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Shefelman Jurist-in-Residence With the generosity of the Harold S. Shefelman Endowment, the UW School of Law welcomed the first visiting Harold S. Shefelman Jurist-inResidence, Judge A. Raymond Randolph, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Judge Randolph visited the law school for two days of activities, including a classroom discussion with all first-year Constitutional Law students and a visit with the faculty, and a public forum. Members of the UW School of Law’s Moot Court Honor Board moderated the public forum, entitled “A Judge’s Perspective on Advocacy.” Judge Randolph shared his views on advocacy, which have been shaped by

The Harold S. Shefelman Endowment was

his two decades of service on the federal bench

established in 1987 in honor of Harold S. Shefelman,

as well as by his own experiences arguing 23 cases

a named partner in the long-time Seattle firm of

before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Roberts & Shefelman. Mr. Shefelman was a noted

Each year, as part of this new program, we will

municipal bond lawyer with a career that spanned

feature one prominent jurist who will share judicial perspectives and help us further integrate legal education and law practice. In the 2011-2012 academic year, our jurist will be Judge William Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit.

almost six decades. He graduated from the UW School of Law in 1925 and later served as an adjunct faculty member and a University of Washington Regent. The Shefelman Endowment was created to celebrate Mr. Shefelman’s career and to bring judges and lawyers to the School of Law to enrich educational opportunities.

Left, Judge A. Raymond Randolph Above, Harold S. Shefelman


UWLAW Alumni Magazine - Summer 2011