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Continuing Legal Education
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall 200
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
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Programs


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

Upcoming Programs for 2019

The GDPR - It Came, We Saw, But Did It Conquer?

February 1, 2019 | 5.5 Law and Legal CLE Credits

Co-sponsored by Seattle University School of Law's Law Review Journal and the Continuing Legal Education Department. Hear from top privacy professionals on topics relating to the future of privacy laws, the GDPR's impact on startups, the perfect privacy policy, and the ways in which the United Kingdom is working with U.S. regulators on the EUUS Privacy Shield.

2019 NW Regional Immigration Law Conference

February 14-15, 2019 | 13.75 Law and Legal and 1.25 Ethics CLE Credits

Hosted by Seattle University School of Law in cooperation with the Washington and Oregon state chapters of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the 2019 Conference will offer three distinct tracks with panels tailored for attorneys new to Immigration Law; attorneys practicing primarily Family based immigration and those practicing in the area of Business/Investor based immigration. Early Bird discounts available through January 25, 2019. Register today!

Launching a Successful Practice

February 27, 2019 | 2.0 Other and 3.0 Ethics CLE Credits

Considering launching and maintaining a successful practice? Have a small firm or solo practice already? This no-nonsense practice based program will provide you the fundamentals for opening your own law firm, working with clients, and facing the challenges of practicing as a solo or small firm in the 21st Century. Dean Standish Perkins and Associates along with The Access to Justice Institute of the Seattle University School of Law have committed to presenting a realistic road-to-success program; sign-up now.

The Defender Initiative 9th Annual Conference on Public Defense

Strengthening Daily Defender Practice: Responding to Timely Reform Opportunities

March 8, 2019 | 7.0 Law and Legal CLE Credits

The 9th Annual Conference on Public Defense will look at success in your defense practice in a new way, strengthening connections with opportunities for defending your clients that have arisen with reforms in the law, the courts and the justice system. Featuring keynote speaker Adam Foss, executive director and founder of Prosecutor Impact, a nonprofit organization that develops training and curricula to help prosecutors reframe their role in the criminal justice system.

March 8, 2019 | 7.0 Law and Legal CLE Credits

The 9th Annual Conference on Public Defense will focus on looking at success in your defense practice in a new way, strengthening connections with opportunities for defending your clients that have arisen with reforms in the law, the courts and the justice system. Featuring keynote speaker Adam Foss, executive director and founder of Prosecutor Impact, a nonprofit organization that develops training and curricula to help prosecutors reframe their role in the criminal justice system.

Working with Interpreters and Clients: Translating Between Culture and the Courtroom

April 12, 2019 | 5.25 Law and Legal and .75 Ethics CLE Credits | WSBA Activity ID #1083480

New Date! The skill to fully utilize and work with interpreters is critical to helping your non-English speaking clients, especially in the courtroom. Chaired by Yelena Stock, from the Seattle City Attorney's Office, her faculty for this program include judicial officers Mark Chow, Mafé Rajul, and Linda Coburn, plus attorneys and interpreters who will speak from both a personal cultural perspective and a professional perspective as members of the legal community. The participation of interpreters has become an essential part of almost all areas of legal practice, in order to provide context and cultural translation for clients unfamiliar with the American legal system. Join us to build your toolbox for ensuring the most positive possible outcome for your client.