Each year WSBA partners with law student representatives from our state’s three law schools. They serve a unique and important function as liaisons who share with their classmates the programs and services the bar offers.
In the November issue of NWLawyer we meet Lisa Daugaard, a 2019 MacArthur fellow who is reforming the criminal justice system. And we take a trip around the world in nine ways with WSBA members sharing their experiences practicing law from the Czech Republic to Nigeria and beyond.
In the privilege context, “functional employees” are not directly employed by a corporation but are sufficiently integrated into a company’s operations that some federal courts—including the 9th Circuit and Washington’s federal district courts—have concluded that they fall within the corporation’s attorney-client privilege.
For those brave enough to peer through state and local law, spine-chilling statutes lurk in within those dark, foreboding places far below the subsections, buried within the municipal code, and deep in the docket.