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Friday, January 2

  • 2015 Association of American Law Schools Reception

    Please join President-Elect of the AALS Kellye Y. Testy, members of the faculty and special guests attending the Association of American Law Schools 2015 Annual Meeting for a Wine Tasting Reception featuring varietals from Washington state 

    FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 2015 

    5:30 TO 7:00 P.M.

    WASHINGTON MARRIOTT WARDMAN PARK HOTEL

    TYLER ROOM ON THE MEZZANINE

    2660 WOODLEY RD NW, WASHINGTON, DC

     

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Please RSVP here by December 31

Wednesday, January 7

Friday, January 9

  • OPR Info Session & Interviews

    Office of Program Research will be here to talk about their opportunities and to conduct interviews. More details TBD.

    119, William H. Gates Hall 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Professional Mediation Skills Training Program

    This basic skills training course will locate mediation among the array of dispute resolution processes, and examine the differences between facilitative and evaluative mediation. Participants will learn a step-by-step process to assist parties in conflict to find mutually agreeable solutions. 36 CLE Credits (includes 2 Ethics Credits) are approved.

    William H. Gates Hall 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Register Here.

  • Recent Developments in Arctic Law and Policy and Offshore Oil and Gas Activity in the Alaska OCS

    Every Second Friday, September 2014 through June 2015, UW Law will host a CLE pairing a UW law professor with an Alaska practitioner on a topic relevant to the Alaska Bar. Please join Adam Murray, UW Law Arctic Fellow, Peter Van Tuyn, Bessenyey and Van Tuyn, Anchorage and Amy Chasanov, Crowell and Moring, Washington, D.C. for this lively discussion. 1.50 General CLE Credits are approved for Washington State and applied for in Alaska.

    Davis Wright Tremaine Law Firm, Suite 1100, 188 West Northern Lights Blvd.,Anchorage, Alaska 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Register here.

Saturday, January 10

  • Professional Mediation Skills Training Program

    This basic skills training course will locate mediation among the array of dispute resolution processes, and examine the differences between facilitative and evaluative mediation. Participants will learn a step-by-step process to assist parties in conflict to find mutually agreeable solutions. 36 CLE Credits (includes 2 Ethics Credits) are approved.

    William H. Gates Hall 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    Register Here.

Sunday, January 11

  • Professional Mediation Skills Training Program

    This basic skills training course will locate mediation among the array of dispute resolution processes, and examine the differences between facilitative and evaluative mediation. Participants will learn a step-by-step process to assist parties in conflict to find mutually agreeable solutions. 36 CLE Credits (includes 2 Ethics Credits) are approved.

    William H. Gates Hall 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    Register Here.

Tuesday, January 13

  • Social Justice Tuesday

    Social Justice Tuesday Consumer Education and Training Services Hosted by: Center for Public Service Law What is this CENTS? • CENTS is affiliated with the King County Bar Association • Their mission is to provide education, training and counseling to empower clients to take control of his or her financial situation by making fully informed decisions. • It was founded by leading members of the Washington Bankruptcy Bar and the Honorable Karen A. Overstreet, Chief Judge, of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington • Through its education programs, CENTS helps consumers achieve financial literacy • There are some great volunteer opportunities If you would like lunch please RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@uw.edu RSVP by 12:00 pm Monday, January 12, 2015.

    127, William H. Gates Hall 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Pregnancy, maternity/paternity policies and community health - Room 133

    Reducing physical and emotional stress during pregnancy, the benefits of breastfeeding, and the importance of parental care during the first year of life are well established. This session will describe the heterogeneity in different countries’ approaches to pregnancy accommodation laws, maternity/paternity leave, and support for breast feeding; and subsequent effects on population health.

    William H. Gates Hall 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, January 14

  • Career Building Wednesdays:Criminal Justice Connections Breakfast

    Criminal Justice Connections Breakfast Wednesday, January 14, 2015 7:30-8:30 am Room 115 •Interested in Criminal Law ? •Not sure if you want to be a Prosecutor or Defender ? •Want to learn about pathways to careers in criminal justice ? Than look no further this is the workshop for you! Join us for an informal panel discussion and light breakfast. •Suzanne Pickering, Attorney, Felony Unit Northwest Defenders Division King County Department of Public Defense •D’Adre Cunningham, Dependency Supervisor The Defender Association Division King County Dept. of Public Defense •Neil Fox, Criminal Defense Attorney Law Offices of Neil Fox, PLLC •Steve Masada Assistant United States Attorney US Dept. of Justice •Tricia Boerger Assistant Attorney General Washington State Attorney General’s Office Please RSVP via Symplicity by Tuesday, January 13

    115 A-B-C, William H. Gates Hall 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

  • Microsoft Career Panel-Career Building Wednesday

    Join Microsoft Attorneys for lunch and learn about their career path and experience at Microsoft! Learn about establishing mentorships & building networks for your future. Sponsored by Microsoft, Tech Law Society, Minority Law Students Association and Center for Professional & Leadership Development.

