UW Minority Law Student Association Community Dinner; Social Justice Tuesday: Lawyering in Support of Detained Immigrants; 2017 Qlaw Falltacular

UW Minority Law Student Association – Brown and Down Community Dinner: For those in the Community, Working for the Community

When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Perkins Coie, Room 115

MLSA invites minority lawyers, attorneys, and law students to talk about our experiences in the legal community. Come make connections, share space, and enjoy a night with community. Food and beverages served.

Who should attend: POC, Queer Folks and Allies

Special guests: Various judges and attorneys in the community

Why: To strengthen communities of color and representation in the legal field.

 Social Justice Tuesday – Lawyering in Support of Detained Immigrants

When: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Time:  12:30-1:20 pm

Where: UW School of Law, Room 127

Please join Angelica Chazaro, UW Assistant Professor of Law and Marsha Chien, attorney with Washington State Attorney General’s Wing Luke Civil Rights Unit.

Marsha and Angelica will be discussing about lawyering in support of detained immigrants from their distinct perspectives.  There will be an 11 minute documentary featuring detained people talking about their own experiences.

Please join us for a very timely and informational Social Justice Tuesday.

The QLaw Foundation of Washington- Falltacular 2017 Come to the CabaretQLaw Logo

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time:  5:30-8:00 pm

Where: The Bullitt Cabaret in ACT Theatre, 700 Union Street, Seattle

Premiering in less than two weeks – Qlaw Foundation Falltacular! Now featuring generous sponsors Skellenger Bender and Bavariya Law!

Register here http://www.qlawfoundation.org/falltacular.html

National Legal Aid and Defenders Association Webinar: Partnerships in Federal Funding: Case studies in Community Economic Redevelopment

When: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm

Where:  Webinar

This webinar will showcase successful Community Economic Redevelopment program partnerships that are supported with Federal funds. Presenters will discuss their experience in obtaining funding, challenges and successes of working together, and where their program is going in the future. The information provided will help attendees to understand how they might form their own unique partnerships to leverage resources and gain access to federal funding. This webinar is created as the fifth session in a 5-part series.

Register here.

Washington Courts Historical Society CLE open to law students: “Keeping the People Informed:  Open Government in Washington State.”Washington State Temple of Justice

When: Friday December 1, 2017

Time: 9 am-4:30 pm

Where:  Temple of Justice Courtroom, Washington State Supreme Court, Olympia, Washington

The program kicks off with a presentation by Assistant Attorney General Alan Copsey on the political and historic contexts of Washington’s Public Records and Open Public Meetings Acts.  Justice Mary Yu and Justice Steven Gonzalez will follow with a presentation on Open Courts in Washington. Seattle attorney Kathy George will present an overview of the Freedom of Information Act.  Seattle attorney Michele Earl-Hubbard will present on the Open Public Meetings Act.  Seattle attorneys Eric Stahl and Steve DiJulio will follow with detailed information about the Public Records Act. Peter Lavallee, Executive Director of the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission will begin the afternoon session.  Judge Marlin Appelwick will follow on Access to Administrative Court Records under GR 31.1.  Doug Ende of WSBA and Reiko Callner, Executive Director of the Commission on Judicial Conduct will present on confidentiality of disciplinary records.  Retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerry Alexander will moderate a panel discussion with Michele Earl-Hubbard, Ramsey Ramerman and Tacoma attorney James Beck on the Value of Openness and Emerging Issues.  The program concludes with an ethics presentation by Everett attorney Ramsey Ramerman on ethics in attorney-client issues.

Registration is limited to 115 persons and space will be allocated based upon date of payment.  The fee is $245, which includes coffee service and a box lunch, seminar materials, and a one year membership in the Washington Courts Historical Society.

Those who attended the fall 2015 Washington Court Historical Society CLE can register for $225.  Several places will be held for students at a $50 fee. However, if we have an overflow attendance, we will ask students to watch on a monitor in the foyer of the Temple.  No refunds after November 20, 2017.  Registration ends November 28, 2017.

Online registration at: https://wchs2017cle.bpt.me

The full program and registration are available on the Washington Courts Historical Society website at: http://wacourthistory.org/events/2017/