Chiang to Participate in Feb. 25 Defender Conference

On February 25, Emily Chiang, a visiting assistant professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney  College of Law, will be a participant on two panels at a conference sponsored by the Seattle University School of Law’s Fred T. Korematsu’s Center for Law and Equality.

Chiang will participate in panels titled “Lessons Learned From Grant County Systemic Litigation on Ineffective Assistance of Counsel—is this Kind of Litigation a practical tool for systemic reform?” and “How to use National Standards and Ethics Opinions in Your Practice.”

The Defender Initiative’s First Annual Defender Conference is presented by Seattle University School of Law with Video Link to University of Mississippi School of Law. Supported in part by a grant from the Foundation to Promote Open Society and The Korematsu Center. Additional support provided by Skellenger, Bender; Foster, Pepper; Schwabe, Williamson; and Steven Hayne. Co-sponsored by The Washington Defender Association. For more information, visit