Legal Tech Startup Weekend

Legal Tech Startup Weekend Post-Mortem

When you last heard from us, we were in the buildup to Seattle’s first-ever Legal Technology Startup Weekend, held the weekend of Oct. 10, 2014, at WeWork. As a refresher, Startup Weekend is a nonprofit organization that hosts three-day competitions where teams develop and launch startup enterprises.

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Innovation in the Practice of Law: Here and Now

The Necessary Tools Are at Hand. We have the tools available. The fix starts with the realization of what technology tools have the potential to do, how they can improve not only our efficiency and bottom lines, but our deliverables, our clients’ experiences, our satisfaction with our practices, and our risk overhead. To bring these […]

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Weekly Words from President Palace: Week of Jan. 30

Read WSBA President Patrick Palace’s Jan. 30 update. On Saturday, Jan. 25, the day after our Board of Governors meeting, I addressed the  Washington Leadership Institute (WLI) Fellows on the topic of leadership. WLI had “Session 1” of its WLI Leadership Training on the 24th and 25th. Here is the agenda so that you could […]

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What is ReInvent Law and Why Should Washington’s Young Lawyers Care?

Learn more about ReInvent Law, a series of “free, open conversation-sparking exchanges”. Disruption and change are constants in the legal industry today and many law students, young lawyers, and seasoned partners have been personally affected by the ongoing shifts. The legal industry in Washington has been no exception, but some see these challenges as an opportunity. […]

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Friday 5: Tips to Find Your Ideal Legal Job

Make self-aware career decisions to help insure that you enjoy multiple aspects of your practice over the long term. Find Your Ideal Job Take a personality exam or inventory. Name your 3 accomplishments. Meet with a career counselor. Get involved. Answer the question: What would you do for free? Finding that first job out of […]

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