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October 22nd Hague Convention CLE a Success!

Our CLE on The Hague Convention: Laws of International Child Abduction, held at Williams Kastner on October 22nd, 2009 was a success. Photograph submitted by Tracy M. Heims. Speaker Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele – partner-in-charge of the Seattle office of the international law firm Adorno & Yoss and a litigator with a focus on employment law, corporate…

SAVE-THE-DATE: WA Law Students’ Reception Thursday, November 5th!

This fabulous event is for both law students and members of the WSBA International Practice Section. Join us for some great hors d’oeuvres and beverages, an opportunity to meet with WA law students interested in international law and lawyers of the WSBA International Practice Section, and a chance to hear from Ms. Karen Summerville of…

SAVE-THE-DATE: WA Law Students’ Reception Thursday, November 5th!

This fabulous event is for both law students and members of the WSBA International Practice Section. Join us for some great hors d’oeuvres and beverages, an opportunity to meet with WA law students interested in international law and lawyers of the WSBA International Practice Section, and a chance to hear from Ms. Karen Summerville of…

The Gavel Welcomes its New SLC for 2009-2010!

As our outgoing Student Liaison Correspondent (SLC), Braden Pence, heads into his third year, The Global Gavel welcomes Mr. Brandon Chan as our newest SLC. Photograph submitted by Brandon Chan. Born and raised in Singapore, Brandon moved to the U.S. with his family at age 16. He graduated from UW with a B.A. in Business…

The Gavel Welcomes its New SLC for 2009-2010!

As our outgoing Student Liaison Correspondent (SLC), Braden Pence, heads into his third year, The Global Gavel welcomes Mr. Brandon Chan as our newest SLC. Photograph submitted by Brandon Chan. Born and raised in Singapore, Brandon moved to the U.S. with his family at age 16. He graduated from UW with a B.A. in Business…

Our Train CLE a SUCCESS!

Our August 28, 2009 “International Express” Cross-Border Train CLE was a success! Co-sponsored by the WSBA and the WSBA International Practice Section, the first portion of this CLE was held in an Amtrak train car as it traveled north from Seattle, WA to Vancouver BC. CLE Presenter Chris Hilgenfeld of Seattle firm Davis Grimm Payne…

Our Train CLE a SUCCESS!

Our August 28, 2009 “International Express” Cross-Border Train CLE was a success! Co-sponsored by the WSBA and the WSBA International Practice Section, the first portion of this CLE was held in an Amtrak train car as it traveled north from Seattle, WA to Vancouver BC. CLE Presenter Chris Hilgenfeld of Seattle firm Davis Grimm Payne…

Upcoming International Events in August, September, and October

As you know, August 28th is the date of our “International Express” Cross-Border Train CLE. (We are currently 2/3 full!) For registration information, please see the previous posting immediately below. Two additional events also worth checking out this fall are the following: September 10: The “Legal Challenges to Chinese Companies Doing Business in the United…