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Demystifying Addiction in the Legal Profession

The ABA calls it a crisis of the legal profession. A professor of psychiatry told The New York Times it’s “a conspiracy of silence.” Yet for many attorneys, alcohol and substance abuse are sometimes just part of the job. The American Bar Association (ABA) calls it a crisis of the legal profession. A professor of […]

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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 […]

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

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

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Supporting Our Muslim Neighbors

Supporting the rights of our Muslim neighbors is important; any lessening of their rights affects us all. The time to speak up is now. This 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 […]

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What to Do When You Can’t Find Your Client

Every so often the ethics line takes a call from a member who is worried because they can’t contact their client and a deadline is near. Should they act to protect their client, even if they can’t reach them? What if the statute of limitations is approaching? If they don’t file suit, the client could […]

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Why Every Lawyer Should Care About Neuroscience

“Neuroscience, Decisions and the Law.” Looking at the topic, one might think that the seminar speaker will be wearing a white lab coat and showing slides of CAT scans and lab rats. However, this seminar is actually an insightful presentation on how unconscious preconceptions and predispositions dramatically influence decision-making.

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Why Sean Carter Wants You to Laugh at Ethics

Harvard J.D., former securities lawyer, corporate vice president, and stand-up comedian Sean Carter has a light touch with the serious issue of ethical ills under the Rules of Professional Conduct. Find out why he thinks legal ethics is a laughing matter — and what you’ll take away from his “Comedic Legal Education” CLE on June […]

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LLLT Family Law Courses: Enroll Now

Join us on Nov. 19 for a free presentation about the program and to learn how to qualify. We are excited to announce that enrollment is now open for the winter quarter LLLT Family Law Course with new qualification options. The deadline for enrollment is Dec. 16, 2013. We invite all interested individuals to join us in-person or […]

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