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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.

Programs for Fall 2015

Beyond Boilerplate

October 30, 2015 | 3.0 General CLE Credits, pending

Major corporations and businesses of all sizes are embracing a new type of contracting model: "dynamic collaboration". Moving beyond static "boilerplate" approaches to creating legal agreements based on "dynamic collaboration" lays a foundation for long-term relationships and creates win-win outcomes that are critical to value-based business relationships. "Beyond Boilerplate" will introduce you to the concepts, processes and procedures for more successful contracting, taught by two leading authorities in the field of collaborative business relationships.

Legal Assistance Training for Lawyers Assisting Military Personnel

November 05-06, 2015 | 14.0 General and 1.0 Ethics CLE credits (15.0 credits total), pending

On November 5th and 6th, Seattle University of Law is proud to co-sponsor The WSBA Legal Assistance to Military Personnel CLE program. Addressing the many technical, procedural and ethical issues in providing legal assistance to serving military and veterans this annual program is the best program for learning how to support our people of the military in Washington State.

3rd Annual NW Marijuana Law Conference: Strategies for a Local and National Industry

November 13, 2015 | 6.0 General CLE Credits, pending

Washington State is leading the country in addressing all manner of issues regarding marijuana. For the third year, this classic Seattle University School of Law program features the most knowledgeable and up-to-date practitioners on the emerging practice and ramifications of Washington’s Marijuana industry.

New Rules and Good Tools: Building Your Civil Procedure Toolbox

November 20, 2015 | 3.0 General CLE Credits, pending

Civil procedure experts Brooke Coleman and Bryan Adam team together to provide the latest civil procedure updates for both state and federal rules, including those coming into effect in December 2015. Using an informative and engaging style these very popular professors will also talk about important tools and tips that every plaintiff and defendant civil attorney should have in their toolbox.

4th Annual Nursing and the Law Update: Issues for an Aging Workforce and Aging Patients

December 04, 2015 | 3.75 General CLE Credits pending; 3.75 WSNA Credits pending

The 2015 program will focus on elder law, issues of discipline and ethics in the nursing profession, and updates in Medicare law related to hospital readmissions. Classroom activities will introduce you to practical tools for keeping patients out of the hospital, and walk you through exercises to uncover legal issues in nursing practice.

Creating Effective and Realistic Privacy Policies

December 9, 2015 | 2.75 General CLE Credits, pending

Whether you are writing a single privacy policy or evaluating your client’s exiting policy(ies), this training will help provide you with timely tools. Numerous data breaches have raised the public awareness of the vulnerability of personal data and the importance of understanding and limiting certain types of information. A privacy policy will not fix a data breach but, developed as part of an overall information and security plan, it can help prepare the entities you represent to understand the implications of the data being managed and limit some types of exposure.

Ethics with John and Dave 2015

December 18, 2015 | 3.0 Ethics CLE Credits, pending

John Strait and David Boerner, two of the most respected and engaging presenters on ethics in Washington, again provide a thought-provoking and practical discussion on ethics, your practice and practical advice in assuring you are following the ethics rules.