We love to share stories about what alumni of Seattle University School of Law are doing. Here are a selected few. If you have an idea for an alumni profile, let us know!
Persis Yu ’09 becomes leading voice for student borrowers.
Son’s struggles inspire Mary Griffin ’17 to build a career as a special education lawyer.
Novelist Kristin Hannah ’86 parlayed legal skill set into blockbuster success.
Rita Irvin ’91 and Sands McKinley ’90 created a firm where attorneys thrive in the field of family law.
Laurie Jinkins ’90, our 2021 Woman of the Year Award recipient, is Washington state’s Speaker of the House.
Bree Black Horse ’13 honors her heritage by fighting for tribal sovereignty
Recently retired Judge Frank Cuthbertson ’93 reflects on his historic career
Vincent Bryan III ’90 has developed a path to clean energy through a unique technology
Azar Alexander '16 clerked for his legal hero, Judge Damon Keith.
Career prosecutor Brian Moran '87 takes helm as Western Washington's top federal law enforcement officer.
Nikolas Peterson '12 protects workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Business lawyer and entrepreneur inspires a squad of cussing collaborators.
Alumnae share stories of a changing profession.
Alumni in elected office answer a call to public service.
Daniel Ajema '14 works to help East Africans in Seattle.
Benson Porter '92 enjoys a nontraditional business model.
Family law attorney Verónica Quiñónez '11 builds a practice based on strongly held values.
David Andrews '07 embraces technological solutions to legal problems.
Dedicated alumni help people with criminal convictions rebuild their lives.
Anne Kirkpatrick '89 works to change hearts and minds as Oakland Police Chief.
Bill Marler '87 reflects on the 25th anniversary of the food poisoning case that shaped his powerful career.
Alumni share stories of working at the companies and institutions that uniquely reflect the region's character and identity.
Courtney Erwin '05 bridges cultures with a career in international law.
Alumni step up to meet legal needs of veterans.
Judge Judith Hightower '83, now retired, was the longest serving African American female judge in Washington state.
Former Army pilot Mark McLaughlin flies high in the world of cybersecurity.
Andrea Richey fights for endangered sharks by working against shark finning.
Fé LopezGaetke ’06 endeavors to make legal education more diverse and inclusive
Shondell Reed combines love of law and sports in his career as an athletic director.
Boyhood hero inspired alum to seek a career in the judiciary.
Judge Helen Whitener '98 speaks up for human rights in Trinidad and Tobago.
Daryl Campbell '11 aims to end poverty as CEO of Goodwill.
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