Seattle Pride

Friday 5: Celebrating LGBT Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Pride Month is celebrated each June in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots occurring on June 28, 1969. To celebrate LGBT month and kick off Seattle Pride, here are 5 items to add to your reading list. The June Section Spotlight in NWLawyer features WSBA’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identification Legal […]

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Mother's Day

Friday 5: Pacific Northwest Gifts for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 11. We know you would never forget this special holiday, but just in case you know someone who might still be searching for the perfect gift, here’s a selection of locally sourced options for your favorite mom. Jewelry, because you can’t go wrong For the mom with fun and […]

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Year-End Reminders for WSBA Members

With just weeks left in 2013, here are a few items to complete before ringing in the New Year. The weather is cold, the days are short, and the holidays — and hopefully some vacation time — are just around the corner. Here’s a handy list of reminders. Get them done and you can turn […]

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Friday 5: Foolproof Holiday Recipes, Part 2

These simple, inexpensive recipes are impressive without requiring you to spend all day in the kitchen. If you enjoyed last year’s delicious no-fail holiday party recipes, you’re in luck: we’ve put together another set of recipes for entertaining! Whether you’re hosting an elegant cocktail gathering at home or bringing a side dish to a big family […]

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“As a matter of law, the house is haunted”

Grab a handful of candy corn and check out these spooky Halloween cases and law-related costumes. Happy Halloween! Whether you’re bingeing on candy corn and caramel apples at the office costume contest, putting the finishing touches on your tot’s Dora the Explorer costume, or making a last-minute candy run, here are some law-related Halloween cases […]

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Your Turn: Is work-life balance a myth?

ABA President Laurel Bellows says “Talking about work-life balance is fraud.” Does she have it right? American Bar Association president and 35-year litigation veteran Laurel Bellows was interviewed recently by Chicago Grid. In the interview, Bellows talks about finding clients in unlikely places (like the women’s restroom), but she focuses on work-life balance. Her take? “Talking about […]

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3 Cases to Read While Talking Like a Pirate, Mateys

Avast! Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day with historical and modern day cases of pirates. Ahoy! Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. While you should probably abstain from observing this holiday in court or in emails to opposing counsel, you can still celebrate with these three cases about pirates. Captain William Kidd […]

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