Upcoming CLE Conferences or Lectures

The University of Washington School of Law hosts a number of seminars, symposiums and conferences designed to update the legal community and others on recent developments in the law, to assist in increased understanding of substantive areas of the law, and to provide opportunities to enhance legal skills for constituents of both the public and private sectors. Many of the Friday events listed below are part of the new UW Law "Second Friday CLE in Alaska" series, launched in October 2014. Lawyers licensed in Washington and Oregon may call in to the Alaska program for CLE credit, as may Alaska lawyers outside of Anchorage.

Thursday, September 10

Friday, September 11

  • 28th Annual Indian Law Symposium Reception

    As in past years, the 28th Annual University of Washington Indian Law Symposium includes comprehensive litigation and legislation updates and a number of topics of interest to a broad array of practitioners. 11.50 CLE Credits are approved (includes 1.25 Ethics CLE Credits).

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


  • Entrepreneurship & Business Start-ups - What You Need to Know

    This 90 minute CLE gives an overview of some of the most important issues that entrepreneurs face when starting a business, including choosing an entity, funding, protecting their intellectual property, addressing employment matters, and considering tax implications. This presentation is aimed at general business practitioners who represent individuals in their entrepreneurial endeavors. Two case studies will be discussed in order to better contextualize the presentation. 1.50 General CLE Credits are approved in Alaska and Washington.

    Stoel Rives LLP, 510 L St., Suite 500, Anchorage, Alaska 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM


Friday, October 16

  • Representing Children in Dependency Proceedings in Washington State

    "Representing Children in Dependency Proceedings in Washington State" will be a free training opportunity with CLE credit offered and will also be open to UW Law students in partial satisfaction of course work. Topics to be addressed will include: what attorneys for children can do for children of all ages in the dependency system; how to represent very young children; and the ethical dilemmas faced by attorneys for children.

    William H. Gates Hall 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Friday, October 23

  • State Constitutional Law Symposium in Honor of Justice Robert F. Utter

    State Constitutional Law Symposium/CLE The symposium would honor the late Washington Supreme Court Justice Robert F. Utter. It would focus on current issues in state constitutional law in areas that were of special concern to Justice Utter during his years on the Court. Substantive areas would include: privacy, search and seizure, religious freedom, separation of powers, jury trial rights, independence of the judiciary, access to justice, juvenile rights in the justice system, legal relations between states and Indian tribes, the death penalty, and criminal justice in general. Presentations could also focus on state constitutional jurisprudence, the relationship between state courts and the federal courts, and the relationship between state constitutions and the national constitution.

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

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