Weekly Words from President Palace: Week of March 31

WSBA President Patrick Palace asks “what if?” in his March 31 update. My President’s Column for the March issue of NWLawyer asks you to sit back a moment and think about what benefits you would like the WSBA to provide. Imagine for a minute if you owned this Bar. What benefits would you like to offer and […]

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Retooling your Practice for the Future – Join the conversation

Online chat transcript now available. View the transcript.  The old economy is not coming back, neither is yesterday. A wise man once advised, “Give up all hope of a more perfect past.” It’s not about more protections, rebuilding the lawyer monopoly or crushing the non-lawyer legal service uprising. Let’s change the conversation. It is about […]

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Weekly Words from President Palace: Week of Feb. 24

Read WSBA President Patrick Palace’s Feb. 24 update. There are several recent highlights that I’d like to share. First, we had our first Future of the Profession Workgroup meeting on Feb. 20. This is such a dynamic group with great depth of expertise. It was truly an honor to sit in a room with each of […]

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Weekly Words from President Palace: Week of Jan. 30

Read WSBA President Patrick Palace’s Jan. 30 update. On Saturday, Jan. 25, the day after our Board of Governors meeting, I addressed the  Washington Leadership Institute (WLI) Fellows on the topic of leadership. WLI had “Session 1” of its WLI Leadership Training on the 24th and 25th. Here is the agenda so that you could […]

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Weekly Words from President Patrick Palace: Week of Nov 11

WSBA President Patrick Palace’s weekly update. It was a good week last week, and included celebrating my son Winston’s birthday. He is now a teen. Wednesday I had the opportunity to meet briefly with our Attorney General Bob Ferguson. We discussed how the WSBA and the AGs office could partner together to bring greater value […]

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Weekly Words from President Patrick Palace: Week of November 4

WSBA President Patrick Palace’s weekly update. It was quite a WSBA week, given that it concluded with my first board meeting as WSBA President. It started off on Wednesday with the WSBA officers, along with Executive Director Paula Littlewood and General Counsel Jean McElroy meeting with the Supreme Court to discuss current issues and to […]

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Tales from our Listening Tour

A recap of the Listening Tour with President Michele Radosevich and Executive Director Paula Littlewood. On June 17, WSBA’s Executive Director Paula Littlewood and I embarked on a Listening Tour across the state in our ongoing effort to listen and engage more with WSBA members. It was a great opportunity to field members’ questions, as well as […]

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