The Judicial Institute
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Judicial Institute

This intensive two-day seminar, the institute’s signature event, is designed to provide practical knowledge to help legal professionals from a variety of backgrounds become judges. Taught by sitting judges, minority bar association judicial evaluation committee members and appointing authorities, topics covered include:

  • Serving as a judge

  • Judicial ethics

  • Judicial appointment process

  • Preparing for a judicial campaign

Participating fellows will be assigned judicial mentors, who will provide feedback, guidance and support on their path to the judiciary throughout the year.


Date:  March 22–23, 2019
Location:  Seattle University School of Law