Woman of the Year
The Women's Law Caucus presented its Woman of the Year Award to United States Sen. Patty Murray for her tireless work for families, women and the state of Washington. WLC Co-Presidents Hannah McDonald (left) and Stacie Naczelnik presented the award at a special luncheon at the Rainier Club attended by WLC members, alumni and distinguished members of the legal community and judiciary. (Photo by Matt Hagen.)
Leadership for Justice Fellow named
Elizabeth Hendren '12 was awarded the 2012 Leadership for Justice Fellowship to help mothers being released from prison rebuild their families through legal advocacy. Hendren will work with the Northwest Justice Project in Seattle.
Avila receives Latino Amicus Award
Colleagues, alumni and students turned out to support Joaquin Avila, director of the law school's National Voting Rights Advocacy Initiative, when he was honored with the law school's Latino Amicus Award for his lifelong work to ensure fairness in voting.
Legal Writing No. 1, law school rises
Seattle University School of Law continues to rise in the overall U.S. News and World Report rankings, and the Legal Writing Program was ranked No.1 in the country. The Part-Time program and clinical program also were ranked among the best in the country.
CLE focuses on sustainability
Washington Lawyers for Sustainability and Seattle University School of Law will present Sustainability and the Law: Making Sustainability Legal, Economically Viable, and Socially Just April 20 at the law school.
Lawyers help fight foreclosure
The law school's Pre-Foreclosure Mediation Project has two upcoming events in Tacoma aimed at helping distressed homeowners keep their homes.