It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Emeritus William H. Rodgers, Jr. (September 16, 1939 – April 10, 2023)
Once a Law Dawg, Always a Law Dawg
Your UW Law connection doesn’t end when you leave campus.
At UW Law, we believe having a strong alumni network built on enduring relationships among our alumni is critical to the success of our school and future generations of lawyers. We hope you will join in our efforts to engage our alumni to benefit students, inform the public about UW Law’s remarkable achievements, and serve as ambassadors to the legal community and beyond.
Join us as we encourage students to explore their passions and equip them with intellectual tools and hands-on legal experience in their journey to become practice-ready lawyers able to work in any field they choose. Celebrate the impact our alumni are making in the communities they serve. Remain connected with your school and its alumni, students and faculty.
Alumni News & Events
Tribal appellate ruling in favor of Williams v. the Tulalip Tribes strengthens local court system.
A one-of-a-kind partnership prepares UW Emergency Medicine residents and UW Law students for malpractice lawsuits, featuring UW Law professor Bill Bailey and UW Law alumna and UW Medicine clinical instructor Dr. Nicole Chicoine Mooney, J.D., M.D.
The Space Course series continues with The Space-Cybersecurity Nexus featuring guest panelists from Aerospace Corporation, MITRE Corporation, Spaceflight, and Cardiff University.
Husky Giving Day is coming up on April 6! Please join us in support of UW Law students by giving a gift of any size to one of our top priorities, or to a cause that’s near to your heart.
How UW Law Alumna Christine Minhee, ’19, became a data warrior for humanity.
An in-person film screening of “Stewart Udall and The Politics of Beauty” will be held April 7, followed by a distinguished panel discussion including director John de Graaf, Senator Mark Udall and UW Law faculty.
Carolyn Purnell ‘71 was one of the first two Black women to graduate from UW Law, almost 70 years after the first Black man, William McDonald Austin, graduated in 1902.
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Alumni in the Media
Alumna Lara Fowler named director of Sustainability Institute, chief sustainability officer
May 26, 2023 | Source: Penn State University
Noted Seattle lawyer starts scholarship to help Native American and Latinx students at Heritage University pursue law degrees (UW Law partnership)
Apr 19, 2023 | Source: Heritage University
Heritage law school hopefuls have new opportunity for scholarships (UW Law partnership)
Apr 19, 2023 | Source: NBC Tri-Cities / NBC Yakima
States are flush with opioid settlement money. We don’t know much about how they’ll spend it (Alumna Christine Minhee profiled)
Dec 18, 2022 | Source: Fast Company
Alumna Ana Cecilia Lopez Named Washington State Bar Association Local Hero for Whatcom County
Nov 04, 2022 | Source: WSBA
Seattle tech vet Linden Rhoads appointed to Univ. of Washington Board of Regents (Alumni Linden Rhoads and Blaine Tamaki)
Oct 20, 2022 | Source: Geekwire
Newly appointed Superior Court judge to put best foot forward (Alumnus Tyson Hill)
Apr 21, 2021 | Source: Columbia Basin Herald
This former prisoner was just elected to the state house in Washington (Alumnus Shon Hopwood quoted)
Nov 07, 2020 | Source: The Seattle Times
From 'Jena 6' defendant to a promising career, (UW Law alumnus) Theo Shaw is officiallya lawyer
Apr 27, 2019 | Source: NOLA.com
UW benefactor lines up a gift that could be worth billions of dollars
Sep 17, 2018 | Source: Puget Sound Business Journal