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Fé Lopez assumes alumni leadership role

July 01, 2012

Fé Lopez '06, is the law school's new director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund in the Office of Advancement. She assumes the role full-time July 1.

"Fé bring brings a passion for the law school and for equal justice and a commitment to strengthening relationships with alumni and donors," said Lisa Barton, associate dean for advancement.

LopezLopez is past president of the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington and is active with the minority bar associations and the social justice community. Lopez worked in student affairs at the law school since 2008, most recently as the Director for Student Life. In that position, she facilitated collaborative work and communication between students and the administration, staff, and faculty. She helped coordinate the Just the Beginning Foundation Pre-Law Conference, Yakima Pre-Law Conference, Tri-Cities Youth and Justice Forum, as well as helping coordinate half -day programs for middle school, high school and college age students at Seattle University School of Law.

Lopez developed the Lawyering in a Diverse World series in partnership with the Access to Justice Institute, students, faculty and staff. Now in its fourth year, the series provides workshops on issues of diversity designed to create awareness and empower law students and lawyers with skills to give them the competitive edge for effective lawyering in our increasingly diverse and complex world.

While in law school, she was the first Latina/o Student Bar Association President and was active in the Latina/o student organizations. She received the 2011 La Justicia Award from the law school.