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18
Dec

Friday 5: What’s in the December 2015/January 2016 Issue of NWLawyer

Cover of the NWLawyer Dec/Jan 2016
Take a peek at what NWLawyer left under the tree — everything from drones to groans.

Cover of the NWLawyer Dec/Jan 20162015 may be almost over, but hang on to your copy of the DEC 2015/JAN 2016 double issue of NWLawyer, which is full of great articles to get you through the holidays and into the new year. Read more »

9
Oct

Friday 5: What’s in the October 2015 Issue of NWLawyer

Cover of October 2015 NWLawyer featuring WSBA President Bill Hyslop
Meet the new WSBA’s new president in the October edition of NWLawyer, now available online..

Cover of October 2015 NWLawyer featuring WSBA President Bill HyslopMeet the WSBA’s new president in the October edition of NWLawyer, now available online. Read more »

16
Sep

Is Your Cellphone Subject to Public Records Act Disclosure?

Traveling businessman checking cell phone
State Supreme Court ruling makes personal cellphones of public employees subject to Washington’s Public Records Act.

Traveling businessman checking cell phoneThe Washington Supreme Court on Aug. 17, 2015, issued its ruling in Nissen v. Pierce County, which ruled that the personal cellphone of a public employee, if used to conduct public business, is now subject to disclosure under the state’s Public Records Act. Read more »

6
Jul

WSBA’s 125th Anniversary Event

The 125th Anniversary cake
See the slideshow from the WSBA’s 125th Anniversary Event.

See the slideshow from the WSBA’s 125th Anniversary EventOn June 26, 2015, the WSBA presented “Washington State Bar Association: 125 Years and Counting,” celebrating the state Bar’s past, present and future. Members of Washington’s legal community, including Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu and deans from the state’s three law schools, gave presentations and panel discussions on a variety of timely topics. Read more »

10
Jun

Amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct – Your Comments Are Needed

 

Hands typing on computer
Give us your feedback on the proposed RPC amendments.

Hands typing on computer

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 »

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