LawYours: Diversifying the Legal Profession

LawYours is a free event dedicated to helping Puget Sound-area high school students explore the field of law. The legal profession suffers from longstanding underrepresentation that includes and extends far beyond racial diversity. To help address these gaps, we invite high school students to learn about opportunities in the law. We are particularly interested in hosting those of you who have a background or experience that enables you to bring unique perspectives to the study of law and the legal profession, or that enables you to serve diverse populations.

This year’s LawYours event took place on August 9, 2023. Check back this spring for the summer 2024 date.

Questions/comments, please email Tony Vo.

Quotes from last year's LawYours event

"The panelists all had a lot of very insightful content to share and I really enjoyed hearing about their experiences and knowledge."

"I loved the workshops in particular because they gave me a breakdown of the law that I haven't had anywhere else before. I also appreciated how diverse the speakers were because they provided a variety of perspectives. The other attendees were also very friendly, and I had a great time chatting with them between sessions."

"I enjoyed the new community of amazing people I met!"

Tentative Schedule, Wednesday, August 9

Time Activity/Workshop

8:30-9:00 a.m.

Check-in and Light Breakfast Provided

Icebreaker Activity

9:00-9:15 a.m.

Welcome Activity & Introductions

9:15-10:45 a.m.

Workshop #1: Critical Race Theory

10:45-11:00 a.m.


11:00-11:30 a.m.

Land Acknowledgement & Keynote Speaker: Derek Red Arrow Frank '18, attorney at Stokes Lawrence P.S.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Alumni & Current Student Panel

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Lunch Provided & Affinity Breakout Sessions

1:30-2:25 p.m.

Campus and Building Tour

2:25-2:30 p.m.

Get Involved: Federal Court Contest

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Workshop #2: Restorative Justice in Youth Court

3:30-3:45 p.m.


3:45-5:00 p.m.

Different Pathways of Law

5:00-5:40 p.m.

Closing Discussion: Your Path to Law School

5:40-5:45 p.m.

Involvement Opportunity: Skagit Legal Aid

5:45-6:30 p.m.

  • Networking
  • Student Organization Fair
  • Pizza Provided

6:00-6:30 p.m.

Parent Pick-up

LawYours event flyer


Tony Vo
Assistant Director,
Admission and Student Life

Sullivan Hall 209I