Seattle University School of Law Business Boot Camp

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Sullivan Hall, Room 110
9:00 AM - 4 PM

Seattle University School of Law is proud to offer an intensive one-day boot camp for legal professionals designed to build a basic foundation in real-world business skills. The course will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in Sullivan Hall, Room 110, from 9:00 AM - 4 PM and feature intensive study of:

  • Finance and accounting principles
  • Corporate management and strategy
  • Current business models and the role of business plans
  • The role of policies and procedures in company management
  • How companies are structured and regulated
  • How intellectual property strategies fuel today’s high-tech businesses


Learn from a world-class faculty from the business world, including:

  • Tamika Montgomery-Reeves, Vice-Chancellor of Delaware Chancery Court
  • John Patera, Management, Finance and Business Consultant, Strong-Bridge Consulting
  • Deirdre Glynn Levin, Of Counsel, Hackett, Beecher & Hart, Seattle, WA
  • Sam Chughtai, Adjunct Professor, University of Washington, Bothell, and Managing Director of Cascadia Pacific LLC, Bellevue, WA
  • Sarah Doyle, entrepreneur and in-house legal at Edifecs, Bellevue, WA
  • Steve Tapia, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Seattle University School of Law (formerly of HBO, DIRECTV, and Microsoft)


Important details:

  • The Business Boot Camp is part of Seattle University School of Law’s continuing efforts to bring entrepreneurship and business acumen into the legal curriculum. It is intended to provide a strong foundation on an expedited basis in the knowledge, skills, and values promoted in other related offerings such as the Innovation and Technology LLM program, the Community Development and Entrepreneurship Clinic, the one week-intensive “The Lawyer's Role in Entrepreneurship and Innovation: An Immersion Experience” program and the Business of IP class.
  • The program is limited to students who will be 2L, 3L or 4L in the next academic year and recent graduates on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • There is no fee for the class, but registration in advance is required. To register, please email Professor Tapia.
  • As a non-curricular program, attendees will not receive academic credit.
  • Program content highlights essential and practical business concepts, but is not intended to replace the more intensive study of Business, Tax, and similar subjects provided through traditional Law School curricular offerings.


For further information and registration, contact Steve Tapia