Betsy Hollingsworth

Emeritus Clinical Professor



Professor Hollingsworth was chief of the Consumer Protection Section of the Washington Attorney General’s Office. She has also worked in private practice and as a deputy prosecuting attorney in the Criminal, Juvenile and Fraud Divisions of the King County (Seattle) Prosecutor’s Office. She joined the faculty in 1986.

Book Chapters

Consumer Protection, in Washington Practice, Methods of Practice (West Publishing 1989) (with Tina Kondo).


The Guardian Ad Litem in Custody Proceedings: The Judicial System Stretched Beyond Recognition, 6 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 255 (1998) (with Raven Lidman).

Rethinking the Roles of Guardians Ad Litem in Dissolutions: Have We Been Seeking Magicians? Washington State Bar News, Dec. 1997, at 22 (with Raven Lidman).

And Then Suddenly Seattle University Was on Its Way to a Parallel, Integrative Curriculum, 2 Clinical L. Rev. 1 (1995) (with John B. Mitchell, Patricia Hall Clark & Raven Lidman).


Seattle University School of Law
Location: SLLH-201L
Phone: (206) 398-4079


  • B.A., cum laude, Occidental College, 1970
  • J.D., University of Washington, 1975
  • Admitted to practice in Washington state


  • Civil Practice Clinic

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