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When Lawyers Decide to Make the Electorate Their Next Boss

The transition from practicing law to crafting legislation is almost as entwined with the legal profession as the yellow legal pad. Many lawyers eventually find themselves drawn to public office, but why? What drove them to take the leap? How does legal training color their approach to public policy? Most importantly, what are they going […]

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The Evolution of Tribal Law and the Janus Effect inside NWLawyer

The Supreme Court decision of Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 311 is reverberating through state bars across the country. Along with the Washington Supreme Court’s “comprehensive review of the structure of the bar,” it’s easy for Washington legal professionals to wonder: How will this affect me and my work? […]

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Celebrate Civil Legal Aid in the Latest NWLawyer

The Constitution guarantees the right to a lawyer when someone is charged criminally, yet says nothing for civil matters. This leaves countless people, many of whom are already financially stretched, to fend for themselves as they face painful situations like an abusive partner or a looming eviction or possible deportation. It wasn’t that long ago […]

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A Lawyer, a Movie, and 30 Years of Tag

Patrick Schultheis has been practicing law for 29 years—about as long as his group of friends has been playing the same game of tag. Their story was first picked up by The Wall Street Journal, and has been covered by CBS Sunday Morning and ESPN as well. Now, after nearly 30 years of tag, the […]

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

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

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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. In 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 […]

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