WSBA's 125th Anniversary cake

WSBA’s 125th Anniversary Event

On June 26, 2015, the WSBA presented “Washington State Bar Association: 125 Years and Counting,” celebrating the state Bar’s past, present and future. Members of Washington’s legal community, including Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu and deans from the state’s three law schools, gave presentations and panel discussions on a variety of timely topics.

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Throwback Thursday: Chelan County

The “Power Belt of the Great Northwest” is located near and benefits from the drainage of the Wenatachee, Entiat, and Chelan rivers and Lake Chelan. Almost 90 percent of the county is owned by the state and federal governments due to hydroelectric power development.

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Throwback Thursday: Lewis County

Founded in 1845, Lewis County is the oldest county in Washington, named to honor Meriwether Lewis of the Corps of Discovery. It was so large at the time that it is known as the “mother of all counties,” as half of present-day Washington state was carved from its borders.

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A Brief History of Presidents Day

Presidents Day falls on Monday, Feb. 16, in 2015. Although it’s a federal holiday, many businesses don’t close (the WSBA offices will be closed in observance) — and for some, the only celebration of the holiday consists of shopping for bargains at Presidents Day Weekend sales. So let’s learn a little more about this relatively […]

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WSBA Turns 125: Read All About It in NWLawyer

Can you believe the WSBA is turning 125 years old? It doesn’t look a day over 30, even though it’s actually older than General Motors, IBM and the Boy Scouts of America. But as announced here, the Bar has a year’s worth of events to commemorate its founding and first century and a quarter of […]

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