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January 2012

Office of Admission Staff


Carol Cochran, Assistant Dean

Whitney Earles, Director


Shontrana Gates, Admission Counselor


Amy Crusan-Kramer, Administrative Assistant


Eric Bender, Records Specialist


Happy New Year! Best wishes to you for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2012.  


We continue to accept applications for the 2012 incoming class. Our priority deadline is March 1, 2012. Thank you to those of you who have already submitted an application.


Student and Alumni Stories


Students bring a broad range of experiences and backgrounds to Seattle University School of Law, and they go on to pursue a variety of careers. Read about their successes, challenges and opportunities. 

Civil rights leader Andrew Young visited the law school
Former Congressman and U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young met with students and faculty at Seattle University School of Law on Friday, January 13. Full story.
ATJI and Clinic launch Foreclosure Mediation and Outreach Project
A new project through the Acess to Justice Institute gives students the chance to help distressed homeowners. Full article.
Graduate fights for the rights of accused war criminal
James Pirtle '05 is a Seattle trial lawyer whose practice includes criminal defense. Seemingly out of nowhere, his biggest defense case ever involves a notorious accused war criminal in a landmark international case in Africa. Continue.

Graduate builds a community of public interest lawyers in Arkansas


Three 2011 graduates have received AmeriCorps fellowships to work with another alumnus in providing legal services to the poorest and most vulnerable people in Arkansas.