“My Name is Pauli Murray”
Panel Discussion & Movie Pass
(Hybrid Event)

“My Name is Pauli Murray” Documentary: Panel Discussion & Movie Pass

This is a HYBRID event! Join us in person or virtually over Zoom for a panel discussion featuring the filmmaker, Betsy West, and a free screening of the documentary about groundbreaking civil rights attorney Pauli Murray, a non-binary Black lawyer, activist and poet who influenced both Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall.

Starting from the lens of Pauli Murray’s legal and personal journey, the panel will explore current issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in the law.

Attendees are encouraged to watch the film before the event. See film screening information below.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 8 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Reception to follow with sparkling wine “Proud” provided by Brandi Carlile’s XOBC Wine Brand and snacks from Beecher’s Cheese.

WHERE: U.S. District Courthouse at 700 Stewart St, Seattle, WA 98101 (Jury Assembly Room) & virtually over Zoom!

COST: This event is FREE thanks to the District Court’s support through its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts!

Includes 1.0 hour of WA or CA CLE.

Questions? Contact Cynthia: cjones@joneslegalgroup.net

VIRTUAL REGISTRATION IN-PERSON REGISTRATION

MEET OUR PANELISTS

Supreme Court Justice
Mary Yu, Washington State Supreme Court
Dean Anthony Varona,
Seattle University School of Law
Amrita Mallik, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit
Moderator: Beth Bloom, Esq., of Bloom Law, PLCC, Co-Founder and Past President of Q-Law
With special appearance from Betsy West, My Name is Pauli Murray filmmaker

ABOUT OUR WINE AND CHEESE PROVIDERS

Beecher’s Cheese


FILM SCREENING OPTIONS

If you do not have Amazon Prime:

  • An in-person screening of the film will take place prior to the event on June 8th from 2:00 – 3:30 pm in the Jury Assembly Room at the courthouse (700 Stewart St). Please select the in-person screening add-on in the registration form to help us keep track of how many people will be in attendance.
  • A virtual screening of the film will take place over Zoom. Details to be announced!

CLE INFORMATION

Please return after the program to fill out these forms.