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WSBA Law School Representatives: The New Class

Every year, hundreds of law school grads emerge bleary eyed and discombobulated, but with J.D.s in hand and the immeasurable feeling of accomplishment having passed the bar. Yet they might have spent those three years not knowing what programs and services the Washington State Bar Association offers for law students or getting familiar with the […]

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Benjamin Awuku Asare

The Class of 2018: Benjamin Awuku Asare

Students from Washington’s three law schools recently celebrated the culmination of their studies and hard work. Though the classes of 2018 come from a multitude of backgrounds, what they have in common is optimism and passion to take their newly learned skills into the community. Below is a transcript from Benjamin Asare, the student speaker […]

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Michael Cherry

The Class of 2018: Michael Cherry

Students from Washington’s three law schools recently celebrated the culmination of their studies and hard work. Though the classes of 2018 come from a multitude of backgrounds, what they have in common is optimism and passion to take their newly learned skills into the community. Below is a transcript from Michael Cherry, who is also […]

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The Class of 2018: Nicolas McKee Castellanos

Students from Washington’s three law schools recently celebrated the culmination of their studies and hard work. Though the classes of 2018 come from a multitude of backgrounds, what they have in common is optimism and passion to take their newly learned skills into the community. Below is a transcript of the speech given by Nicolas […]

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Eric Liu

The Class of 2018: Eric Liu

Students from Washington’s three law schools recently celebrated the culmination of their studies and hard work. Though the classes of 2018 come from a multitude of backgrounds, what they have in common is optimism and passion to take their newly learned skills into the community. Below is a transcript of the graduate class student speaker […]

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Theo Shaw

The Class of 2018: Theo Shaw

Three years ago, the world was a very different place. We had a different president, the U.K. was still a part of the EU, no one believed the Chicago Cubs could win the World Series again, and we were still spinning theories about the podcast Serial. At the same time, a new class of law […]

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7 Tips for Studying for the Bar Exam

It’s June, which means that bar exam prep time has officially begun for tens of thousands of law school graduates. This year, the Washington State Bar Exam will be held on July 24–25. Examinees will cram into the Tacoma Convention Center for six hours each day while they summarize all the law and facts they’ve […]

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The Paper Chase: Going Green in the Legal Field

This blog post is a reprint of the winning entry in the WSBA Business Law Section’s Green Writing Contest for law school students. This blog post is a reprint of the winning entry in the WSBA Business Law Section’s Green Writing Contest for law school students. The author, Greg Simpson, is in his final year […]

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Help Law Students Shop Without Spending a Dime

If you’re a law student, how do you dress for the job you want on the budget you currently have? I’ve worked in Seattle University School of Law’s Center for Professional Development (CPD) since 2008, and during that time I’ve encouraged students to “dress for success” and “be the best dressed person in the room” […]

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