Helen A. Anderson

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Director, Legal Writing Program
Professor of Law

Phone: (206) 543-0346

Curriculum Vitae
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The Police Narrative in Appellate Opinions, Legal Writing Institute, Fifth Biennial Conference on Applied Legal Storytelling, Jul. 22, 2015 (Seattle, WA)

Using Competition to Inspire Student Learning, Stanford Law School, Fourth Annual Western Regional Legal Writing Conference Program, Sep. 20, 2014 (Palo Alto, CA)

Frenemies of the Court: The Many Faces of Amicus Curiae, University of Washington School of Law, Faculty Colloquia Series, Feb. 13, 2014 (Seattle, WA)

But Did It Make Any Difference? Addressing Harmless Error, Washington State Office of Public Defense, CLE, Nov. 30, 2012 (Seattle, WA)

How to Avoid ‘Hitting the Wall’ with Service, Second Annual Western Regional Legal Writing Conference, Aug. 11, 2012 (Eugene, OR)

Tips for Successful Appeals, Northwest Justice Project, Dec. 15, 2011 (Seattle, WA)

Constructing a Scholarly Persona, Association of Legal Writing Directors, Biennial Conference, Jun. 25, 2011 (Sacramento, CA)

Panelist, Impediments to Review on the Merits, Washington State Bar Association, Washington Appeals: New Rules and Expert Guidance Through the State Appellate Process, Dec. 1, 2010 (Seattle, WA)

Revising Harmless Error: Making Innocence Relevant to Direct Appeals, Texas Wesleyan School of Law, Innocence and the Road to Exoneration, Oct. 8, 2010 (Fort Worth, TX)

From Generation X to Generation Z: Has Anything Changed?, Northwest Regional Legal Writing Conference, Aug. 29, 2009 (Portland, OR)

Stories about Storytelling: One Hundred Years of Brief Writing Advice, Applied Legal Storytelling Conference, Jul. 24, 2009 (Portland, OR)

Essentials of Legal Research and Writing, Washington State Bar Association, Persuasive Writing Workshop and Legal Research Boot Camp, Jun. 26, 2008 (Seattle, WA)

Statutory Interpretation, King County Prosecutor’s Office, Civil Division, May 24, 2008 (Seattle, WA)

Law Review Roundup: Criminal Law, State Appellate Judges Conference, Apr. 9, 2008 (Seattle, WA)

Appellate Procedure, University of Washington School of Law, Foundations for Legal Study, Sep. 2007 (Seattle, WA)

Incorporating Real Legal Work into the Teaching of Legal Writing, with Tom Cobb and Theodore Myhre, Northwest Regional Legal Writing Conference, Aug. 10, 2007 (Spokane, WA)

How Bad Does It Have to Be? Ethical Accountability of Prosecutors and Criminal Defense Attorneys, University of Washington School of Law, Annual Professional Responsibility Institute, Dec. 10, 2005 (Seattle, WA)

Brief Writing Workshop, Washington State Bar Association, Office of Disciplinary Counsel, Jun. 14, 2005 (Seattle, WA)

Criminal Law Update, University of Washington School of Law, Annual Professional Responsibility Institute, Dec. 11, 2004

Decision Writing Workshop, American Judicature Society, 19th National College on Judicial Conduct and Ethics, Oct. 23, 2004 (Chicago, IL)

Decision Writing, Washington Commission on Judicial Conduct, Education Session, Dec. 6, 2002 (Olympia, WA)

Writing in Law School v. Writing in Court, Seattle University Law School, Appellate Advocacy Class, Oct. 2002

Anatomy of a Persuasive Paragraph, Washington State Bar Association, Appellate Practice: Persuasive Briefwriting and Beyond, Sep. 2002 (Seattle and Tacoma, WA)

Better Briefwriting, Washington State Bar Association, Tools for Appealing Lawyers, Jan. 1998

Pitfalls of Appeal, Washington State Bar Association, Apr. 1994 (Seattle, WA)

Misdemeanor Appeals, Apr. 1992

Making a Record for Appeal, Sep. 1989

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