UW Law Microfinance Event: January 15th, 4:30pm

Our friends at the University of Washington Law School are sponsoring an event just prior to our Microfinance and Microbrews next Thursday. We encourage you to clear your calendar for a microfinance buffet! The first course is microfinance and law at 4:30 on the waterfront. At 6 head to Pike Brewery for the second course: microfinance in China.

THE LEGAL SIDE OF SOCIAL LENDING:
THE ROLE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSIONAL IN MICROFINANCE
Co-Sponsored by the UW International Law Society, Graham & Dunn, PC and GPSS

January 15, 2009 – 4:30 pm at the Office of Graham & Dunn, PC
Featuring: April Rinne, General Counsel of nonprofit investment firm Unitus, and
Casey Wilson, Co-Founder and CEO of peer-to-peer lender Wokai.
Donations are welcome and will benefit the UW International Law Society’s microfinance efforts. Non-lawyers are encouraged to attend.
To attend please RSVP by emailing ILS@u.washington.edu

Location and Parking:
The Law Offices of Graham & Dunn, PC, Pier 70, 2801 Alaskan Way, Suite 300 Seattle, WA 98121
Parking is available at Pier 70 for $7

A reception will immediately follow the panel discussion and will provide attendees with an opportunity to network with students, speakers and legal professionals interested in microfinance. Please see the ILS website (http://students.washington.edu/ils) for additional information and speaker bios.

After the reception we encourage you to head over to SeaMo’s “Microfinance and Microbrews” at The Pike Brewery (1415 1st Ave, Seattle.) Casey Wilson will be the keynote speaker for that event and will speak more specifically on the nuances of microfinance in China. Please contact ryan@seattlemicrofinance.org or visit SeaMo’s website seattlemicrofinance.org for more information.

Please contact Joel Emans at ils@u.washington.edu with any questions.

Co-Sponsored by the University of Washington International Law Society, Graham & Dunn, PC and the UW Graduate & Professional Student Senate.

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