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How to Make Working at Home Work for You

Our days have a completely new schedule. I have spoken to attorneys who are lounging too much and not getting their work done, and then I have spoken to those who are trying too hard to prove they are connected and committed. It’s harder to compartmentalize work and personal life when they are one room apart.

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WSBA Goes to the Movies

NWSidebar is proud to announce our latest release, “WSBA at the Movies”: lawyer movie reviews from two people who know lawyers and movies. We’re keeping tabs on new releases that have a legal bent and bring you a unique-point-of-view after they hit the box office.

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Legislative Check-in: A WSBA Update of the 2020 Session

The 2020 legislative session is now past the halfway mark. As we move closer to the expected March 12 session end date, here’s an update on the WSBA’s legislative priorities: As predicted, after HB 1788 was pulled for a potential floor vote in the House, the bill failed to receive a vote by the Feb. […]

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Lem Howell’s Long, Hard Fight in the Latest NWLawyer

What makes a legacy? We all want to leave an impact on this world, but the “how” can be a struggle. How to find a cause, how to develop a skillset, how to create change. When Seattle attorney Lembhard “Lem” Howell took a case in 1996 that had him pushing back against the police version […]

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