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Posts from the ‘Career Management’ Category

28
Jul
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Friday 5: Top-5 Reasons to Drop What You’re Doing and Shop the CLE Summer Sale Now

  1. Because you can — the sale has been extended through Monday, July 31!
  2. Because you’ll save — over 80 high-quality WSBA-CLE recorded seminars, in most major practice areas (and ethics), are on sale at 40% off.
  3. Because it’s smart — all of your required CLE credits each reporting period may be earned from recorded CLEs.
  4. Because it’s convenient — the recorded CLEs you purchase will be available on your “My CLE” page for three years from purchase. Watch or listen when you want to, without having to leave your office or home.
  5. Because you promised yourself you’d be proactive in earning your required CLE credits this time around — Buy now and play later! Even if this is not your reporting year, stock up now and save!

The Summer Sale is extended through July 31. Search the complete sale inventory here.

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14
Jul

Friday 5: 5 of 80+ great CLEs on sale through July 25

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The CLE Annual Summer Sale on recorded seminars is underway now – through July 25. Save 40% on recorded seminars. Here are five great picks.

Summer Sale logoThe CLE Annual Summer Sale on recorded seminars is underway now – through July 25. Choose from over 80 recorded seminars, in most major practice areas (and ethics), on sale at 40 percent off. Here are just five top-selling recordings now on sale: Read more »

26
Jun

The Consequences of Technological Incompetence

Scale of justice
It can cost you dearly for being too proud (or lazy) to learn how the Internet, social media, and that box on your desk work.

Scale of justiceBeing a Luddite can be expensive, embarrassing, and potentially disastrous for lawyers and clients. Tech incompetence can result in wasted time (and therefore increased cost to the client), loss of money and identity, ethical sanctions, and embarrassment or worse in the courtroom. Those are high prices to pay for being too proud (or lazy) to learn how the Internet, social media, and that box on your desk work. Read more »

23
Jun

Supporting Our Muslim Neighbors

Muslim girl leading a protest march in Seattle
Supporting the rights of our Muslim neighbors is important; any lessening of their rights affects us all. The time to speak up is now.

Muslim girl leading a protest march in SeattleThis year Dee, my spouse, and I became more politically active than we have been in the past. We marched in the MLK Seattle march for the first time and in the women’s march the day after inauguration. We carried a sign saying, “No Muslim Registry” on one side and “Black Lives Matter” on the other side. We attended an event featuring Morris Dees, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, as the keynote speaker. Read more »

10
Feb

Friday 5: Lessons from the Trial Advocacy Program I Wish I Had Learned Sooner

TAP seminar
At the 2016 Trial Advocacy Program, I had many moments when I thought to myself, “I wish I knew this before!”

TAP seminarI attended the 2016 WSBA Trial Advocacy Program (TAP) one week after relocating back to my home state. I most recently was a managing attorney at a nonprofit legal aid organization in Navajo Nation. I had been promoted to this position in the same month I was sworn into the relevant bar. At TAP, I had many moments when I thought to myself, “I wish I knew this before!” Read more »