The Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts has elected Parker Howell as Editor-in-Chief for 2011-12. Howell will be responsible for all aspects of publication and operations including Journal oversight, coordinating long-range planning efforts, and serving as a liaison between the Journal and law school faculty and administration.
Howell is an accomplished journalist and a Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Washington School of Law. He will soon complete a legal internship with the Office of Program Research, the nonpartisan legislative committee staff for the Washington House of Representatives.
Before law school, Howell worked as a business reporter for The Spokesman-Review newspaper in Spokane, Washington. Howell graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Oregon, where he was editor in chief of the Daily Emerald, the independent student newspaper.
The Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts is the nation’s first technology and law journal that also publishes articles involving the arts. This new focus allows the Journal to play a key role in furthering the University of Washington School of Law’s reputation as a center of innovation and path-breaking legal research. The Journal strives to publish concise legal analysis for practicing attorneys.
The Journal is a partnership between student editors, faculty, and an External Board composed of faculty and practicing attorneys. This ensures the Journal publishes timely, relevant, and informative articles. The Journal takes a comprehensive approach to the legal issues involving technological and artistic innovation. For more information about the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts, visit their website at http://www.law.washington.edu/WJLTA/.