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Goal Setting as an Associate Attorney

Attorney Ally Kennedy Garcia offers her tips for gaining a foothold for success in a law firm.
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Why You Should Run for the WSBA Board of Governors

Four positions on the Board are up for grabs. Do you have what it takes?
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Members of the Low Bono Section greet young lawyers.

Did you miss Open Sections Night? See our photo slideshow

Members from the WSBA’s 28 sections gathered at the WSBA Conference Center to meet and mingle for Open Sections Night.
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26
Jan

Court of Appeals Cites Common Law Roots of Lawyer-Witness Rule in Overturning Conviction

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A state appeals court points to the common law roots of the “lawyer-witness rule” in overturning a criminal conviction.

A young lawyer takes the witness stand in courtA state appeals court points to the common law roots of the “lawyer-witness rule” in overturning a criminal conviction. Read more »

20
Jan

A Call to Duty: Washington State Veterans Bar Association

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A Spokane attorney’s Call to Duty pledge led to joining the Washington State Veterans Bar Association, the state’s newest minority bar association.

American flag and Spokane CourthouseA Spokane attorney took his Call to Duty pledge to the next level as a steering committee member of the recently formed the Washington State Veterans Bar Association. Read more »

13
Jan

Appeals Court Holds No Duty to Non-client Trust Beneficiary in Legal Malpractice Case

Northwest attorney Mark Fucile explains the case law and rationale of the Division II court ruling.

This past fall Division II of the Court of Appeals concluded in a legal malpractice case that a lawyer who prepared a trust and a later amendment for his client did not owe a duty to a prospective beneficiary of the trust. Read more »

12
Jan

A New Way to Do Pro Bono in Washington State

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A new way to serve low-income clients has arrived in Washington. It’s called Washington Web Lawyer.

check out wsba.orgIf you’re like many of the attorneys I know, you want to do pro bono work, but it can be hard to find the time. Most lawyers are busy, with important responsibilities to current clients, families and friends. If this describes you, good news: a new way to serve low-income clients has arrived in Washington. Read more »

8
Jan

Friday 5: MLK Day Celebrations Across Washington State

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From Tacoma to Spokane, communities are gathering to celebrate Dr. King’s enduring dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. Mark your calendar with these events taking place around Washington state this month. Read more »

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