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4 Ways Lawyers Can Be Happier People

Attorney Kristina Larry offers up her top four secrets to happiness in the stressful legal profession.
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Women in Law: Creating a Culture of Diversity

Highlighting the importance of gender diversity in the legal profession for the next generation of practicing attorneys.
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Friday 5: Reasons to Get Involved with the Washington First Responder Will Clinic

How your volunteer service helps Washington’s first responders.
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17
Aug

Court of Appeals Discusses Disqualification Standards for Former-Client Conflicts

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A case ruling summarizes RPC 1.9 — “old” and “new” need not be related to find disqualifying conflict in cases involving a former client.

A judge address two attorneys in court.A contested-will case ruling summarizes analysis under RPC 1.9 — “old” and “new” matters do not necessarily need to be related to find a disqualifying conflict in cases involving a former client. Read more »

14
Aug

Religious Freedom Includes Right to Believe in Sanctity of Gay Marriage

WSBA Board of Governors President Anthony Gipe responds to member comments on gay marriage.

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I normally use my blog posts to discuss and expand on my guest writers and the topics they are discussing. However, the June article that Barb Rhoads-Weaver and I co-wrote in NWLawyer prompted a couple of letters to the editor that I would like to respond to instead. Read more »

12
Aug

Creating Amazing Videos and Avoiding Ethics Violations

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Video is a powerful tool for reaching new clients and expanding legal practices. Here’s how to do it effectively and ethically.

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Video is a powerful platform for connecting with new prospects, establishing a stronger online presence, and providing resources for your current clients. As part of our ethics day on Aug. 26, 2015, we will be covering how to create content — including video — that avoids common ethics violations. But what makes a good video and where do lawyers typically get into trouble? Read more »

11
Aug

5 Powerful Books to Inspire Women Lawyers

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The Bar’s LOMAP practice advisor Charity Anastasio shares her top titles for empowering women in the legal profession.

Book covers: The Bar’s Charity Anastasio, practice management advisor for the Law Office Management Assistance Program, shares her top titles for empowering women in the legal profession.
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6
Aug

What Is a ‘Necessary’ Witness under the Lawyer-Witness Rule?

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The Court of Appeals weighs in on the meaning of “necessary witness” when considering if a trial counsel can be called to the stand.

A young lawyer takes the witness stand in courtThe Court of Appeals weighs in on the meaning of “necessary witness” in considering when a trial attorney can be called to the stand in his own case. Read more »

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