Save the Dates! Upcoming CLEs

SAVE THE DATES! The following mini-CLEs are scheduled as described below.  An online registration page for each mini-CLE will be coming soon.  Stay tuned for further information. For the CLE in December, section members are encouraged to submit their own issues or questions in advance of the program, and should send them to Jonathan Lloyd…

Save the Date!: CLE = “International Estate Planning”

SAVE THE DATE! The WSBA International Practice Section invites you to attend a CLE on “International Estate Planning.” Join Bob Mucklestone as he discusses various aspects of international estate planning law. The topics Bob will discuss include preparation of wills and trusts for clients with some non-US involvement, US citizens married to non-US citizen spouses;…

ABA Section of International Law 2014 Fall Meeting – October 21-25, Buenos Aires

The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend our 2014 Fall Meeting in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 21-25, 2014.  Join over 1,000 leading attorneys, corporate counsel, government officials, academics and NGO lawyers for a conference unlike any other.  The International Practice Section is a Cooperating Entity on this…

Call for Article – NWLawyer Magazine

Are you interested in authoring an article for NWLawyer Magazine?The November issue of NWLawyer (the WSBA’s magazine with a print circulation of 31,500 + on-line readers) will be themed “Everything But Seattle,” and the International Practice Section will be featured.  We are looking for an article between 750-1000 words on a topic, issue, or case…

Call for CLE Presenters

We are looking for speakers for the International Practice Section’s lunchtime brown-bag CLE series, beginning in September 2014.  We are interested in presentations on a broad range of topics relating to international law, and would be happy to work with you in developing your presentation.  Presenting a CLE is a great way for you to…

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…