Thursday, March 14, 2013

Annual Law Student Reception — Monday, April 8, 2013

WSBA-IPS Law Student Reception
Monday, April 8, 2013

A hosted reception for international lawyers and law students interested in international law to meet and interact. Delicious hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine will be provided. There will also be a fun, low-key networking activity with prizes that did not come from Archie McPhee.

When:     Monday April 8, 2012
                5:30 to 7:30 p.m
Where:    Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
                U.S. Bank Centre
                1420 5th Ave., Suite 3400
                Seattle, WA 98101

Cost:        IPS members and law students: free!
                Non-IPS members may join the IPS for $40, and then the reception will be free.

Speaker:  Schwabe shareholder Michael Herbst will provide brief remarks on networking strategies.

We look forward to seeing you! Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 2, 2013 by sending an email to If you don't RSVP, we may not have enough food. Or alcohol. And nobody wants that.

If you have any questions about the reception, please contact Matthew Dresden (

Monday, March 4, 2013

ABA Section of International Law 2013 Spring Meeting

The WSBA International Practice Section has been working with the ABA Section of International Law to develop the upcoming 2013 Spring Meeting in Washington D.C.  As a sponsor of this event, members of the WSBA International Practice Section receive discounted registration costs.  Please join us for the meeting as we:

·         Learn the latest from top experts in international law
·         Network with the best and brightest international lawyers
·         Participate in specialized meetings with colleagues who share your areas of interest.

When: April 23 – 27, 2013
Where: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Register: visit

This spring meeting offers substantive legal education sessions from top experts and outstanding networking opportunities. We encourage you to attend.

Click here for more information.


KoKo Huang
Chair, WSBA International Practice Section

Washington State Judicial Diversity Program Seeks Applicants!

The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is looking for applicants from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds for the second installment of its Judicial Diversity Program.  The program will pair qualified attorneys interested in pursuing a career on the bench with judges who will mentor them for a year.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 4, 2013.  The announcement for the program may be find at:

Winter 2013 Global Gavel Newsletter Vol.6 No.3&4

The latest issue of the IPS newsletter, The Global Gavel has arrived!

Featured in this issue:
  • Chair Column - KoKo Huang
  • Student Liaison Introduction  - Ryan Castle 
  • "International Joint Ventures, A Practical Approach"  - Milton R. Stewart & Ryan D. Maughn 
  • The Time is Ticking for Joined Defendants; Using a Clock to Measure the Right to Defense - Amanda Banik 
  • An Introduction to Export Control Regulations - Kristin Whinfrey
  • Hot Topics in International Trade -  Ryan Castle 

Click for the e-newsletter.