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Why You Should Check Out WSBA’s Lending Libraries

How you can access WSBA’s Lending Libraries from Seattle and elsewhere.
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Throwback Thursday: Yakima County

For Throwback Thursday, a look at Yakima County.
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Why Sean Carter Wants You to Laugh at Ethics

Sean Carter, Humorist at Law, will present “Comedic Legal Education” on June 9.
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Justice Bob Utter and the Rule of Law

Justice Bob Utter swearing in
In memory of Justice Bob Utter.

Justice Bob Utter portrait

Originally presented at Justice Utter’s April 29, 2015, memorial service, at the Temple of Justice.

I have yet to meet a person who knew Bob Utter who has failed at some point to mention the ever-present twinkle in his eye.

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12 ABA TECHSHOW 2015 Highlights

A recap of the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW.

My second year at the ABA TECHSHOW was magical. I was no longer a deer in the headlights, unable to absorb the massive amounts of content and activities. I made a pact with myself to indulge in every aspect of the event. This is my countdown of what I learned, thought, and got.

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Throwback Thursday: Lewis County

WA map showing Lewis County
For Throwback Thursday, a look at Lewis County.

Washington map showing Lewis County

A Brief History of Lewis County

Founded in 1845, Lewis County is the oldest county in Washington, named to honor Meriwether Lewis of the Corps of Discovery. It was so large at the time that it is known as the “mother of all counties,” as half of present-day Washington state was carved from its borders. Read more »


Lessons from a Legal Tech Startup: One Month as a “Lawyer in Residence” at Clio

What one lawyer learned after a month at Clio, a legal tech startup.

Desk photo provided by Clio

This February, I headed up to Vancouver, B.C. to have a kid and spend some time as a “lawyer in residence” at the legal technology startup Clio.

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LGBT Kids: Cycles of Suspensions, Homelessness, and Criminalization

Teenager with help written on hand
LGBT youth need a justice system competent to deal with and accommodate their differences.

Teenager with help written on hand

In the President’s Corner of the April/May 2015 issue of NWLawyer, Nicole McGrath discussed issues of equity in education, and how awareness of certain issues in how we handle race, poverty, and education in policy has a big impact on the lives of children.

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