May 2018 Bar Bulletin
By Claudine Benmar
In the early 1970s, John Weaver was a lawyer at a midsized firm in Indianapolis. He had never worked as a teacher. He had never been west of the Rocky Mountains. But a hankering for adventure led him across the country to a brand new law school in Tacoma. The rest, as they say, is history.
Actually, the rest was property. Prof. Weaver has taught property law at Seattle University School of Law since its first day of operation in 1972, when it was affiliated with the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. Prof. Weaver, the last of the law school’s founding faculty members,...