Terry Price

  • Executive Director, Graduate Education
  • Affiliate Instructor


Phone: (206) 221-6030
Email: tprice@uw.edu


B.A. 1983, University of Pennsylvania M.S.W. 1991, Smith College School for Social Work J.D. 2001, University of Washington

Areas of Expertise

Family Law — Health Law — LGBTQ Rights

Recent Courses

LAW A 580 Family Law
LAW A 590 Constitutional Law: Equal Protection, Fundamental Rights, Due Process
LAW B 530 Judicial Externship
LAW C 510 Professional Ethics for International LLM Students
LAW H 508 Beginning Of Life: Rights And Choices

Terry Price is the Executive Director for the Graduate Education programs at the School of Law.  He supervises the strategic planning for the 7 LL.M. programs, as well as the Master of Jurisprudence and Ph.D. programs.  He advises J.D., LL.M. and prospective students about their course options and pathways to complete their legal education, including bar preparation courses.  Additionally, Terry designed and implemented the two online courses for LL.M. bar exam takers: Professional Responsibility and Constitutional Law: Structures of Government.  Prior to this, Terry was the Executive Director of the Asian Law Center and the Center for Law, Science and Global Health.  Terry has taught law courses for more than ten years including Family Law, Mental Health and Law, Beginning of Life: Rights and Choices, Legal Issues at the End of Life, HIV and Law, and Constitutional Law: Equal Protection. Terry also teaches Family Law Fundamentals to the Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) students, Washington's new category of legal professionals who are independently licensed to practice in some areas of family law.

Prior to joining the law school, Terry was Senior Policy Counsel for the Washington House of Representatives Democratic Caucus, where he advised members about issues related to the House Judiciary, Public Safety and Early Learning/Children's Services committees, such as marriage equality, gun violence, gang prevention, sexually violent predators, and foster youth. Before that, he was an associate at the Reed McClure and Wechsler Becker law firms. Terry was also a 2006 Washington State Bar Association Leadership Institute Fellow.

From 2001–2002, Terry clerked for the Honorable Christine Quinn-Brintnall at the Washington Court of Appeals, Division II. Terry also has a Master's in Social Work and worked as a clinical social worker in pediatric oncology and neonatology prior to entering law school.

For 2017–18, Terry was also the President of the QLaw (LGBT) Foundation of Washington. Additionally, Terry has served on the ARC of Washington Trust Fund Board since January 2018, and on the Washington Access to Justice Board since October 2018. In December 2018, Washington Governor Jay Inslee appointed Terry to a four-year term on his Child Support Reform Workgroup.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Professional Publications

  • Terry J. Price, Limited License Legal Technicians: Educational Issues on the Road to a Brave New Legal World, Paralegal Today, 2016 Q1, at 1-4.

  • Speaker, "Regulation of the U.S. Legal Profession", Transnational Institute, University of Washington School of Law (September 13, 2019)
  • Speaker, "Administrative Law in the United States", Transnational Institute, University of Washington School of Law (September 11, 2019)
  • Speaker, "Flowers, No Cake: Washington's Public Accommodations Law after Masterpiece Cakeshop and Arlene's Flowers", First Interprofessional LGBTQ Health Conference, University of Washington (April 6, 2019)
  • Speaker, "Legal Issues for Physical Therapy Students", University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (February 6, 2019)
  • Speaker, "Introduction to Washington State Legislative Process", University of Washington School of Social Work and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (January 10, 2019)
  • Speaker, "Administrative Law in the United States", Transnational Institute, University of Washington School of Law (September 13, 2018)
  • Keynote, "Assisted Reproduction and the Modern Complexities of Parentage", Nanjing Southeast University Law School (September 8, 2018)
  • Speaker, "Regulation of the U.S. Legal Profession", Transnational Institute, University of Washington School of Law (September 4, 2018)
  • Speaker, "Current Efforts to Educate Washington State Judicial Officers on LGBTQ Rights", Beijing LGBTQ Center (March 17, 2018)
  • Speaker, "Current Legal/Mental Health Challenges in the United States and the December 2017 Volk v. DeMeerleer Study", Nanjing Normal University Law School and Southeast University Law School (March 1, 2018)
  • Speaker, "Volk v. DeMeerleer (therapist liability to third parties)", Study Work Session, Washington State Legislature, House Judiciary Committee (December 14, 2017)
  • Speaker, "HIV Law and Policy in the U.S.", University of Washington School of Public Health (October 20, 2017)
  • Speaker, "Substantive Due Process—What is Liberty?", Constitutional Law: Equal Protection (class), University of Washington School of Law (October 11, 2017)
  • Speaker, "Color of Justice: So What Do Lawyers and Judges Do?", Color of Justice Conference, Alaska Administrative Office of the Courts (October 6, 2017)
  • Speaker, "Procedural Due Process", University of Washington School of Law (October 4, 2017)