Civility CLE Programs
Civility Promise Continuing Legal Education Programs
Presented by Robert's Fund and Seattle University School of Law
Friday, March 7, 2014
Ethics of Civility CLE
Seattle, WA 9:00am-4:00pm, 5.75 Ethics Credits
Co-sponsored by Seattle University School of Law and Robert's Fund this interactive and engaging CLE seminar will explore the differences and similarities among ethics, professionalism, and civility; examine the relevant portions of the Washington Rules of Professional Conduct; and identify strategies to increase ethical, professional, and civil behavior within the profession.
Confirmed presenters include: Professor David Boerner, Professor Lisa Brodoff, Patricia Lally, Professor Paula Lustbader, Tim Jaasko-Fisher, and Craig Sims.
August 8 & 9, 2014
Foundations of Civility in the Legal Profession CLE/CJE - Seattle, WA
In this intensive program we will strive to create a retreat-like seminar to engage in a dialogue about civility. After we explore characteristics of civility, we will discuss the costs of incivility, the benefits of civility, the foundations of civility, and strategies to foster civility within our personal and professional lives. In addition to traditional lectures and presentations, this immersion seminar will include interactive exercises.
September 28-October 6, 2014
Overseas CLE/CJE: Civility Promise for Legal Professionals - Tuscany, Italy
Come enjoy the fall colors in the peaceful setting of Sovana, Italy. In this seminar, participants immerse themselves in a continuing education program that integrates lectures, art, discussions, and interactive exercises that focus on fostering civility in the legal profession, complemented by guided excursions through the nearby villages and beautiful countryside. Join us for this seminar that one participant called, "a MUST TAKE...rich, fantastic and thoughtful program with solid materials and seasoned presenters."
The Civility Promise program is a collaboration between Seattle University School of Law and the nonprofit Robert's Fund. Through overseas Continuing Education seminars, short workshops in Seattle, presentations in law firms and an ongoing article series in Washington State Bar News, Robert's Fund is working to foster civility in the legal profession.
Contact - Civility
Center for Civility
Sullivan Hall 209P
901 12th Avenue
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
Program Manager for Robert's Fund
Professor of Law and Director, Academic Resource Center