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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.

Announcing the 2015 Summer Practice Academy

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

Civility Skills: The Art of Addressing Bias CLE

August 7, 2015 • 6.75 CLE ethics credits

In this day-long interactive continuing legal education seminar, participants will discuss the degree to which our attitudes and values are shaped by our background and experiences, explore ways to examine our own biases and assumptions as well as those of others, and develop and practice skills to address these issues in a civil manner that promotes justice.

Basic Mediation Training

August 17-21, 2015 • 37.5 General CLE Credits pending

Co-sponsored with the Dispute Resolution Center of King County.

Learn the facilitative mediation model that will give you the foundation needed to handle conflicts between neighbors, employers-employees, merchants-consumers, landlords-tenants, plus a variety of interpersonal conflicts. Acquire the skills needed to become a professional facilitative mediator; develop expertise in the interest-based approach; participate in focused role playing from comprehensive case studies. This course meets the basic mediation training requirement for certification through the Washington Mediation Association.

Programs for Fall 2015

7th Annual Domestic Violence Symposium: On Violence, Trauma, and Culture

September 10-11, 2015 • 12 CLE/NASW credits pending

Registration will open in July

A collaborative symposium promoting critical and innovative thinking for prosecution, law enforcement, civil and family law attorneys, advocates, judges, law students, social workers, corrections, mental health/healthcare professionals and others responding to gender-based/domestic violence. The 2015 Program will include Keynote Presentations with Connie Burk and Olga Trujillo, as well as Plenary Sessions with Russell Strand, Leslye Orloff and Dr. Linda Chamberlain. Look for venue changes and simulcast plenary sessions as we are growing the symposium and adding more participants.

Fall 2015 Civility Promise CLE Seminar in Italy

October 3-11, 2015 • 30 CLE/CJE Credits, including 8 Ethics Credits

Set in Sovana, Tuscany, a medieval village surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, our eight-day program integrates lectures, discussions, and interactive exercises. Participants earn 30 CLE/CJE credits and still have plenty of time to explore the spectacular surrounding towns of Pitigliano and Sorano, as well as Etruscan tombs, the famous Tuscan landscape, and more. Led by Paula Lustbader, J.D., Seattle University Professor of Law and President of Robert's Fund. The seminar features, Craig Sims, J.D., Criminal Division Chief for Seattle City Attorney, and recipient of the Washington State Bar Association's 2011 Professionalism Award, and Timothy Jaasko-Fisher, J.D., M.A., Director of Programming and Curriculum, Robert's Fund.