CPD Staff

Georgia M. Woodruff

Georgia M. Woodruff

Assistant Dean

(206) 398-4226

Ms. Woodruff began her legal career as a civil litigator at Green Broillet & Wheeler and then Panish Shea & Boyle.  As a litigator she specialized in complex product liability cases, primarily automobile and tire defect matters.  After practicing for several years, Georgia moved to law school administration and served as Director of Career Services at Pepperdine University School of Law, where she managed the judicial externship and clerkship programs and also focused her efforts on entertainment law, alternative business careers, and small law firm opportunities for students and alumni.  In addition, she designed and carried out numerous career-related workshops and events.  She also served as a coach of the Pepperdine Law School Trial Team.  Missing her native Northwest, Georgia left sunny Los Angeles and returned to Washington to become Assistant Director for Student Life at SU School of Law.

Georgia earned her B.A. in English Literature from Colgate University and her J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law.  During law school, in addition to her participation in various student organizations and Moot Court Board, Georgia, as part of a four-person team from Pepperdine, won NITA's (National Institute for Trial Advocacy) Tournament of Champions, a national trial competition where top trial team programs compete for the national title.  She also received the Order of the Barristers Award for her oral advocacy achievements and the American Board of Trial Advocates Award.

As Director of the Center for Professional Development, Georgia is dedicated above all to students and alumni, their careers, and their relationships with the legal community in both Seattle and beyond.  In her free time, Georgia enjoys swimming, shopping for school supplies, and a cappella music.

Erin Fullner

Erin Fullner

Director of Professional Development & Alumni Relations

(206) 398-4103

Dr. Fullner is a native of the Pacific Northwest. She received her undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Washington and her law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law. While at Oregon Law, she was active in mock trial and Student Bar Association leadership, in addition to serving on the Dean's Student Advisory Committee and earning the Orlando John and Marian H. Hollis Scholarship. She attained her Doctor of Education, focusing on adult, post-secondary, and higher education, from Seattle University and is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit universities. In addition to criminal and civil private practice experience, Erin has worked in the public sector as a judicial clerk and public defender. She has been a member of the William L. Dwyer Inn of Court since 2008 and is a pro bono attorney with the Seattle Clemency Project. Through Seattle University School of Law, Erin has participated in both the Racial Justice Leadership Institute and Advanced Racial Justice Leadership Institute development programs.

As Director of Professional Development & Alumni Relations, Erin oversees the judicial clerkship program and provides specialized advising in the areas of JAG and solo practice. She also works specifically with students in the part-time and joint degree programs, and provides career advising for LL.M. students and alumni. Erin enjoys serving on the editorial board for Seattle University School of Law’s Lawyer Magazine, connecting with alumni, and engaging with students and colleagues as a Racial Justice Book Group facilitator.

In her free time, Erin is a part of several community volunteer organizations and loves visual art (creating it and appreciating it), home improvement, writing essays and short stories, and playing piano well but guitar poorly.

Josie Mitchell

Josie Mitchell

Associate Director

(206) 398-4034

Ms. Mitchell grew up in Eastern Washington, moving to the Seattle area after completing her undergraduate degree and spending a few years in sunny California. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Washington State University, a Graduate Certificate in Managerial Leadership from City University of Seattle, and recently completed a Supervisory Skills Certificate at the University of Washington.

Josie works closely with students and alumni on job search and interview strategies, specifically those with an interest in business, corporate, IP, and in-house counsel positions. She coaches students pursuing diversity fellowship opportunities, and works with law firm and corporate legal employers interested in recruiting students and graduates. She has been a member of NALP (The Association for Legal Career Professionals) since 1999, and has been elected to several positions, including: Chair of the Law Student Professional Development Section; Vice Chair of the Professionalism Standards and Curricula Work Group, and West Rocky Mountain Nominating Committee Member. She is also a member of SALRA (Seattle Area Legal Recruiting Administrators), and is the liaison for the annual Loyola Patent Law Interview Program.

Previously she worked for another law school, where she managed the Fall Recruiting/On-Campus Interview Program, Mock Interview Programs, Diversity Fellowship Programs, and provided Symplicity support to students and employers.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors on sunny days, shopping for the perfect gift, and reading about the history of the British Isles.

Matthew Etter

Matthew Etter

Associate Director

(206) 398-4102

Mr. Etter is a 2012 graduate of Seattle University School of Law. Born and raised in Spokane, Mr. Etter first moved to Seattle to earn a B.A. in English from the University of Washington. Following a year serving the east coast and gulf region in the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, he returned to the Pacific Northwest to pursue a law degree at Seattle University. During law school, Mr. Etter interned for the Washington State Office of the Attorney General, served as a judicial extern for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and represented clients in administrative hearings with the Unemployment Law Project.

Following graduation, Mr. Etter served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Vancouver Regional Services Division, representing the Department of Social and Health Services and the Department of Early Learning in litigation and administrative hearings. He later moved into the UW Division where he advised the University of Washington on a wide range of higher education-related issues. After his time as an AAG, Mr. Etter worked for a large legal recruiting firm where he matched candidates with legal employers. He currently serves as a board member of QLaw, the LGBT Bar Association of Washington, and he co-chairs the board’s law student outreach committee.

As Associate Director, Mr. Etter counsels students and alumni interested in public interest and government positions. He works to provide guidance on job search and interview strategies, reviews application materials, and shares information about fellowships and public interest opportunities.

In his free time, Mr. Etter is an avid runner, loves to read, and tries to attend as many concerts as possible.

Junsen Ohno

Junsen A. Ohno

Office Manager

(206) 398-4105

Ms. Ohno brings a wealth of institutional knowledge to the department as the previous Program Administrator for International Programs &  Korematsu Center for Law and Equality for several years and as assistant to the law school dean.  Prior to joining the School of Law, she worked for Seattle University in Marketing and Communications and for Japan Airlines in Guam and in Los Angeles.  Junsen participated in the law school's Racial Justice Leadership Institute and Advanced Racial Justice Leadership Institute development programs.

As Office Manager, Junsen manages Symplicity, On-Campus Interviews, Mock Interviews, job postings, reciprocity, and counseling appointments. Outside the office, she is immersed in a dynamic lifestyle as part of the vibrant Seattle art scene.  She also travels, enjoys belly dance, salsa lessons, and makes sure to appreciate the simple pleasures of life.