O’Ban’s leadership praised for work to bring new UW Law School to Tacoma

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The News Tribune


By JAMES B. MEADE

University of Washington, Tacoma Branch  Pic #2 20Oct99  by Dick MilliganCongratulations, Tacoma. With the vision of a few, it looks like a law school might be on the horizon for the city.

Valarie Zeeck and volunteers who worked with her deserve a huge thank you for getting the ball rolling. State Sen. Steve O’Ban then helped bring this vision into sharper focus by obtaining $450,000 in state seed money to move the project to the next level. I don’t know O’Ban personally, but I believe he deserves our gratitude for making a law school in Tacoma possible again.

Both O’Ban and I are graduates of the University of Puget Sound Law School. Both of us understand how important that institution was for the entire South Sound and how a University of Washington Tacoma Law School can again fill that important role.

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