Kate O'Neill

  • Emerita Professor of Law

Contact

Phone: (206) 543-0928
Email: kateon@u.washington.edu

Kate O'Neill

Education

B.A. 1975, Stanford University J.D. 1980, Columbia University

Curriculum Vitae

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Books or Treatises

  • David Laskin & Kathleen O’Neill, The Little Girl Book: Everything You Need to Know to Raise a Daughter Today (Ballantine Books 1992, 1996). 287 pages.
  • Kathleen O’Neill, Writer’s Guide to Copyright (2d ed. Poets and Writers, Inc. 1990). 63 pages.
  • Kathleen O’Neill, Virgil’s The Aeneid (Barron’s 1984). 117 pages. (A study guide)

Book Chapters

  • Kate O’Neill, The Medi-Lab Case: A Negotiation Exercise for a Legal Writing Course, in Instructor’s Manual with Simulation and Problem Materials to Accompany Riskin & Westbrook Dispute Resolution and Lawyers, Second Edition, 1997 and Riskin & Westbook Dispute Resolution and Lawyers, Abridged Second Edition, 1998, at 282-94 (West Group 1998).
  • Kate O’Neill, Using an “ADR” Perspective to Teach Introductory Case Analysis in a Legal Writing Class, in Instructor’s Manual with Simulation and Problem Materials to Accompany Riskin & Westbrook Dispute Resolution and Lawyers, Second Edition, 1997 and Riskin & Westbook Dispute Resolution and Lawyers, Abridged Second Edition, 1998, at 258-69 (West Group 1998).

Book Reviews

  • Speaker, "From Trailer Parks to Wall Street: Contract Doctrine and Practice in Context", Faculty “Brown Bag”, University of Washington School of Law (February 19, 2014)

  • Speaker, "Introduction to the Fair Use Defense in Copyright Law", Mini-Conference: Fair Use for Scholars and Teachers of Modern Literature, University of Tulsa College of Law (February 20, 2013)

  • Speaker, "Teaching Informs Research", Northwest Regional Legal Writing Conference, University of Oregon School of Law (August 10, 2012)

  • Speaker, "Animal Law--Contract Pitfalls", CLE, Washington State Bar Association (November 16, 2010)

  • Speaker, "A Story with No End in Sight", Conference on Applied Storytelling in Law, Lewis & Clark Law School (July 23, 2009)

  • Panelist, "Applying the Rhetorical Perspective to Scholarship, Teaching, Professional Practice & Disciplinary Development", Mercer University / Legal Writing Institute Conference on Law & Rhetoric: Legal Writing Through a Rhetorical Lens, (January 6, 2009)

  • "Legal Writing", CLE on Persuasive Writing Techniques, Washington State Bar Association (June 26, 2008)

  • Speaker, "Persuasive Writing Techniques--Improving Your Writing Style", CLE, Washington State Bar Association (June 26, 2008)

  • Workshop on Contract Drafting (video-conference), K&LGates, PLLC (March 6, 2008)

  • "Posner TM", Faculty Colloquium, University of Washington School of Law (October 31, 2007)

  • Panelist, "When Worlds Collide: Exploring Inter-Relationships and Collaboration Between Clinicians and Legal Writing Teachers in Teaching and Scholarship", Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools (January 4, 2007)

  • Speaker, "Contract Law and Practice in Washington State: An Update", CLE, Whatcom County Bar Association (November 1, 2006)

  • "Introduction to Contract Law", Summer Institute in English, Business & Law, University of Washington (August 14, 2006)

  • "Using Collaborative Workshops and Self-assessment to Teach Legal Writing", with Carolyn Plumb, Semi-annual Meeting, Legal Writing Institute (June 1, 2006)

  • "Six Lessons in Drafting Contracts", Preston, Gates & Ellis (February 1, 2006)