Upcoming Events & Opportunities!

UW Law NALSA Salmon Bingo Dinner!

When: Friday, April 19, 6-9pm
Where: Waterfront Activities Center, 3710 Montlake Blvd NE

Join the Native American Law Students Association for a great dinner of salmon, fry bread and other delicacies. After dinner, get out your bingo cards and dabbers and start playing for prizes and fun. Details available here.

Social Justice Tuesday: How I landed a Job in Criminal Justice

When: Tuesday, April 23rd, 12:30-1:20pm
Where: Gates Hall Room 127

Interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice? Wondering how to leverage your coursework and summer internships towards securing a postgraduate position? Come hear from current 3Ls and recent alums working at regional defender and prosecutor offices about how they landed their jobs, and what advice they have for you!

Environmental and Land Use Law Professional & Law Student Mixer

When: Tuesday, April 23rd, 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Optimism Brewing, 1158 Broadway, Seattle, WA

You are cordially invited to attend a networking mixer with Seattle University and University of Washington law students interested in environmental and land use legal careers, as well as attorneys practicing in the field! Co-Hosted by: WSBA Environmental Law and Land Use Law Section, KCBA Environmental and Land Use Section, ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers, Seattle University Environmental Law Society, UW Environmental Law Society. Additional information available here.

Webinar on 2019 AG Honor’s Program and Summer Law Intern Program at the US DOJ

DOJ - Attorney's OfficeWhen: Wednesday, April 24, 9am-12pm (PST)

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a webinar on the 2019 Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program at the U.S. Department of Justice. The webinar will give an overview of the programs, updates, applications, and answer questions about the upcoming season. To participate, log into: https://ecs.acms.com/introhpslip/ and use Passcode: 10200.

Volunteers Needed for Citizenship Day! Saturday, April 27 in Yakima, Vancouver, and Tacoma, WA

When: Saturday, April 27, 8:30am-5:30pm (if you cannot make the whole time you are still welcome to volunteer! Just indicate your hours when signing up).
Where: Yakima (Yakima Valley Community College); Vancouver (Clark College)

Citizenship Day is a free, one-day legal clinic to help legal permanent residents apply for citizenship hosted by OneAmerica and the American Immigration Lawyers Association of Washington. Volunteers will meet one-on-one with clients to help complete the 20-page naturalization form.  Please join us in either Yakima or Vancouver, WA, for the day, and help hundreds of legal permanent residents take the first step towards becoming a US citizen. Travel reimbursement available for law students.

Sign up here to participate!

Racism and White Supremacy in Algorithms

When: Monday, April 29, 5-7pm
Where: University of Washington, Kane Hall 110

Algorithmic and information technologies can replicate racial bias and perpetuate White supremacy. This panel brings policy advocates,community organizers, and tech experts to discuss how structural inequality is manifested tech.

Additional information available here.

Columbia Legal Services seeks Law Student Board Members!

Columbia Legal Services is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for a law student from WA to join its Board to serve a one-year term (7/1/19 – 6/30/20). CLS investigates and documents harm, pursues class action and impact litigation, and performs policy advocacy, with a focus on community, race equity, and justice. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about civil legal aid, provide oversight of a respected nonprofit organization, and give back by being a champion for CLS and its values.

The CLS Law Student Board Member application is available here. Interested students should submit their application to Alanna.Huntman@columbialegal.org by May 8, 2019 (sooner the better!).