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A Brief History of the Thanksgiving Turkey

A look back at the evolution of the traditional turkey dinner — and happy Thanksgiving from WSBA!
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Immigration Reform Implications for High-tech Workers and Entrepreneurs

Immigration reform takeaways for high-tech workers and entrepreneurs.
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Friday 5: Implications of Obama’s Immigration Executive Action

In light of the president’s executive action, immigrant families have new options.
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Beware of Bad Check Scams Aimed at Lawyers

An overview of the most recent fraudulent check schemes that continue to plague law offices, what they look like, and how to spot them.


This post serves as a follow-up to the blog post, “Don’t Fall for Email Check Scams,” published in 2012.

Unfortunately, in the world of fraud, “bad check” scams targeting lawyers show no signs of going away, and in many cases seem to be getting more sophisticated.

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Friday 5: Reasons Not to Live in Seattle

An abridged version of a Wenatchee native’s top 10 reasons not to live in Seattle — see the full list in the November 2014 NWLawyer.

There are plenty of reasons to live in Seattle… and just as many not to. Allison Peryea graciously narrowed it down to just a handful for this week’s Friday 5. See our “Top 10 Reasons Not to Live in Seattle,” plus more all-in-good-fun Seattle-bashing, in the November 2014 “Not-Seattle” issue of NWLawyer!

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Happy 125th Birthday to Washington State — and the WSBA

WSBA 125 Years
Celebrating 125 years of Washington and the WSBA.

WSBA 125 Years On Nov. 11, 2014, Washington commemorates 125 years of statehood. The WSBA joined in the fun with a staff open house introducing our own 125th anniversary celebration.

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Make the Most of Your Millennial

LOMAP’s advice on learning from and teaching the new generation of young professionals, from a millennial insider.


Now that millennials are here to stay, here are a few tips and tricks for getting the most out of your younger workforce, from a voice with the inside scoop.

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Remembering Sher Kung

A tribute to Sher Kung’s life as an inspiring mother, fiancée, and lawyer, as well as information on contributing to her memorial fund.

I have struggled to write this post for Sher Kung. Like so many of us, I was privileged to know Sher. But I did not know her as well as other lawyers and worry that my words will be insufficient to acknowledge the loss to our legal community or to celebrate and honor her life and all the gifts Sher brought to the legal profession. The words that Sher lived by remind me, “Stop overanalyzing, life is simple.”

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