Law student receives KCBA Mary Ellen Krug Award

(May 16, 2012) Isabel Cole, a 4L evening student, received the King County Bar Association (KCBA) Mary Ellen Krug Award for excellence in labor and employment law.

Professor Branscomb and Isabel ColeThe Krug Scholarship is a cash grant of $4,000 to $8,000, awarded annually to a Seattle University School of Law student who has both a strong interest in and ability or promise in labor and employment law. The award was established in 2009 by the KCBA, Labor and Employment Law Section  in memory of Mary Ellen Krug, a distinguished labor law practitioner and past chair of the Labor Law Section of the American Bar Association.  

Seattle University School of Law Professors Melinda Branscomb, Charlotte Garden, and Natasha Martin, who specialize in labor law, presented the award at the Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference.

From left to right: Professor Garden, Professor Branscomb, Isabel Cole, and Professor Martin

From left to right: Professor Garden, Professor Branscomb, Isabel Cole, and Professor Martin.

Cole works full-time as an air traffic controller while attending law school. She also participates in numerous law school activities. She is president of the Labor and Employment Law Association, a member of the Dispute Resolution Board , co-founder of the Evening Student Council, and the Evening Student Representative of the Student Bar Association. She will graduate in December 2012.

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