Lisa Kelly

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Director, Children and Youth Advocacy Clinic
Bobbe and Jon Bridge Endowed Professorship in Child Advocacy

(206) 685-1826

Curriculum Vitae |

Ceding Power and Seeding Power: Toward a Nonhierarchial Model of Clinical Legal Education, International Journal of Clinical Legal Education Conference, Jul. 13, 2012 (Newcastle, England)

Ethical Representation of Youth in Child Welfare, Reasonable Efforts Symposium, Jun. 22, 2012 (Arlington, WA)

Commentator, Family Law Session, Symposium on Global Law and Its Exceptions, Feb. 25, 2011

Moderator, University of Washington School of Law, Outlaws, LGBT Anti-Bullying Panel, Feb. 22, 2011

Chaired the Statewide Children's Representation Workgroup which authored and presented Meaningful Legal Representation for Children and Youth in Washington's Child Welfare System: Standards of Practice Voluntary Training and Caseoad Limits in Response to HB 2735, presented December 20, 2010, to and adopted by the Supreme Court Commission on Children in Foster Care, by the Administrative Office of the Courts and presented to the Washington legislature in December 30, 2010., Dec. 20, 2010

Society of American Law Teachers, Revision Quest: Teaching in the Transformative Era, Dec. 10, 2010 (Honolulu)

Organizer, Conversation between Law Faculty, Students and the WSBA on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, with Sylvia Kang'ara, Washington State Bar Association, Section of World Peace through Law, Jan. 25, 2010

A Letter to My Son, Kwanchai, Seattle Public Schools Gay Straight Alliance, Jan. 21, 2010

State of the Law School, Cozen O’Connor, Law Firm Annual Challenge, May 14, 2009

Permanency for Washington’s Children, Spring Judicial Conference, Apr. 27, 2009

State of the Law School & Clinical Education, Karr Tuttle, Law Firm Annual Challenge, Mar. 9, 2009

Representing Youth, Court Improvement Training Academy in Skagit County, Dec. 5, 2008

Finding Our Roots, Nesting in the Branches: Permanency Planning for Adolescents, Region 6 Reasonable Efforts Conference, Aug. 2008 (Ocean Shores, WA)

Permanency Planning and the Law, Region 6 Reasonable Efforts Conference, Aug. 7, 2008 (Ocean Shores, WA)

The Child's Right to Counsel in Dependency Proceedings, Access to Justice Conference, Jun. 7, 2008 (Vancouver, WA)

Issues in Youth Advocacy, Tri-Cities CITA Training, Jun. 2008 (Pasco, WA)

Telling Children's Stories: Writing the Child's Affidavit, Storytelling and the Law Conference, Jul. 2007 (London, England)

Advocating for and Against Mental Health Care for Adolescents in the Child Welfare System, International Congress of Mental Health Law, Jun. 2007 (Padua, Italy)

Finding Our Roots, Washington State Foster Parents and Caregivers Conference, Sep. 2006

Meaningful Advocacy for Youth in Care, Island County CASA, Sep. 16, 2004

Minor's Rights to Consent to Treatment and Privacy under HIPAA, Washington State Osteopathic Association, Sep. 16, 2004

Panelist, Working with Families of GLBT Youth, GLBT Youth Summit, Sep. 16, 2004

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