Clinic Teachers: Where Are They Now?
The Clinical Law Program has been privileged to partner with
numerous talented attorneys and teachers, including:
Ann Benson (Immigration Law Clinic, 1995-1999) is the
Directing Attorney for the Washington Defender Association's Immigration
Project in Seattle, WA. She is recognized as a leading national expert on the
immigration consequences of criminal convictions. She received the Daniel Levy
Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Immigration Law from the American
Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in 2005 and the King County Washington
Women Lawyers Friend of the Judiciary Award in 2009.
William (Bill) Covington (Technology and Public
Policy Clinic, 2003-2007) is faculty manager of the US School of Law Externship Program and
continues to teach the Law and Public Policy course.
Pam Crone (Unemployment Compensation Clinic,
1999-2000, and Legislative Clinic, 2006-2008) maintains a full-time lobbying
practice on behalf of a variety of non-profit clients including Legal Voice.
Lynn Cox (Mediation Clinic, 1994-1995) is Associate
Dean of Student Services at Linn-Benton Community College. . Since leaving the
UW Clinics, Lynne has worked in a variety of positions, including as Clinical
Mediation Director and Director of Legal Education in ADR (LEADR) for UO Law
School, teaching mediation for Willamette University College of Law, and
directing two non-profits.
Lisa Daugaard (Automobile Impoundment Clinic,
20001-2004) became Deputy Director of The Defender Association in 2007.
Lourdes Fuentes (Immigration Law Clinic, 2006-2007)
has her own immigration law practice in Seattle.
Leo Hamaji (Criminal Law Clinic, 2001), is Felony
Division Supervisor, The Defender Association. He served on the Seattle City
Council Police Accountability Panel in 2008.
Kate Laner (Immigration Law Clinic (2000-2002) is an
attorney with the Northwest Justice Project.
Amy Kratz (Immigration Law Clinic, 2001-2004)
practices immigration law in Seattle in a private practice in which she
continues to focus on citizenship, asylum and deportation defense.
Bob McCarthy (Indian Law Clinic, 1998-2002) was
recognized by the Oklahoma Bar Association with its 2008
Courageous Lawyer Award. He is general counsel to the United States Section
of the International Boundary and Water Commission in El Paso, Texas.
Michele Storms (Family and Unemployment Law Clinic,
1993-1996; Child Advocacy Clinic, 1996-2001) has been Executive Director of the
Gates Public Service
Program at the University of Washington School Law since 2006. From 2001 to
2004 she was a state-wide advocacy coordinator at Columbia Legal Services and
she held the same position from 2004-2006 at the Northwest Justice Project.
Stansell (Immigration Law Clinic, 1993-1995) is in private practice in
Seattle after a stint as Assistant Federal Public Defender.
Maria DeLourdes Victoria (Child Advocacy Clinic,
1999-2002) has her own bilingual mediation/collaborative practice,
Victoria, LLP. In addition to her law practice, Maria
is an accomplished writer in both English and Spanish, and has been published in
Mexico, Spain, the USA and Argentina. She is the author of the award-winning
novel, Les Dejo el Mar (Ediciones B, 2005) and is co-owner of House of Writers/
Casa de Escritores Casa Escritores/House of Writers
Mary Wolney (Auto Impoundment Clinic, 2001-2004) is
in private practice specializing in criminal defense, elder law and wills.
George Yeannakis (Special Education Advocacy Clinic, Spring
Quarter 2005) is Models for Change Special Counsel with the non-profit Team