Washington state is making national news with the introduction of Limited License Legal Technicians. Washington will be the first U.S. jurisdiction to license legal technicians, but a number of states are already studying Washington’s model for possible adoption. Legal technicians are authorized to provide legal advice within the limited scope described in Regulation 2 of the APR 28 Appendix. Read more
If your mail seems a little heavier than usual, there’s a reason: the June 2015 NWLawyer is our biggest single issue ever, at a whopping 80 pages! So what will you find inside this issue? Read more
When I was on the WSBA Board of Governors, the WSBA president would give out Local Hero Awards to lawyers around the state. I always thought the name of the award was kind of cheesy, but each time I heard the story of what the lawyer had done in his or her community, I would leave the meeting freshly inspired.
Today, President Obama issued a proclamation declaring May 1 as Law Day. In it, he honors this year’s Magna Carta theme.