Craig S. Peters
Mr. Peters focuses his practice on advising and defending school districts in Washington State, including matters involving special education and civil rights.
Before joining Patterson Buchanan, Mr. Peters externed for the Washington State Office of Administrative Hearings, where he assisted administrative law judges on special education cases. He also worked as a Law Clerk at the Washington State Office of the Attorney General – University of Washington Division, where he advised the University on a variety of matters, including student discipline and labor and employment law. Finally, Mr. Peters externed for the U.S. Department of Education – Office for Civil Rights, where he assisted in investigations and compliance reviews of educational institutions. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Peters worked with students with autism as well as in academic and nonprofit organizations in Seattle and South Asia.
- Seattle University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2016
- Note & Comment Editor, Seattle University Law Review
- University of Chicago, Master of Arts, History of Religions, 2010
- Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow, 2009 – 2010
- Humboldt State University, Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies, 2006
Publications / Presentations / Speaking Engagements
- The Impasse of Tibetan Justice, Seattle University Law Review, Fall, 2015
- Washington State Bar Association