Upcoming Event: NLG Seattle Student Mixer

We will be hosting a social and networking event for law students, legal workers, and attorneys interested in the work of the National Lawyers Guild. Come talk to current members, meet each other, learn how to get involved, and help build our community!

  • When?: Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m.
  • Where?: Wayward Vegan Cafe, 801 NE 65th Street, Seattle, WA 98115

** Food and refreshments provided! **

Please email nationallawyersguildseattle@gmail.com if you need more information about this event.

We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Event: General Chapter Meeting and Special Presentation

Please join us for our General Chapter Meeting on Thursday, September 19, 2019. In addition to regular Chapter business, we are pleased to host a discussion on radical lawyering. We will also discuss and vote on amendments to our Chapter bylaws, which were sent in advance to Members via email. We look forward to your input.

  • When?: Thursday, September 19, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.
  • Where?: Seattle University Law School, Sullivan Hall (Room 309), 901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

We look forward to seeing you,

NLG Seattle Board

Upcoming Event: General Chapter Meeting and Special Presentation

  • When?  July 18, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where? Seattle University Law School, Sullivan Hall (Room 110)901 12th Avenue

Seattle Chapter Members, please join us for our bimonthly meeting! In addition to handling our routine matters and updates, we are pleased to have Dusty May of the Lavender Rights Project speak on Transgender Rights in Washington.  

If you’re not yet a Seattle Chapter Member, you’re also welcome to attend to learn more about our organization! Please reach out to nationallawyersguildseattle@gmail.com to introduce yourself and to reserve your spot at the meeting as a non-Member.

We look forward to seeing you,

NLG Seattle Board 

Announcement: New NLG Seattle Chapter Officers (May 2019 – May 2020)

During the May 2 General Chapter Meeting, the following Members were elected to serve as the NLG Seattle Chapter Officers for the term of May 2019 – May 2020:

  • President: Phil Chinn
  • Vice-President: Mike Schueler
  • Student Vice-President: Alex Daye
  • Treasurer: Darius Fullmer
  • Secretary: Janet Thoman
We are also very fortunate that Diane Paul and Grainne Griffiths will continue in their current roles as At-Large Board Members, along with the newly-elected At-Large Board Member Neil Fox.

Congratulations to our new Chapter Officers and newest At-Large Board Member!

Upcoming Event: A discussion with Philippines Senator Risa Hontiveros

  • When? Monday, June 24, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Pacific
  • Where? K&L Gates Seattle, 925 Fourth Ave., Floor 29, Seattle 98104

The National Lawyers Guild Seattle is proud to be co-sponsoring a conversation with Philippine Senator Risa Hontiveros. Senator Hontiveros will be in Seattle to meet with the legal community to discuss the civil and human rights crisis that exists in the Philippines. Topics for this moderated discussion include an overview of the rule of law in the Philippines, human and civil liberties in the Philippines, and attacks on the bench and bar.

*** Please RSVP at Matt.Perez@klgates.com. ***

Upcoming Event: General Chapter Meeting and Annual Officer Elections

  • When?  May 2, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where? Seattle University Law School, Sullivan Hall (Room C3), 901 12th Avenue

Seattle Chapter Members, please join us for our bimonthly meeting! We will also hold our annual Officer elections during this meeting.

Please see your email, or reach out to nationallawyersguildseattle@gmail.com, for more information about the available Officer positions and how you may become involved or nominate another Seattle Chapter Member.

If you’re not yet a Seattle Chapter Member, you’re also welcome to attend to learn more about our organization! Please reach out to nationallawyersguildseattle@gmail.com to introduce yourself and to reserve your spot at the meeting as a non-Member.

We look forward to seeing you,

NLG Seattle Board

Upcoming Event: General Chapter Meeting and Special Presentation

  • When?  February 21, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where? Seattle University Law School, Sullivan Hall (Room C3)901 12th Avenue

Seattle Chapter Members, please join us for our bimonthly meeting! In addition to handling our routine matters and updates, Attorney Leslie Cushman will join us for a special presentation and discussion related to reforming Washington’s deadly force laws as applied to law enforcement. Marilyn Covarrubias, whose son Daniel was killed by Lakewood police and who is a community activist fighting for justice, will co-present.

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/family-of-man-killed-by-police-while-holding-cellphone-files-federal-suit-against-lakewood/

If you’re not yet a Seattle Chapter Member, you’re also welcome to attend to learn more about our organization! Please reach out to nationallawyersguildseattle@gmail.com to introduce yourself and to reserve your spot at the meeting as a non-Member.

We look forward to seeing you,

NLG Seattle Board

Upcoming Event: General Chapter Meeting and Special Presentation

  • When?  December 14, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Where? Optimism Brewing Company, 1158 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122 (look for our table)

Seattle Chapter Members, please join us for our bimonthly meeting! In addition to handling our routine matters and updates, we’ll have a special discussion regarding legal observing in Tijuana.

If you’re not yet a Seattle Chapter Member, you’re also welcome to attend to learn more about our organization! Please reach out to nationallawyersguildseattle@gmail.com to introduce yourself and to reserve your spot at the meeting as a non-Member.

We look forward to seeing you,

NLG Seattle Board

Upcoming Event: General Chapter Meeting and Special Presentation

  • When?  October 16, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where? Seattle University Law School, Sullivan Hall (**new room** Room 105, Justice Fred H. Dore Courtroom), 901 12th Avenue

Seattle Chapter Members, please join us for our bimonthly meeting! In addition to handling our routine matters and updates, we’ve arranged for a special presentation with the Minnesota Valve Turners and Kelsey Skaggs, attorney and Executive Director of the Climate Defense Project.

If you’re not yet a Seattle Chapter Member, you’re also welcome to attend to learn more about our organization! Please reach out to nationallawyersguildseattle@gmail.com to introduce yourself and to reserve your spot at the meeting as a non-Member.

We look forward to seeing you,

NLG Seattle Board 

Upcoming Event: General Chapter Meeting

  • When?  October 16, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where? Seattle University Law School, Sullivan Hall (Room 309), 901 12th Avenue

Seattle Chapter Members, please join us for our bimonthly meeting!

If you’re not yet a Seattle Chapter Member, you’re also welcome to attend to learn more about our organization! Please reach out to nationallawyersguildseattle@gmail.com to introduce yourself and to reserve your spot at the meeting as a non-Member.

We look forward to seeing you,

NLG Seattle Board