Lawyering in a Diverse World Series - Disability Rights: Ethics and Practical Skills

Seattle, Washington
Thursday, November 04, 2010

      Disability Rights:
Ethics and Practical Skills
Part of

Lawyering in a Diverse World Series  


Lawyering in a Diverse World Series - Disability Rights: Ethics and Practical Skills
Thursday, November 04, 2010 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Pacific Time)

Seattle University School of Law
Sullivan Hall
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122
United States

3:00pm - 3:30pm Registration & Light Refreshments
3:30pm - 5:30pm CLE Program
5:30pm - 6:30pm An Evening with the Equal Justice Community

Course Materials:
Speaker Biographies

Interviewing People with Disabilities PowerPoint

Spotting Education Issues for Children with Disabilities PowerPoint
(this is a large PowerPoint- some computers may have trouble opening it- we will have copies at the registration table)

Course Summary:

Join us for an engaging program about Interviewing People with Disabilities; Issue Spotting and Applying the RPCs to practice when representing clients with disabilities. An Evening with Legal Aide follows, where practitioners can ask questions and network with those who are highly experienced in these issues.

3:30-4:20. Ethics and Working with Clients with Disabilities. Presenters: David Carlson, attorney with Disability Rights Washington and Seattle U Adjunct Professor of Disability Law; Stacie Siebrecht, attorney with Disability Rights Washington.

4:20-4:35. How to use Disability Rights Washington as a resource for your case. Presenter: Heather

4:35-5:30. Issue-spotting special education issues in your family law/housing/other civil legal aid case. Presenter: Scott Crain, civil legal aid attorney with the Medical Legal Child Partnership, Northwest Justice Project.

The Evening with Equal Justice Community event is a unique opportunity for students and equal justice attorneys to informally meet and discuss their practice area(s)/interest(s). To facilitate the discussion, students and attorneys will be seated together based on their common areas of practice/interest. Heavy appetizers, drinks and discussion questions will be provided. 

2.0 CLE Credits Including .50 Ethics 

Earlybird CLE Registration through Wednesday October 27, 2010 (Thereafter add $15)

$50 General Registration
$25 Discounted rate for those employed by Non-Profit or Gov't Entitites
$25 Discounted rate for SU Law Alumni
If attending ONLY the Evening with the Equal Justice Community, no reg fee is required, but please RSVP to and indicate your interest in this part of the program.

Non-Profits, Gov't Entities, Firms and Groups may contact the CLE Office for group discounts by calling 206-398-4233. Group discounts must be finalized at least one week in advance of a program.

SU Law Recent Grads may contact the Alumni Office to request need-based fee waivers by emailing .  Fee waivers must be finalized at least one week in advance of a program.



Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • If paying by check:  Complete the online registration information and choose pay by check option.  Please make check(s) payable to Seattle University School of Law CLE and attach or include information identifying the registrant(s) and program(s) attended. Mail to Seattle University School of Law CLE Department, Sullivan Hall, Room 200J, 901 12th Avenue, PO Box 222000 Seattle WA 98122-1090. Please call 206-398-4233 with any payment questions.

    Group Registration:  Applicable fees for all registrants in a group will be charged to the first person registered in the group as one transaction.   If different members of the group are paying individually (for example with different credit cards), individual registrations are required.

    Cancellations:  The last day to cancel for this program is 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2010.  Thereafter no refunds are permitted.  However, a substitute attendee is most welcome.

Seattle University School of Law 901 12th Ave., PO Box 222000,  Seattle, WA  98122-1090   206.398.4233

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