The Huneke Fellowship

Each year the International Practice Section awards the Huneke Fellowship to an outstanding in-state law student with a demonstrated interest in the international practice of law.  The Huneke Fellow’s responsibilities include serving as the Section’s liaison to the Washington state law schools, assisting with the planning and execution of all Section events, and attending and…

Introducing the New Legislative Advocacy Page of the Global Gavel

The International Practice Section has added a new Legislative Advocacy page to its website blog, the Global Gavel, focusing on the IPS’s involvement in the Washington state legislative process.  Among other things, this new page outlines the new process the IPS Executive Committee has adopted to comment – when time allows – on bills as requested by the…

Event Report: IPS 2014 Annual Meeting and 30th Anniversary Celebration

On a beautiful summer evening on the outdoor patio at the UW Law School, the WSBA International Practice Section’s annual meeting took kicked off on July 10th with a warm welcome from Dr. Dana Raigrodski, Director of Global Affairs at the UW School of Law.  Outgoing Chair Jonathan Lloyd thanked the many volunteers for making…

IPS 2014 Annual Meeting and 30th Anniversary Celebration – July 10th

Please join us for the International Practice Section’s annual meeting.  At this year’s annual meeting we will also be celebrating our 30th anniversary! When: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 5:30 pm – 8:00 p.m. Where: University of Washington School of Law, William Gates Hall, outdoor terrace (if it rains, it will be inside in Room 133) (Map on the Global Gavel).  For…

SAVE THE DATE! IPS 2014 ANNUAL MEETING

Please join the 2014 Annual Meeting of the WSBA International Practice Section to celebrate our 30th anniversary on Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the University of Washington, School of Law.  Attendance is free for IPS members.  Further information will follow via the IPS listserv, the IPS LinkedIn, and the “Upcoming…

Event Report: 2014 Law Student Reception

The WSBA International Practice Section’s annual Law Student Reception took place on April 3, 2014 at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt with a great turnout of law students and practitioners.  Kristin Whinfrey, who introduced her current experience in the IPS’s Huneke Fellowship to which she encouraged many students to apply, and Bárbara Olagaray Gatto, who is…

ABA Section of International Law: Conference in Seattle – June 19-21, 2014

The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend the “International Families: Money, Children, and Long Term Planning” Conference to be held from June 19-21, 2014 at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, Washington.  It is more common today than ever before that a person will marry someone from another country, culture, or religion….

2014 Law Student Reception – Update

The International Practice Section of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to attend the 2014 Law Student Reception.  This annual event provides an opportunity for attorneys practicing in international law and law students interested in this practice area to meet and interact over drinks and delicious hour d’oeuvres.  Our special guest speaker, Bárbara…