Faculty News

Jeff Minneti earns Oltman honor for teaching excellence

September 18, 2019

Professor Jeff Minneti teaches criminal law and trusts and estates. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. He also teaches students mindfulness meditation techniques, leads discussions about what makes lawyers happy, and models civility for the entire Seattle U Law community.

Korematsu Center earns prestigious race equity award

May 22, 2019

The Korematsu Center at Seattle University School of Law is the 2019 recipient of the Derrick Bell Legacy Award from the Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA). Professor Robert Chang, executive director of the center, will receive the award at CRSEA's annual conference later this month.

Seattle U Law hosts Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference

May 09, 2019

Law school academic support educators from across the country will gather at Seattle University School of Law this month to share ideas, research, and real-world experiences in order to better help students succeed in law school and on the bar exam.

Haiku fan, legal writing prof Connie Krontz retires

March 28, 2019

There’s a reason why Professor Connie Krontz ’89 connects so strongly with non-traditional students at Seattle University School of Law. It’s because she was one herself, starting law school at the age of 33 after working at several jobs. Like many whom she taught, she was also a first-generation college student.

Midterm elections inspire voting rights class

November 05, 2018

Expecting an increased interest in elections, Seattle University School of Law added a new constitutional law class to the schedule this semester – Voting Rights and Election Law.

Clinic director Lisa Brodoff earns 2019 Great Teacher Award

October 11, 2018

"The selection committee was overwhelmed by the impact you have had on your colleagues and students, and the sense of community your teaching and engagement has created," SALT said.

New civic alliance aims to end Seattle's chronic homelessness with a focus on single adults

July 19, 2018

Seattle University's Homeless Rights Advocacy Project (HRAP) today announced the formation of Third Door Coalition, a new alliance of civic leaders working together to develop solutions to chronic homelessness in the wake of Seattle's contentious and unsuccessful attempt to implement a new tax on the city's largest employers.

Founding professor John Weaver retires

March 29, 2018

Professor Weaver has taught property law at Seattle University School of Law since its first day of operation in 1972, when it was affiliated with the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. Professor Weaver, the last of the law school's founding faculty members, is retiring just four years shy of its 50th anniversary.

Law school pays tribute to Joaquin Avila at Latinx Community Awards

March 15, 2018

The voting rights movement lost one of its greatest champions this month when former Professor Joaquin Avila passed away. Seattle University School of Law will remember his contributions to the country and the law school at the Latinx Community Awards on March 21.

BLSA recognizes champions of diversity

February 15, 2018

The Black Law Student Association will honor four people this month whose careers have been dedicated to diversifying the legal profession through education and outreach.