    127, William H. Gates Hall 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Race, Immigration & Citizenship: Professor Robert Chang Interviews Author Eric Liu

    We bring together Eric Liu and Robert Chang, both law professors with a passion for law and equality, diversity, and citizenship. Robert Chang, Director of the Korematsu Center, will interview Eric Liu on his recent book: “A Chinaman’s Chance: One Family’s Journey and the Chinese American Dream,” touching on the Chinese immigrant experience, and recent issues in race-based police incidents and immigration policy.

    William H. Gates Hall 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday, January 16

  • Meet and greet: Janai Nelson Associate Director-Counsel NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

    Friday, January 16, 2015 10:00-11:00 am Room 115 Janai Nelson is the Associate Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. She is also a former director of LDF’s Political Participation Group and a former NAACP LDF/Fried Frank Fellow. Prior to rejoining LDF’s staff, Ms. Nelson was the Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship and Associate Director of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development at St. John’s University School of Law where she also served as a full professor of law. Ms. Nelson is recipient of the 2013 Derrick A. Bell Award from the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on Minority Groups and was recently named one of Lawyers of Color’s 50 under 50 minority professors making an impact on legal education. Her scholarship centers on domestic and comparative election law, race, and democratic theory. Janai Nelson is the keynote speaker for the King County Bar Association annual Martin Luther King Luncheon and she will be visiting UW Law as a part of this engagement. Please join us for some light refreshments and the chance to meet and hear comments by Janai Nelson.

    William H. Gates Hall 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Gates Foundation Internship Info Session

    Join us to learn application tips on how to make yourself competitive for the Gates Foundation Internship. RSVP in Symplicity.

    117, William H. Gates Hall 12:20 PM - 1:30 PM

Saturday, January 17

  • Professional Mediation Skills Training Program

    This basic skills training course will locate mediation among the array of dispute resolution processes, and examine the differences between facilitative and evaluative mediation. Participants will learn a step-by-step process to assist parties in conflict to find mutually agreeable solutions. 36 CLE Credits (includes 2 Ethics Credits) are approved.

    William H. Gates Hall 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

    Register Here.

Sunday, January 18

  • Professional Mediation Skills Training Program

    This basic skills training course will locate mediation among the array of dispute resolution processes, and examine the differences between facilitative and evaluative mediation. Participants will learn a step-by-step process to assist parties in conflict to find mutually agreeable solutions. 36 CLE Credits (includes 2 Ethics Credits) are approved.

    William H. Gates Hall 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

    Register Here.

Tuesday, January 20

  • Social Justice Tuesday-Working for Workers: A Career in Labor and Employment Law

    Social Justice Tuesday Social Justice Tuesday January 20, 2015 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. – Room 127 Working for Workers: A Career in Labor and Employment Law Hosted by: Students for Labor and Employment Justice The panel will offer insight into the various areas of Employment Law practice. Representing private plaintiff practice, federal agency, state agency and union practice, our diverse panel will discuss the many ways for attorneys to advocate on behalf of workers. Panelists: •Marc Cote – Partner at Terrell Marshall Daudt & Willie, PLLC •Abigail Daquiz – Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Labor •Katy Dixon - Assist. Attorney General at the Washington Attorney General’s Office •Dmitri Iglitzen – Partner at Schwerin Campbell Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt, LLP If you would like lunch please RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@uw.edu RSVP by 12:00 pm Monday, January 19, 2015.

    127, William H. Gates Hall 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Examining the Reproductive Health Life Course: The Case of Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting - Room 133

    The reproductive health life course encompasses critical social and health indicators and outcomes along the preconception-parenting continuum. The case of adolescent pregnancy and parenting offers a unique opportunity to intervene with and advocate for key secondary prevention efforts to ensure the best outcomes for mother and baby who are both at critical developmental stages.

    William H. Gates Hall 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, January 21

  • Career Building Wednesdays: Interviewing Tips

    In this workshop, we will be focusing on how to answer specific questions. You will craft your answers and have the opportunity to practice answering questions that typically stump students.

    127, William H. Gates Hall 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Law and Leadership: The New Generation of Women General Counsel

    Reception at 5:00p.m.; panel follows. Please join us for a law and leadership panel focusing on opportunities for women as General Counsel. This will be a very informative and interesting evening and a great networking opportunity. Panel members: Deirdre Runnette, was formerly a senior attorney at T-Mobile, and left to become general counsel at fast-growing Zulily. Zulily has been on a fast growth path and now employs more than 300 in Seattle alone. Denali Kempel became the General Counsel of a $2.5 billion company, Arctic Slope, Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska. Lorena Gonzalez was recently appointed to be Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s General Counsel. She was formerly a partner with a Seattle plaintiff-side civil litigation law firm, Schroeter Goldmark & Bender. Ms. Gonzalez is one of very few women under the age of 40 in a GC position. Please RSVP in Symplicity.

    Law Offices of Stoel Rives, 600 University Street, Suite 3600, Seattle, WA 98101 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Film Screening of Vessel and Panel Discussion

    Hosted by LSRJ, this film screening is of the documentary "Vessel," which tells the story of Rebecca Gomperts and Women on Waves in their quest to provide abortions in restrictive countries. Following the screening will be a panel discussion featuring local and global leaders in the reproductive justice movement.

