What is NLE, anyway?

Learn more about the New Lawyer Education Program with Attorney Vincent Humphrey. New Lawyer Education originated with a Supreme Court mandate in 2006 (see APRs 5 and 18), which requires all attorneys new to practice in Washington to complete a minimum of four hours of free education prior to their admission to the bar (PREP). […]

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Online discussion with WSBA’s President and Executive Director

Join President Michele Radosevich and Executive Director Paula Littlewood for an online chat on Tuesday, May 28! Grab your lunch, and join the WSBA president and Executive Director for an online conversation on Tuesday, May 28! What: Online discussion with WSBA’s President and Executive Director When: Tuesday, May 28 – NOON Topic:  Proposed changes to […]

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WSBA Asks for 5 Minutes of Your Time + GIVEAWAY!

Take the WSBA-CLE survey and enter to win a single-day WSBA-CLE seminar of your choice! *Survey has ended.  Why would you take the time to respond to a survey? Good question. You receive them after you shop at Nordstrom’s, after you’ve eaten at McDonald’s, and even after you’ve visited your dentist. So why would you […]

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Friday 5: CLEs for Every Attorney + GIVEAWAY!

Whether you’re looking to acquire a specific skill set or learn about something completely new, there’s something for you on this list. 2012 was my MCLE reporting year. As a non-practicing attorney, my 3-year CLE record is a hodgepodge of legal topics: Title IX, intellectual property, child support, social media and ethics. As someone who […]

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Going to COURT to Remember Names

5 Keys to Remembering Names C — Concentrate on listening, instead of what you’re about to say. O — Observe the owner of the name: look into their eyes as they say their name. U — Understand the name and its pronunciation. R — Repeat the name immediately. T — Translate the name into a word that […]

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The 57th Annual Estate Planning Seminar: What’s In It for Me?

As the new senior seminar development specialist for the WSBA-CLE department, I wanted to find out a bit more about the Annual Estate Planning Seminar sponsored by the WSBA-CLE and the Estate Planning Council of Seattle. As our oldest and largest annual program with nearly a thousand attendees, 40+ vendors, and 27 speakers, it certainly […]

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