Schedule for Western Regional Legal Writing Conference

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2017
Friday, August 25th
11:30 AM

Registration

Seattle University School of Law

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

1:00 PM

Connecting Legal Writing Students with Consumer Law

Neil L. Sobol, Texas A&M University School of Law

1:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Meaningful Connections Across the Curriculum: LARW Role in Creating Collaboration for J.D. and Graduate Students

Lauren Sancken, University of Washington School of Law
Dana Raigrodski, University of Washington School of Law
Elizabeth Baldwin, University of Washington School of Law

1:00 PM - 1:25 PM

1:25 PM

Connecting the Dots

Janet M. Heppard, University of Houston Law Center
Sarah J. Morath, University of Houston Law Center
Lauren Jansen Simpson, University of Houston Law Center

1:25 PM - 1:50 PM

Connecting with the Global Community – Vis Int’l Commercial Arbitration Moot Briefs as a Model for a Seminar on International Brief-Writing

Charles Calleros, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

1:25 PM - 1:50 PM

2:00 PM

Jurisprudence, Culture, and Classrooms

Suzanne Rowe, University of Oregon School of Law

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

The Immigration Appellate Practice Clinic: connecting students’ legal research, analysis, and writing skills and their commitment to social justice

Evangeline Abriel, Santa Clara University School of Law

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

2:25 PM

Mimesis, Character, and Legal Persuasion: Connecting Narrative Theory with Legal Storytelling

J. Christopher Rideout, Seattle University School of Law

2:25 PM - 2:50 PM

Seeing the Connection Between Effective Advocacy and its Underlying Bias

Kim Holst, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Janet Dickson, Seattle University School of Law

2:25 PM - 2:50 PM

2:50 PM

Break

Seattle University School of Law

2:50 PM - 3:20 PM

3:20 PM

Connecting Cognitive Science to Legal Writing

Alyssa Dragnich, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

Connecting Students with the Practice of Law: Learning in Context

Timothy J. Duff, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Bridging the Gap from Law School to Practice; Connecting LRW to the Practice of Law with a Capstone Litigation Planning and Drafting Course

Tenielle Fordyce-Ruff, Concordia University School of Law
Jason Dykstra, Concordia University School of Law

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

Bridging The Perceived Gap Between First-Year Doctrine And Skills Instruction

Rebekah Hanley, University of Oregon School of Law

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

4:30 PM

Reception and Cocktails followed by No Host Dinners

Seattle University School of Law

4:30 PM

Saturday, August 26th
8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

Seattle University School of Law

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Panel of Practitioners from Microsoft Corporation

Deirdre Bowen, Seattle University School of Law
Steve Seitz, Microsoft
Laura Lemire, Microsoft

9:30 AM - 10:20 AM

10:30 AM

(Busting) Out of Our Silos: Lessons Learned from a Clinician Taking 1L Legal Writing

Mary Bowman, Seattle University School of Law
Lisa Brodoff, Seattle University School of Law

10:30 AM - 10:55 AM

Connecting with our Students in the Age of Technology and Mass Media

Karin Mika, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

10:30 AM - 10:55 AM

10:55 AM

Bridging the Gap Between the First Year Lawyering Skills Program and Live Client Clinical Work

Julie B. Cramer, UCLA, School of Law

10:55 AM - 11:20 AM

Link Arms and Learn Together: Connecting Individual Students to the Classroom Collective

Eugene Kim, University of San Francisco School of Law

10:55 AM - 11:20 AM

11:30 AM

Keynote Speaker followed by Lunch

Anne Egeler, Washington State Deputy Solicitor General

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Missed Connections: How Students Perceive Model Answers

Elizabeth Frost, University of Oregon School of Law

1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

Promoting Professionalism and Inclusion Inside and Outside of the Classroom

Heidi Gilchrist, Brooklyn Law School

1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

1:55 PM

Connecting Solutions to Challenges: Developing Practice Skills and Resiliency in the Legal Writing Curriculum

Caroleen M. Dineen, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law

1:55 PM - 2:20 PM

Constructive Connections ≈ Compelling Communication

Deborah Borman, Seattle University School of Law

1:55 PM - 2:20 PM

2:30 PM

Connecting Law Student Wellbeing to Enhanced Performance

Debra S. Austin, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

2:30 PM - 2:55 PM

Integrating Quick Classroom Exercises the Connect Doctrine and Skill and Still Allow You (and Your Students) to Sleep at Night

Aimee Dudovitz, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Katherine Lyons, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

2:30 PM - 2:55 PM

2:55 PM

Connecting Legal Writing Methodology to the Administrative Work of the Judiciary

Mark DeForrest, Assoc. Prof. Emeritus, Gonzaga Administrative Office of the Courts, Olympia

2:55 PM - 3:20 PM

Connecting with Your Friends and Colleagues: Volunteer Service in Legal Writing Organizations

Bob Brain, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

2:55 PM - 3:20 PM

3:30 PM

Closing Session and Next Steps

Mimi Samuel, Seattle University School of Law
Janet Dickson, Seattle University School of Law

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM