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30
Apr

When an Arm is a Gun, and More, in the April/May NWLawyer

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What’s in a name? If it’s in a courtroom setting, everything.

NWLawyer coverWhat’s in a name? If it’s in a courtroom setting, everything. In the April-May issue of NWLawyer, we look at the pivotal nuances involved in courtroom language interpretation and the three critical steps attorneys can take to make sure nothing is lost in translation. Read more »

26
Mar

Spring into the latest issue of NWLawyer!

In the March NWLawyer we take a close look at some of the practical and legal barriers to reporting sexual misconduct in the workplace.

Cover of March NWLawyerIn the March issue of NWLawyer, we take a close look at some of the practical and legal barriers to reporting sexual misconduct in the workplace. We also get a fascinating look inside one of the most significant mergers in the region in recent history – Alaska Air and Virgin America – in a Q & A with Kyle Levine, Alaska Air Group’s vice president and general counsel. We also feature the stories and often unique challenges of some Washington state lawyers who don’t necessarily fit the norm. And we showcase the launch of a series of historical exhibits now on permanent display in the lobbies of federal courthouses throughout the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. Read more »

2
Mar

Supreme Court Approves RPC Amendments on Imputed Conflicts

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The Supreme Court recently approved Rules of Professional Conduct amendments addressing imputed conflicts for public defenders.

The Washington Supreme Court recently approved a package of related Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC) amendments addressing imputed conflicts for public defenders. “Imputed” conflicts are those shared by all law practitioners working in a single firm. Some public defenders are government employees while others work for law firms or nonprofits. Read more »

11
Sep

It’s Here: The September Issue of NWLawyer

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Learn cross-examination tips from one of the state’s leading trial lawyers in the September issue.

Cover of NWLawyer September 2017Inside the latest issue of NWLawyer, you’ll find: cross-examination tips from one of the state’s leading trial lawyers; an in-depth look at the use of police body-worn cameras in Washington; and an exploration of mandatory malpractice insurance. You can also take our 11-question quiz to test your knowledge on gender barriers. See how much you know about ways to end gender stereotypes and learn how to help advance women in the legal profession. Read more »

10
Jul

The Sun Is (Finally) Out and so Is the Summer Issue of NWLawyer!

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In the July/August NWLawyer, read how Washington’s first marijuana receivership was able to reach a successful conclusion thanks to an alternative procedure provided by Washington law.

Cover of NWLawyerMarijuana’s illegal status under federal law means no bankruptcy protection for these businesses. In the July/August NWLawyer, read how Washington’s first marijuana receivership was able to reach a successful conclusion thanks to an alternative procedure provided by Washington law. Read more »