June 2019 Bar Bulletin
By Claudine Benmar
Telephone installer, cocktail waitress, nurse’s aide, assistant hotel manager, seamstress, bartender, social worker.
There’s a reason why Professor Connie Krontz connects so strongly with non-traditional students at the Seattle University School of Law. It’s because she was one herself, starting law school at the age of 33, after working at the jobs listed above. Like many whom she taught, she was also a first-generation college student.
Now, after 25 years in the career she has loved most of all — teaching legal writing — Krontz is retiring.
“I think what we have built here in the Legal Writing Program is pretty...