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Continuing Legal Education
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall 209
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 2018

The 30th Annual Indian Law Section Seminar - Looking Back, Moving Forward: Hot Topics in Indian Law

May 17, 2018 | 6.5 Law and Legal and .5 Ethics CLE Credits 

The 30th Anniversary Indian Law Section CLE will cover the most crucial and timely issues facing tribes and tribal attorneys today. Panels will address tribal opioid litigation, developments in state-tribal tax, protecting tribal resources and communities impacted by climate change, the frontiers of tribal court authority, and developments in the Indian Child Welfare Act. Indian Law practitioners are encouraged to join us for this 7.0 credit CLE followed by the Annual Dinner of the Northwest Indian Bar Association.

Mass Atrocities and Human Rights: Legal Responses and Continued Challenges

June 20-22, 2018 | 16.5 Law and Legal and 1.5 Ethics CLE Credits

Human rights abuses and their ultimate expression: mass atrocities. This terrible crime is still occurring around the world and the fear of more always exist. This program, with understanding and compassion, and in a safe place, will explore what is being done by the legal community, especially the international community to respond to mass atrocities. We will look at how effective these responses are, have been and will be in the future.

Mastering Legal Writing 2018

June 20-22, 2018 | 16.5 Law and Legal and 1.5 Ethics CLE Credits

In today's legal market, one of the most valued skills is the ability to write clearly, concisely, and correctly. Clients, senior partners, and judges all appreciate lawyers who can write well. Professor Laurel Oates teaches the 3rd annual iteration of this program which will hone your writing skills through interactive sessions and practice.

10th Annual Pacific NW Export Control Conference: Demystifying the Export Process

July 25-26, 2018 | 7.5 Other CLE Credits

If you do business outside this country or want to, this program is vital. Export controls covers industries from software to arms sales, manufacturing to medical products. Whether you are an experienced exporter or a beginner, this two-day program for you. Private one-on-one consultations with speakers are a tradition for this program, and are available throughout each day.Co-sponsored with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service. Topics include: Export License Process and Export Administration Regulations, Russian Hacking Case Study, Export Banking, Online Storefronts and so much more. Pre-registration is open.

Health Law Certificate Program 2018: The Opioid Crisis and Its Impact on the Healthcare Industry

August 1-3, 2018 | 15.25 Law and Legal and 1.5 Ethics CLE Credits

The healthcare industry, the legal community, the public, and governments at all levels have become more aware and engaged with addressing the Opioid Crisis. The 5th annual iteration of the popular Health Law Certificate Program will take an in-depth look at the overall effect and specific impacts of the Opioid Crisis and what information and resources are needed by all those involved with the law and health care. Register for one day or for all three.

Navigating Modern Discovery

October 4, 2018 | 4.0 Law and Legal and 1.0 Ethics CLE Credits

Join us to learn how to stand out among your peers in handling data in discovery. Led by a panel of experts in the e-discovery industry, this program delivers a refresh on basic practices in modern document discovery and introduces innovations on the horizon. We will explore how we got to this moment in dealing with data, updated rules around the practice, and where technology is leading us.