Dean Mark Niles and Seattle University President Stephen V. Sundborg S.J., congratulate the Honorable Donald Horowitz, who received the Washington State Bar Association's highest honor, the Award of Merit. He and his wife, Lynda, who established the Donald and Lynda Horowitz Chair for the Pursuit of Justice, recently made a significant gift to the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality. He also serves on the University's Board of Trustees.
Four exceptional graduates of the law school will be honored with awards from the law school. You are invited to honor M. Lorena Gonzalez '05 (pictured left), Lyn Johnson '95, Mark McLaughlin '94 and Anthony Ravani '07 at an April 15 luncheon at the law school. The School of Law also recently presented the Latina/o Alumni Awards and the Black Law Student Association Awards. University alumni awards were presented to Anita Crawford-Willis '86 and Bill Marler '87.
A gifted teacher
Professor John Mitchell was installed as the William C. Oltman Professor Teaching Excellence April 5. A beloved teacher and respected scholar, Professor Mitchell gave a lecture,
"Teaching and the Three Gifts," in which he discussed what the gifts he has received during his 30 years as a law professor: the gift of community, the gift of fun and the gift of hope.
Woman of the Year
U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan was named Woman of the Year by the law school and the Women's Law Caucus. Accepting the award, she encouraged the audience to 'be intentional' in finding ways to make a difference in their communities.
Law Review publishes spring issue
The spring 2011 issue of Seattle University Law Review features a colloquy on the work-family debate by 10 distinguished scholars that results in surprising, sometimes provocative new ideas for cultural, legal, and policy reform at the nexus of work and family.