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Off to an Award-Winning Start – Young Lawyers Lauded for Service

Each year the Washington Young Lawyers Committee (WYLC) honors a group of deserving attorneys with its Public Service and Leadership Award. This award recognizes new and young lawyers that embody the WYLC’s and WSBA’s commitment to advancing the profession, service, and community involvement. We are proud to announce the 2016 WYLC Public Service and Leadership […]

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APEX Awards

Congratulations to our 2016 APEX Awards Winners!

This year, we gave our annual awards event a makeover – formerly known as the Annual Awards, it’s now called the APEX Awards (Acknowledging Professional EXcellence). Get a behind-the-scenes look at how we developed the APEX Awards. On Sept. 29, more than 350 WSBA members and guests gathered to celebrate our award recipients’ service, dedication, […]

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Announcing the 2016 APEX Awards Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 recipients of the WSBA APEX Awards (formerly the WSBA Annual Awards)! The awards will be presented on Sept. 29 at the Seattle Sheraton. Learn more about this year’s recipients and register now to attend the awards dinner.

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Bonnie Richardson

Embracing Change and Improving Professionalism in the Bar

Congratulations to Portland attorney Bonnie Richardson, recipient of the 2016 Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) Professionalism Award! This honor is presented to lawyers who exemplify the highest ethical standards and conduct in the practice of law and who make the practice of law more enjoyable. The award was presented in May at the MBA’s 110th Annual […]

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Behind the Scenes: Designing the APEX Awards

The WSBA Annual Awards date back to at least 1957, when the Award of Merit was presented to Arnold R. Beezer and Benjamin Grosscup. Nearly 60 years later, we figured it was time for an update. We’ll take you behind the scenes for a look at how we developed the APEX Awards.

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