Top Tech Books for Lawyers

Whether you embrace technology or grudgingly tolerate it, it’s an unavoidable part of the modern law practice. But incorporating technology into your office doesn’t have to be painful. Our tech-book guide, featured in the July/August issue of NWLawyer, is full of books that will show you how to create a LinkedIn profile, run a virtual […]

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beach reads

12 Legal (and Non-Legal) Beach Reads

Summer has arrived! The sun is shining, the days are long, and Pike Place Market is flooded with tourists. It’s time to put down those case books and briefs and pick up those ice-cold drinks and suntan lotion. As you relax and make your way to the poolside or beach, don’t forget your most important […]

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Q&A with Lisa von Biela, Author of The Genesis Code + GIVEAWAY

WSBA member von Biela shares her process for writing a technothriller. Comment to win your own copy! WSBA member Lisa von Biela is the author of  The Genesis Code, a sci-fi techno-thriller that explores the darker possibilities of our technology obsession. We talked with Lisa about her writing process, what inspires her, and her advice […]

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Friday 5: Summer Reading List Sneak Preview

Add literary fiction, short stories, and even a page-turning science fiction novel to your summer reading list. The warm weather is here, and we want to help you get an early start on your summer reading. Here’s a sneak peek at our “25 Summer Books” reading list, which will appear in the July/August issue of […]

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Book Review and GIVEAWAY: The Conviction

Stephanie Perry reviews Robert Dugoni’s new courtroom drama, The Conviction. Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy! I’m not a huge fan of the courtroom drama genre, but a well-written book is a well-written book, regardless of where in the bookstore it’s shelved. So when the latest novel by Seattle author/lawyer Robert […]

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Friday 5: Q&A with Royce Roberts, Author of Public Pretender

In his debut novel Public Pretender, WSBA member and Bar News/NWLawyer writer Royce Roberts draws on his own work with the juvenile court system to tell the story of Gavin Young, a young lawyer who accepts a public defense job out of desperation — and has no idea what he’s getting into. Although it’s described […]

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Book Review: Defending Jacob

When is a courtroom drama not a courtroom drama? When it’s less about the cat-and-mouse between a brilliant lawyer and a hardened criminal/mob boss/serial killer, and more about the emotional and social repercussions that a criminal accusation brings down upon defendants, their families, and their loved ones. Defending Jacob, by William Landay, is a novel […]

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