see a detailed agenda for the symposium.

Featured Speakers:

Jill Davies - Deputy Director, Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Inc.; Director, Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence Initiative; co-author Safety Planning with Battered Women: Complex Lives/Difficult Choices, Sage Publications, 1998.
Sarah Buel - Clinical Professor, Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Lonna Davis and Casey Corcoran - Futures Without Violence
Molly Dragiewicz, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Christopher Blodgett, Ph.D.- Director, Child and Family Research Unit, WSU - Spokane

$65.00 General
$85.00 Attorneys & Judicial Officers
$10.00 Non-SU Law Students
Cash, checks and credit cards will all be accepted.

The Registration Deadline is September 6, 2013.
Space is limited - once registration opens please register as early as you can. Click button to Register.

A 2-day parking pass, good for the Murphy Garage on the SU campus, is available for pre-purchase ONLY, for $15.00. The permit MUST be purchased by or before September 6, and will not be available after that date. Permits will be delivered electronically, and must be printed by the purchaser for placement on the car dashboard. Permits will allow you to park anywhere in Murphy Garage, not just on the first floor.

Daily parking permits will be available for $18/day, and can be purchased from the electronic kiosk on the first floor, visitor level, of the Murphy Garage on the day of the event.

There is a room block being held at the Silver Cloud Hotel-Broadway, located across the street from the Seattle University Campus, about a five minute walk to Campion Tower Ballroom. The Room Block Deadline is August 17, 2012. More information is available on the Lodging Tab.

11.75 Continuing Legal Education Credits, applied for.
11.75 Continuing Judicial Education Credits, applied for.
11.75 Continuing Social Work Credit Hours, approved.

Networking Reception
Thursday, September 12, 2013 ~ 4:45-6:00 p.m.
SU School of Law, Sullivan Hall ~ 2nd Floor Gallery

Special Accommodations
If you need special accommodations for diet, mobility or hearing issues, please contact Rebecca Parker O'Neil at We will do our best to provide the support needed.

Contact Information -  Phone: (206) 398-4281, Email:

Symposium Hosts & Sponsors: 

Seattle University School of Law Domestic Violence Clinic and
The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law & Equality
Seattle City Attorney's Office and Seattle Human Services Department
King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
King County DV and Child Maltreatment Coordinated Response Project
King County VAWA STOP Grant #2012-WF-AX-0047
University of Washington Court Improvement Training Academy
Seattle Children's Hospital
King County Superior Court Trial Courts Improvement
UW Alliance
Washington State DSHS Children's Administration