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Posts from the ‘CLE’ Category

15
Nov
A mentor chatting with his mentee

A Creative New Way for Mentors to Earn MCLE Credits

Nearly two years ago, the Washington State Bar Association launched a creative new way for lawyers to earn free MCLE credits through one-on-one mentorships. It’s a program that deserves your attention. Although the Self-Directed Structured Mentoring Program may not have the catchiest name, the system behind that mouthful of syllables is elegantly designed to encourage lawyers to formally pair up to share professional knowledge and experience. Let’s call it “SDS” for short.

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28
Jul

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

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

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    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.

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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 »

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

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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 »