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Join us for the 2016 WSBA Listening Tour

On June 1, WSBA Executive Director Paula Littlewood and I, WSBA President Bill Hyslop, will begin the 2016 WSBA Listening Tour. We’ll spend time with members in Bellevue, Moses Lake, Tri-Cities, Walla Walla, Pullman, and Spokane. Together these stops encompass the East King, Grant, Benton-Franklin, Walla Walla, Whitman, and Spokane county bars.

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WSBA governors past and present help out with the ribbon-cutting.

Open House Celebration Unveils WSBA’s Office Renovation

On Jan. 27, 2016, after months of construction and remodeling, we were finally ready to show off the results of our office renovation and new conference center. We’ve reduced our footprint, gained significant savings over the life of our lease, and maximized our office space to make it more accommodating for meetings, CLE seminars and […]

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Cultural Competency Never Asks Us to Be Color Blind

Reviewing the recent article by Elijah Forde from the February Issue of NW Lawyer served as a good reminder that cultural competency never requires us to ignore race, color, or origin. Cultural competency saves us from the traps of treating others as if their color and origin do not exist – which at best is […]

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Weekly Words from President Palace: Week of March 31

My President’s Column for the March issue of NWLawyer asks you to sit back a moment and think about what benefits you would like the WSBA to provide. Imagine for a minute if you owned this Bar. What benefits would you like to offer and receive? Obviously none of us own the Bar, but we are […]

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Weekly Words from President Palace: Week of Feb. 24

Read WSBA President Patrick Palace’s Feb. 24 update. There are several recent highlights that I’d like to share. First, we had our first Future of the Profession Workgroup meeting on Feb. 20. This is such a dynamic group with great depth of expertise. It was truly an honor to sit in a room with each of […]

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Congratulations to Local Hero Rebecca Glasgow

Deputy solicitor general is honored for her many years of leadership in the legal community. Congratulations to Olympia attorney Rebecca Glasgow, who recently received the WSBA’s Local Hero Award! WSBA President Patrick Palace presented the award at a luncheon on Jan. 23; fellow Olympia attorney Alexander Frix was also honored with a Local Hero Award […]

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Congratulations to Local Hero Alexander Frix

Olympia attorney is honored for his work in creating the Pacific Northwest’s first veterans court. Congratulations to Olympia attorney Alexander Frix, who recently received the WSBA’s Local Hero Award! WSBA President Patrick Palace presented the award at a luncheon on Jan. 23; fellow Olympia attorney Rebecca Glasgow was also honored with a Local Hero Award […]

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