American University Washington College of Law hosted a reception in January for alumni recently elected to public office—including U.S. Representatives Gwen Graham ’88 and Stacey Plaskett ’94. The reception also recognized alumni elected officials from Maryland, Virginia, and D.C.Read more
Faculty are participating in the 2014 Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, which features panel discussions and workshops on many legal topics. AUWCL faculty and administrators serving as presenters and/or officers include: Llezlie Green Coleman, Jennifer Daskal, Lia Epperson, David Jaffe, Theresa Kaiser, Billie Jo Kaufman, Jeffrey Lubbers, Jayesh Rathod, Susana SaCouto, Brenda Smith, Shana Tabak, Stephen Vladeck, Stephen Wermiel, and Lindsay Wiley. The conference is being held in Amelia Island, Florida. MORERead more
Third Year Student Saskia Valencia has been selected for the Skadden Fellowship Program, a two-year opportunity to pursue a self-created project alongside a public interest organization. Valencia will work with Youth Represent, a small youth defense and advocacy organization in New York.Read more
The law school congratulates Major Louis "Jamie" Boston '00, command judge advocate for the U.S. Army, and Akua Coppock '03, assistant city attorney for the City of Atlanta Law Department, named "Trailblazers Under 40" by the National Bar Association. Boston and Coppock were recognized at the NBA's Annual Convention in July.
The Latina/o Alumni Association of the Washington College of Law (LAAW), whose goal is to promote professional development through networking and career mentoring, elected new members to serve on its Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term.Read more