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19
Aug
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Washington Supreme Court Adopts the ABA RPC 20/20 Amendments

New rules amending many of the Rules of Professional Conduct become effective Sept. 1. On June 2, 2016, the Washington Supreme Court entered the order adopting the new rules. In 2013, the Supreme Court asked the WSBA to evaluate recent amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct (Model Rules) and to consider the amendments for possible adoption in Washington. Washington’s new rules follow recommendations by the WSBA Committee on Professional Ethics (CPE) to the Board of Governors after its review of the ABA Ethics 20/20 amendments. These changes also harmonize with recently adopted changes to Washington’s RPC regarding the new Rules of Professional Conduct for Limited License Legal Technicians.

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13
Jul

What’s in the July/August Issue of NWLawyer

Cover of NWLawyer
Need some summer reading? The July/August 2016 double issue of NWLawyer is packed with articles on national parks, lawyer hobbies, and more.

Cover of NWLawyerNeed some summer reading?

The July/August 2016 double issue of NWLawyer is packed with articles on national parks, lawyer hobbies, and more — and it’s arriving in your mailbox soon.

Check out some of our feature stories below or read the full issue online. Read more »

15
Jun

Learning from Orlando: Transforming a Culture of Violence

Victims of the Orlando killings
In the wake of Orlando, is there peace to find? Or should we open our eyes to the reality of what’s been long buried and tolerated?

Victims of the Orlando killingsThe Orlando killings made news around the world, and the response has been heartening. From Paris to Sweden, Philadelphia to California, people care and are responding. Each person, group and community is seeking a way to heal, understand and react to foster strength, hope and peace. Is there peace to find? Or should we open our eyes to the reality of what’s been long buried and tolerated, bursting through the surface to challenge our complacency and easy acceptance of violence as an everyday occurrence? Read more »

8
Jun

What’s in the June Issue of NWLawyer

Cover of NWLawyer June 2016
Father’s Day is June 19, so it’s only appropriate that the June issue of NWLawyer features WSBA members paying tribute to fatherhood.

Cover of NWLawyer June 2016Father’s Day is June 19, so it’s only appropriate that the June issue of NWLawyer features WSBA members paying tribute to fatherhood. Do you have a favorite Father’s Day memory to share? We’d love to hear your stories in the comments! Read more »

22
Apr

What’s in the April/May NWLawyer

Cover of the April/May 2016 edition of NWLawyer
The April/May 2016 issue of NWLawyer is in your mail stack, and we’ve packed plenty of great articles into this double issue!

Cover of the April/May 2016 edition of NWLawyer
The April/May 2016 issue of NWLawyer is in your mail stack, and we’ve packed plenty of great articles into this double issue! Read more »

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