    William H. Gates Hall 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Thursday, January 22

  • World Standards Cooperation Roundtable on ‘The Role of Standardization in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    The World Standards Cooperation (WSC) is holding a high level roundtable discussion at the University of Washington, WA, USA on 22-23 January 2015. The event will bring together academics from world leading management schools, executives of the foremost standards institutes as well as industry, entrepreneurs, and government leaders interested in standardization strategy, practice, policy, innovation, and education. CASRIP is co-hosting. Space is limited, so please register before 15th January 2015.

    UW Tower 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Registration Website

Friday, January 23

  • World Standards Cooperation Roundtable on ‘The Role of Standardization in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    The World Standards Cooperation (WSC) is holding a high level roundtable discussion at the University of Washington, WA, USA on 22-23 January 2015. The event will bring together academics from world leading management schools, executives of the foremost standards institutes as well as industry, entrepreneurs, and government leaders interested in standardization strategy, practice, policy, innovation, and education. CASRIP is co-hosting. Space is limited, so please register before 15th January 2015.

    UW Tower 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Registration Website

Monday, January 26

Tuesday, January 27

  • Social Justice Tuesday-Working with Homeless Youth in Seattle

    Working with Homeless Youth in Seattle Presented by: Street Youth Legal Advocates of Washington The panel will discuss the challenges of working with homeless youth in the Seattle area. Their experiences include running programs for homeless youth, the mental health aspects of homelessness, and legislative advocacy. They will speak about the legal and non-legal issues facing homeless youth in Seattle, the organizations they work with, and how we as students can help. Panelists: • Ellen Sims, Divine Roots Wellness • Hickory Gateless, Center for Children and Youth Justice • Katara Jordan, Columbia Legal Services If you would like lunch please RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@u.washington.edu by 12:00 pm Monday, January 26. No RSVP for lunch accepted after 12:00 pm.

    127, William H. Gates Hall 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Displaced WACh and Increased Social and Health Vulnerability Across the Life Course 133

    This session will describe the socioeconomic factors that lead to migration of unaccompanied minors, and the services and legal protections for children who are detained in immigration facilities, enter the state/federal social support system, and remain at increased risk of victimization.

    William H. Gates Hall 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, January 28

  • Career Building Wednesdays: Job Strategies for People with Disabilities

    What kinds of questions can employers ask regarding an applicant’s disability?  Should you mention that you have a disability in a cover letter or interview? If so, how do you discuss it?  Join us for an panel discussion on navigating some legal, professionalism and etiquette issues for people with disabilities seeking employment Panelists: Mariah Hanley UW Law Class of 2016 President, Disability Law Alliance John F. Stanley Supervisory Trial Attorney, EEOC Seattle Field Office Heather McKimmie Associate Director of Legal Advocacy, Disability Rights Washington RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@uw.edu by 12pm Tuesday, January 27

    127, William H. Gates Hall 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Friday, January 30

  • Arctic Encounter Symposium

    The second annual Arctic Encounter Symposium will challenge participants to tackle the shared interests and concerns of the United States and the global community as we look north to the last emerging frontier – the Arctic. Leading experts, CEO’s, and thought leaders from the science, technology, maritime, and energy sectors, will gather to challenge the status quo dialogue, critically address challenges to realizing the Arctic’s full potential and collaborate on solutions. Participants will include key industry leaders, policy makers, and regional stakeholders. This year’s Symposium will focus on the role of the U.S. as an arctic nation and the challenges it will confront in its upcoming chairmanship of the Arctic Council, including: climate change, natural resources, investment opportunities, and international relations. The goal of the 2015 Arctic Encounter is to facilitate a creative environment for the development of a proactive agenda, short and long-term domestic and international priorities, and a strategic execution plan. The two-day program will take place at the University of Washington with a dinner reception on January 30, 2015 at the Museum of History and Industry.

    Conference will be held at the Husky Union Building, Lyceum Room & the UW School of Law, William H. Gates Hall 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    More Information and Registration

Saturday, January 31

  • Arctic Encounter Symposium

    The second annual Arctic Encounter Symposium will challenge participants to tackle the shared interests and concerns of the United States and the global community as we look north to the last emerging frontier – the Arctic. Leading experts, CEO’s, and thought leaders from the science, technology, maritime, and energy sectors, will gather to challenge the status quo dialogue, critically address challenges to realizing the Arctic’s full potential and collaborate on solutions. Participants will include key industry leaders, policy makers, and regional stakeholders. This year’s Symposium will focus on the role of the U.S. as an arctic nation and the challenges it will confront in its upcoming chairmanship of the Arctic Council, including: climate change, natural resources, investment opportunities, and international relations. The goal of the 2015 Arctic Encounter is to facilitate a creative environment for the development of a proactive agenda, short and long-term domestic and international priorities, and a strategic execution plan. The two-day program will take place at the University of Washington with a dinner reception on January 30, 2015 at the Museum of History and Industry.

    Conference will be held at the Husky Union Building, Lyceum Room & the UW School of Law, William H. Gates Hall 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    More Information and Registration

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