Attention all summer associates!

8th Annual Bridge the Legal Research Gap Program
Thursday, June 19, 2003
Noon to 5:00pm

Sullivan Hall, Seattle University School of Law
900 Broadway, Seattle

Sponsored by

University of Washington, Gallagher Law Library
Seattle University Law Library
UW Law Career Planning and Public Service Center
SU Law Career Services

For handouts, legal research guides, and PowerPoint slideshows, see
Bridge the Gap 2003 Launchpad
.

Bring your lunch and refresh your legal research skills at this free program

You are invited to attend this free program, designed to enhance your legal research skills.  No matter which law school you attend, all law students working in the Seattle area are welcome.


Schedule & Room Assignments

Time Room Session
Noon - 12:10

C-5

Welcome and Introductions
Dean Rudolph Hasl, Seattle University School of Law
Kelly Kunsch (Seattle University)

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Vendor Information Tables
12:15 - 1:00 Plenary Session I
C-5
Legal Drafting
Kelly Kunsch (Seattle University) & Sam Donaldson (University of Washington)
Back by popular demand. Hear the voice of experience. Practitioner-turned-Professor Sam Donaldson shares his top ten tips for legal drafting.
1:10 - 1:55 Concurrent Sessions I
C-6
Getting the Scoop on Jobs and Careers
Penny Hazelton (University of Washington)
C-1
Administrative Law Research
Sarah Hollingsworth (University of Washington)
C-5
Secondary Sources
Stephanie Wilson (Seattle University)
C-3
LoisLaw Presentation
Michael Cronin (LoisLaw)
2:05 - 2:50 Concurrent Sessions II
C-1
Federal Legislative History
Peggy Jarrett (University of Washington) 
C-5
Washington Practice Materials
Kelly Kunsch (Seattle University) 
C-3
LexisNexis Presentation
LaCandas Malone (LexisNexis)
3:00 - 3:45 Concurrent Sessions III
C-5
Internet Legal Research: Washington Materials
Ann Hemmens (University of Washington)
C-6
What You Always Wanted To Know About Legal Research But Were Afraid To Ask
Cheryl Nyberg (University of Washington)
  C-1
Washington State Legislative History 
Kerry Fitz-Gerald (Seattle University)
C-3
Westlaw Presentation
Anna Guerra (Westlaw)
3:55 - 4:50   Plenary Session II
   C-5
 Making the Most of Your Summer Job
Millicent Newhouse (University of Washington), Joan Tierney & Chris Engle (Seattle University)
Mr. Whitney Leibow, Cairncross and Hempelmann
Ms. Linda Lillevik, The Defender Association
Ms. Kirsten Schimpff, Assistant U.S. Attorney
Mr. Matthew Segal, Preston Gates and Ellis

Last year more than 120 students attended the program; don't miss out on this opportunity to mingle with law students from around the country. Most employers encourage their summer associates and externs to participate.

Registration is free. Please register using the web form below. For questions contact Kara Phillips, Kerry Fitz-Gerald, or Jane Draney at 206/398-4096.

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Registration CLOSED 6/18/03

Registration is limited to 150 participants.

Parking

Sullivan Hall (SU Law School) is located on the east side of Seattle University's Campus. It is on the corner of 12th and Columbia (between Cherry/James and Madison). Nonmetered (free) street parking is available on 12th, Columbia, and the surrounding streets.

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Financial Supporters

LexisNexis
Westlaw
LoisLaw

Note: Vendors will have information displays in the open space on the Court level where the programs will be held.

Staff

In addition to the speakers, other people from the Seattle and University of Washington Law Schools and Law Libraries assisted in planning and coordinating this event. Thanks (in alphabetic order) to:

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FAQs

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Eating Establishments near Seattle University School of Law, Sullivan Hall (12th & Columbia)

Kelly’s Pizza & Sports Bar
730 12th Ave.
206-883-9996
Starbucks
800 12th Ave.
206-329-8028
Yoshino Teriyaki
812 12th Ave.
206-328-6734
The Lemongrass
“Taste of Vietnam”
514 12th Ave.
206-860-8164
Seattle University Student Center
11th & E. Cherry
Some food services will be open during the day.
New Town Market
“Home Style Deli”
734 12th Ave.
206-720-5270
Subway
806 12th Ave.
206-329-8028

This list is for informational purposes only and is not intended as an endorsement of any particular eating establishment. There are additional restaurants along 12th avenue, Madison Street and Broadway avenue as well as in the greater Capitol Hill/First Hill area.