Nancy Jewett Receives WSBA Local Hero Award

“At every stage in her long career, she has always been, first and foremost, a woman who finds the time to help those in need.” Congratulations to Nancy A. Jewett, the newest recipient of the WSBA Local Hero Award! WSBA President Michele Radosevich presented the award at a luncheon in Cle Elum on July 26, […]

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Tales from our Listening Tour

A recap of the Listening Tour with President Michele Radosevich and Executive Director Paula Littlewood. On June 17, WSBA’s Executive Director Paula Littlewood and I embarked on a Listening Tour across the state in our ongoing effort to listen and engage more with WSBA members. It was a great opportunity to field members’ questions, as well as […]

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Transcript: Online discussion with WSBA’s President and Executive Director

Read the transcript from President Michele Radosevich and Executive Director Paula Littlewood’s online chat. On May 28, WSBA’s President and Executive Director held a live online chat to disucuss the proposed changes to the rules governing MCLE credits. Over 60 members of the legal community logged on to ask questions, provide comment, and discuss the topic. Missed the […]

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Online discussion with WSBA’s President and Executive Director

Join President Michele Radosevich and Executive Director Paula Littlewood for an online chat on Tuesday, May 28! Grab your lunch, and join the WSBA president and Executive Director for an online conversation on Tuesday, May 28! What: Online discussion with WSBA’s President and Executive Director When: Tuesday, May 28 – NOON Topic:  Proposed changes to […]

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Judge Vance Peterson Receives WSBA Local Hero Award

Learn more about Judge Peterson’s service to the Spokane bar, his community, and his country. The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) presented Judge Vance Peterson with its Local Hero Award, in recognition of his career of service to his country, community and the local bar. WSBA President Michele Radosevich presented the award at a luncheon […]

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A Woman’s Place

March is Women’s History Month. Learn what the 2012 WSBA membership study revealed about women in the legal profession. March is Women’s History Month, a month is dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women across the globe. The Washington State Bar Association is working to spread awareness of the accomplishments of women in the legal profession […]

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President’s Update: Week In Review

WSBA President Michele Radosevich attends KABA’s annual banquet and the BOG Diversity Committee meeting. Last week I attended the Korean-American Bar Association’s annual banquet. Steve Kim, a King County deputy prosecutor, keynoted the event, describing his adventures in Korea as a Visiting Scholar Prosecutor for the Ministry of Justice. It was a great reminder of how […]

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President’s Update: Week In Review

WSBA President Michele Radosevich discusses the Governance Task Force, planning the next BOG meeting, and legal community events. Last week was a busy one. The Governance Task Force met on Tuesday.  The Governance Task Force is looking at ways to improve the operations of the Board of Governors. Two of the ideas being discussed are to shrink […]

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President’s Update: Examining Our Governance Structure

“I’m posing questions, not offering an answer.” WSBA President Michele Radosevich looks at Board representation. I’m just back from the National Conference of Bar Presidents Midyear Meeting in Dallas and thought I would offer some food for thought. The keynote speaker was Mary Byers, an organizational consultant who works with a lot of professional associations. She […]

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President’s Update: Week in Review

WSBA President Michele Radosevich discusses formulating strategic goals and the WSBA membership study. The Strategic Planning Committee met last Monday to continue formulating our goals for the next three years. The discussion was more than lively as the committee grappled with the question of how to write goals that are broad enough to encompass WSBA’s activities […]

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