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Continuing Legal Education
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall 209
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
(206) 398-4233

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Seattle University School of Law is pleased to announce the following Continuing Legal Education programs.

New Rules and Good Tools: Building Your Civil Procedure Toolbox

April 17, 2015 • 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. • 3.0 CLE Credits, pending

This program has been cancelled, with our apologies.

Announcing the 2015 Summer Practice Academy

Advanced Trial Advocacy Institute 2015

June 15-19, 2015 • 30.5 CLE Credits, including 1.0 Ethics Credit, pending

The course is designed for both beginning and experienced lawyers who are seeking to take their trial skills to the next level. Attendees will: prepare and try a case featuring live practice with video recording and one-on-one feedback. The outstanding faculty includes: Hon. John H. Chun; Hon. John P. Erlick; Hon. Dean Lum; Hon. Terrence A. Carroll (ret.); Stephen Penner, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Pierce County Prosecutor's Office; Jeffrey Robinson; Jeff Tilden; Lish Whitson and many more.

Mastering Legal Writing 2015

June 24-26, 2015 • 18 CLE Credits, pending

In today's legal market one of the most valued skills is the ability to write clearly, concisely, and correctly. Clients, senior partners, and judges all appreciate lawyers who can write well. Spread over three days with interactive sessions each day will feature a series of short lectures followed by exercises that allow participants to apply the skills just taught. In addition, if you choose to do so, you will have the opportunity to revise and edit one of your own pieces of writing.

Building Business in Indian Country

July 8-10, 2015 • 13.5 CLE Credits, pending

With a focus on the practical using specific situations and examples the 2015 Indian Law Certificate Program will address: tribal business entities; alternative energy development; construction contracts and land acquisition; and Effective Negotiation Skills, Tactics and Strategies. Faculty includes: Kelly Croman, Tribal Attorney for the Chehalis Tribe; Steven J.W. Heeley, Advisor, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, D.C.; John Sledd and Ethel Branch, Kanji & Katzen P.L.L.C; V. Heather Sibbison, Suzanne R. Schaeffer, George T. Skibine, Dentons, Washington, D.C.; Doug MacCourt, Ater Wynne LLP.

Intellectual Property: From Fundamentals to Enforcement

July 22-24, 2015 • 18 CLE Credits, pending

In this innovative and cutting edge program you will be taken through the world of IP in a comprehensive and understandable manner. Day 1 is about understanding the basics of IP---learning terminology and definitions and how IP has evolved in recent years. Day 2 is about practical understanding and application of IP in the business world. The focus is for attendees to build “their lens” for issue spotting IP issues for their clients. Day 3 is about advanced issues in IP Law including dealing with IP conflicts and choosing the best options for their clients. Registration options include single days or registering for all three days.

Health Law Certificate Program 2015

August 10-12, 2015 • 17.75 CLE Credits, pending

The Health Law Certificate program is designed to broaden your knowledge and deepen your ability to engage health law issues. This three day program was designed by experienced practitioners who know the most relevant and important topics in important and emerging areas of Health Law. Topics include: Health Care Fraud; Infectious Diseases; Representing Providers; Data Security for Health Information; Medical Malpractice; Employer Requirements Under the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act; Legal Ethics; Dementia and Mental Health Issues; Medical Cannabis in Washington: What You Need to Know

Other Summer 2015 Programs

The 14th National Academy for IDEA Administrative Law Judges and Impartial Hearing Officers

July 14-17, 2015 • 30 CLE Credits, pending

Established in 2001, the Academy has been the only national forum for confidential and candid discussion by and among IDEA hearing officers concerning common issues and problems. To encourage these discussions, attendance is limited to sitting hearing officers, whether administrative law judges or contract hearing officers, and state level personnel having only administrative responsibility for hearing systems (no legal advisory or policy authority).

Export Controls: Awareness and Application

July 29-30, 2015 • CLE credits pending

New Conference Co-sponsored with Dept. of Commerce and Dept. of Homeland Security. The latest updates on export control reform and discuss recent legal updates and best practices with compliance and enforcement experts.