Promise of Civility 3 part Series

Seattle, Washington
Friday, February 04, 2011


The Promise of Civility
co-sponsored by Robert's Fund

For Detailed Agenda and Information: 

Promise of Civility 3 part Series
Friday, February 04, 2011 8:30 AM -
Friday, April 01, 2011 4:30 PM (Pacific Time)

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

8:30am - 9:00am Registration & Coffee/Tea with Breakfast Breads
9:00am - 4:30pm Program
Full Lunch and Afternoon Snacks with Beverage Service Provided

Click Here for Program Agenda 

18.0 Ethics Credits Approved; 6 Each Date

Register for the Series by clicking the "Register Now" button to the right

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This series will meet Friday February 4, Friday March 4 and Friday April 1 at Seattle University School of Law, Sullivan Hall. 

Program Summary:

This interactive, transformative 3-part series is designed to challenge lawyers in their thinking about civility; why civility might be on the decline; what triggers incivility; and how we can commit to and help grow a more civil profession.

As lawyers we are a powerful influence within society. We work with individual clients to either prevent or resolve conflict through negotiation, settlement, ADR or litigation. We shape our laws as politicians or judges; and we serve as leaders in our respective communities - either in our capacity as lawyers or as members of larger groups. When we are civil, we help de-escalate conflict, reduce rudeness, increase empathy and ultimately increase understanding.

Civility is more than politeness and affability; it incorporates deep acceptance and skilled management of differences, disagreements and conflict. We are not born with the tools, skills or knowledge required for civility. However, these skills can be learned and put into practice in a manner that is consistent, reliable and influential.

The format of this program necessitates a limit of 50 participants and a certificate of completion is provided.

Earlybird Registration Extended to 5pm Monday Jaunary 31, 2011
(thereafter add $25)
$499  General Registration
$459 Discounted rate for those employed by Non-Profit or Gov't Entitites
$449 Discounted rate for SU Law Alumni

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 Monday, January 31, 2011.  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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