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Takeaways from WSBA’s Diversity Panel Discussion on Women, Race and Age

In September, the WSBA hosted a panel entitled “Women, Race and Age: Mitigating Misogyny and Bias in the Legal Profession.” We (Robin Haynes and Linda Fang) were panelists, along with Elaine Edralin Pascua and Onik’a Gilliam. In an effort to continue the conversation, we wanted to share our takeaways from the panel and encourage readers […]

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Immigration Enforcement Must Not Restrict Victims’ Rights, Due Process

Imagine you’re an undocumented resident of Washington state. Last night your significant other came home drunk, threw you across the bedroom, and threatened your life. What do you do? Most legal professionals would advise you to go immediately to the courthouse and file a motion for a protection order. But you hesitate, recalling news reports […]

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Professional Fashion Advice

The Sartorial Lawyer — Part 1: Tips for Men

Spring is here! Fashionably speaking, it is time to put away the heavy winter coats, woolen gloves, and scarves. But how exactly does one dress for spring? And, more importantly, how do attorneys dress for spring? As the stores fill up with varying shades of mauve, periwinkle, and pastels, what should you wear? Have no […]

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Professional Fashion Advice

The Sartorial Lawyer — Part 2: Tips for Women

Spring is finally here, and with it comes the annual challenge of dressing appropriately in warmer weather. Part 1 of our series focused on wardrobe tips for men, so today we’ll focus on women’s fashion. If you have your own advice (or horror stories), share them in the comments! 1) Scarves, scarves, scarves Most women do […]

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2012 Annual Award Recipients

On September 20, 2012, members of the legal community enjoyed an evening of inspiration, celebrating the accomplishments of the 2012 WSBA award recipients. The following awards were presented. Get to know our outstanding awards recipients by watching the video below, or check out the WSBA Annual Awards page. William Dussealt, Award of Merit Steven Sackmann, Professionalism Award […]

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