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Continuing Legal Education
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall 200
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
(206) 398-4281

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Seattle University School of Law is pleased to announce the following Continuing Legal Education programs.

Upcoming Programs for 2020

Cannabis and People: Impacts now in the New World of Marijuana and CBD; and What is Coming

Co-sponsored with the Seattle University Law Review, we are excited to look at the various impacts of the new emerging laws surrounding Marijuana and CBD.  In addition to discussing investigation and civil enforcement issues, this program will also dive into the high-profile world of sports.  Please join us for what promises to be a valuable and fascinating CLE.

February 21, 2020, Sullivan Hall, Seattle University; 4.5 CLE Credits (.5 Ethics & 4.0 Other CLE credits)

Special 10th Anniversary Defender Initiative conference on Public Defense

Applying American Racial History to Improve Client Representation: Information and Skills to Help You Make a Difference in Combatting Racial Bias

February 28, 2020; Campion Hall, Seattle University; 1.0 Ethics CLE credit, 1.0 Law & Legal CLE Credit, 4.75 Other CLE Credit--total 6.75 CLE Credit

Oral Advocacy: Presence, Power & Persuasion

Participants will practice and develop: Physical Presence: gesture, posture, movement, and ownership of space and time; Vocal Dynamics & Presence: resonance, clarity, warmth, volume, inflection & emphasis, and pace; How to Connect with an Audience through: eye contact, phrasing, timing, and emphasis. Ways to begin your speech. Session includes individual coaching and feedback.

March 27, 2020; Sullivan Hall, Seattle University; 3.75 Other CLE credits

19th Amendment Centennial Symposium & Annual District Meeting of the Western District of Washington

The 19th Amendment of the United States Constitution was ratified one hundred years ago. Voting rights, access to voting, and equality remain critical issues in this country. Come and be part of the 19th Amendment Centennial Symposium as we reflect on the 19th Amendment and the challenges we still confront today. Co-sponsored with the Federal Bar Association, this program will also include a session on the State of the Court for the District Court and the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington.

April 3, 2020; Pigott Auditorium, Seattle University; reception following in Sullivan Hall; 4.25 Other CLE credits

Storytelling for Lawyers

Stories are one of the most powerful ways to connect, engage and persuade.  People "listen" to good storiesand can be one of the most potent skills you have in your client toolbox.  Storytelling for Lawyers is designed to be fun, interactive and informative.

April 10, 2020; Sullivan Hall, Seattle University; 3.75 Other CLE credits