Many of us commit to eating better, exercising more often, and eliminating unhealthy habits. But those best-laid plans often get jettisoned during business travel (or vacations).
Ever fantasize about retiring to a sleepy little town on the Washington coast or a bustling wheat town on the Palouse? Why wait? Here are five reasons for becoming a rural attorney, gleaned from interviews with three rural Washington attorneys.
The issue of post-secondary support is a hot topic in family law. Over the past five to ten years, tuition has skyrocketed nationally, but particularly in Washington. Here, it increased 67.3% in the five years before 2012. For the 2013 UW class, tuition had increased 82 percent over the prior four years.
Although attorney liens have existed in statutory form in Washington since 1863, they remain a comparatively “underdeveloped” remedy for lawyers pursuing payment. In particular, the lien statute — RCW 60.40.010 — does not include a specific procedure for foreclosing a lien. The federal district court in Seattle recently provided an illustration of one potential avenue: a supplemental proceeding within the case creating the lien.