Monday, March 30, 2015
Professor Cheryl A. Beckett, Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington, has just been voted Professor of the Year by the students at her school. Congratulations Cheryl!
Fun facts about Cheryl? Before she became a law professor she was a Field Attorney in Anchorage, Alaska for the National Labor Relations Board and was also Counsel for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1439.
Professor Beckett serves as a Commissioner and Vice-Chair on the City of Spokane Civil Service Commission, and continues to serve as arbitrator and mediator on both public and private labor issues when called upon by employers and unions. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section; the Washington State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section; the Association of American Law Schools, Labor and Employment Law Section and Legal Research and Writing Section; and the Association of Legal Writing Directors.
Hat tip to Mark DeForrest