Weekly Announcements

Student Events for the Week of September 30, 2013       

Tuesday, October 1

Seattle University School of Law's Celebration of Red Mass

Honoring the contributions of our alumni, the bench, bar, and our legal community, who foster a more just and humane world.   Tuesday, October 1 5:30 p.m. The Chapel of St. Ignatius • Seattle University   A reception will follow the Mass with a keynote address by Dean Annette Clark.  We welcome your RSVP.   

Wednesday, October 2

Dean Clark's Open Office Hours

Dean Annette Clark will hold open office hours for students this Wednesday, October 2, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. and 5:20 - 6:00 p.m.  All students are welcome to stop by, say hello, and check in with the Dean.  Individual students or small student groups are encouraged to visit.  Drop-ins will be limited to ten minutes.  Dean Clark looks forward to seeing you this Wednesday!      Wednesday, October 2 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. & 5:20 - 6:00 p.m. Dean Clark's Office, Room 210  

APILSA Hosts Mayor of Bellevue

Please join APILSA in hosting the Mayor of Bellevue, Conrad Lee, for a discussion about diversity, leadership, and the mayoral profession!  Mayor Lee will also hold a Q&A following his discussion.  Food will be provided.  We look forward to seeing you there!   Wednesday, October 2 12:00 p.m. Room C5  

TLSA General Meeting

The Tax Law Student Association (TLSA) is having its first general meeting on Wednesday, October 2 at 12:00 p.m. in Room 110, and at 5:00 p.m. in Room C1.  We will plan upcoming events, including networking events and an LLM panel.  We will also discuss exec board positions, job opportunities, writing opportunities, and the ABA tax competition.  Pizza will be provided.  Email Liz at kanyere@seattleu.edu if you want certain pizza toppings!   Wednesday, October 2 12:00 p.m. Room 110 & 5:00 p.m. Room C1  

ATJI Wednesday Workshop: Client Interviewing 101

Are you wondering what talking with clients is really like?  Interested in practicing your interviewing skills?  In this interactive session with Professor Erica Wolf, you will learn how to competently interview clients in need.  You will also have an opportunity to view and practice mock interviews.  This session will be particularly helpful for law students planning to volunteer at external legal clinics.  No RSVP necessary.  Snacks provided.    Wednesday, October 2 4:00 - 5:50 p.m. Room C5   

Thursday, October 3

CPD Find a Job Series: Beyond Traditional

A law degree is useful in a number of fields related to the practice of law and can open doors beyond the traditional lawyer route.  Three attorneys who took very different paths, and are thriving in their careers, will share just how they did it.  Speaker and RSVP information is on Symplicity.    Thursday, October 3 12:00 p.m. Room C5  

Future Prosecutors for Social Justice (FPSJ) General Meeting

Are you interested in a criminal law career?  Do you feel passionate about social justice?  Come join the Future Prosecutors for Social Justice on Thursday, October 3 at noon to learn more about our organization, including how you can further social justice as a prosecutor.  Pizza will be provided!    Thursday, October 3 12:00 p.m. Room 109  

Pre-Foreclosure Legal Clinic Training: Part 3

Want to get involved with helping homeowners avoid foreclosure, but don't have a lot of time?  The Foreclosure Mediation and Outreach Project (FMOP) needs volunteers.  Volunteers will help run the front desk, conduct intake, perform legal research, and/or make 'know your rights' presentations at our monthly legal clinics in Seattle and Tacoma.  Part 3 of 3: Tenants facing Eviction Due to Foreclosure - State and Federal Protections.    Thursday, October 3 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. & 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Room 309   

Upcoming Events  

James E. Bond ABA Moot Court Competition Final Round

Please come watch the final round of the first signature competition of the academic year.  LWII students who qualified in Spring 2013 will be competing.    Wednesday, October 9 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.  Courtroom; Reception to follow - 2nd Floor Gallery  

Madrid Summer Study-Abroad Program Information Sessions

Join Professor Deirdre Bowen and participants from this past summer's Madrid program for a presentation that will highlight this popular study-abroad program.  This two-week program will run from the 14th to the 25th of July 2014.  For more information, please visit the website at www.law.seattleu.edu/Madrid, or contact Junsen Ohno at ohnoj@seattleu.edu.  Lunch and snacks provided.    Thursday, October 10 12:00 p.m. Room 109 & 5:00 p.m. Room C1  

CPD Find a Job Series: Litigation or Transaction

Most lawyers in private practice focus on either transactional work or litigation, but what does that mean?  What does litigation look like?  What does a transactional attorney really do?  And what's the difference?  How can I determine what may be a good fit for my skills, values, and personality?  What can I do in law school to set myself up for a career in litigation or transactional?  Speaker and RSVP information can be found on Symplicity.   Thursday, October 10 12:00 p.m. Room C5  

Annual U.S. Supreme Court Watch 2013 CLE

You will be on the edge of your seat during this fast-paced program as we highlight the hottest cases currently docketed for U.S. Supreme Court review.  SU Law faculty experts will walk through the coming term, giving you their analysis and predictions for the big ticket cases as well as identifying lower profile cases that are poised to become important sleepers.  In addition to discussing specific cases, the speakers will provide context, exploring Supreme Court trends and the personalities of the various Justices.  Space is limited.  Registration is available by clicking here.   Friday, October 11 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Room C5   

Microsoft Disability and Diversity Panel

Seattle University School of Law welcomes five lawyers from Microsoft, including an SU Law alum, for an exciting panel presentation!  This will be a wonderful networking opportunity for students.  The lawyers will discuss their disabilities, the diversity efforts of the company, and job opportunities.  All students are welcome to attend.  Come learn more about a potential mentorship program between Microsoft and the Law School.  Snacks will be provided.      Tuesday, October 15 5:00 p.m. Room C5 

CPD: Health Law Speed Networking Event

Local attorneys will be in attendance to meet students and share their experiences in health law.  This is a fantastic way to make contacts in the legal community.  Space is limited!  Please RSVP in Symplicity.   Thursday, October 17 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 2nd Floor Gallery

First floor café seating