We're looking for great students!
If you know a great student like Elyne Vaught, left, or Alisha Trotter, let us know! We know our alumni and friends are great resources for the law school and recognize the kind of students we value – those who are dedicated to being leaders for justice, no matter what career path they choose. The law school provides a waiver of the $60 application fee for applicants referred by an alumnus. Simply e-mail your recommendation to Carol Cochran, assistant dean for admission, with your name, year of graduation and the applicant's name and e-mail. Our admission deadline is March 1. Read more about Elyne, Alisha and other students.
Latina/o Community Awards
The law school will honor Latina/o alumni and friends of the law school who exemplify the law school's goals of working for a just and humane world and diversifying the legal community at a reception March 14. This year’s celebration recognizes the contribution of M. Lorena González '05, Sarah Leyrer '06 and King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu.
To emphasize the importance of civility in the legal profession, King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu will install a portion of a mural created by participants in the Civility CLE in Tuscany. A reception is set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in her courtroom. The mural symbolizes the value of civility in the service of justice in the legal profession. The Civility Promise is a partnership between the law school and Robert’s Fund.
Law School Night at KeyArena
Join alumni, students and faculty for the Feb. 16 Redhawks basketball game when Seattle University takes on UT Arlington. Alumni can buy tickets at a discounted rate and join a pre-game rally at 5:30 p.m. in the Club Live Lounge at KeyArena. Tip-off is at 7:10. To purchase tickets at a special alumni rate, go here.
Celebration of Diversity
Join our law school community for a reception to celebrate diversity and talk with Aurora Martin, Executive Director of Columbia Legal Services, about how diversity and equal justice intersect. This event caps our annual Diversity Week, a student-organized series of workshops focused on advancing diversity.
Starting Your Own Nonprofit
What does it mean to be an "official" nonprofit and how are they governed? How do you determine whether and how that great socially-conscious idea you have can and should become a real, operational organization? Explore these questions and more March 1 in the latest installment of the Access to Justice Institute’s Leadership for Social Good Series. RSVPs requested.
40th Anniversary Celebration April 11
Save the date for the April 11 celebration to mark the law school's 40th anniversary, which will honor the amazing alumni who have graduated in the past four decades. If you have a nomination for someone you think should be recognized with an alumni award, email us. Read more about our awards.