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26
Oct

A Short Guide to Workplace Medical Leave Laws

Gavel and stethoscope
If you practice law with small-to-large businesses and corporations, you should know something about employment-related medical leave laws.

Gavel and stethoscopeIf you are a lawyer practicing with small-to-large businesses and corporations, you should know something about employment-related medical leave laws. Federal, state, and municipal laws apply to your business clients and employees. Some laws apply to almost every employer and some to just larger employers. Read more »

14
Mar

Ten Good Reasons to Honor Public Defense This Week

National Public Defense Week
Besides March Madness, the third week of March 2017 is Public Defense Week. Here’s why that’s important.

National Public Defense WeekBesides March Madness, the third week of March 2017 marks other noteworthy occasions. Among these, according to Google, are: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, Brain Awareness Week, Girl Scout Week, and Public Defense Week. The value of the first three are self-evident: Breathing. Thinking. Thin Mints.

But why public defense? Isn’t it already inclusively acknowledged in National Law Day (May 1), National Be Kind to Lawyers Day (April 11) and Love Your Lawyer Day (Nov. 3)? Here’s a non-exclusive Top-10 list of why I and my colleagues celebrate a stand-alone week honoring public defense. Of course there are more than these 10 reasons, and we welcome your additions. Read more »

23
Sep

Friday 5: Reasons to Attend the WSBA APEX Awards

APEX Award logo
The WSBA’s APEX Awards are happening on Thursday, Sept. 29! Here are five reasons that we think will convince you to attend.

APEX Award logoThe WSBA’s APEX Awards (Acknowledging Professional EXcellence) are happening on Thursday, Sept. 29! If you haven’t already registered, here are five reasons that we think will convince you to attend. Read more »

15
Jul

Friday 5: A Few of the 150+ Great CLEs on Sale Through July 26

2016 Summer Sale logo
This year, the CLE Annual Summer Sale on recorded seminars is more valuable than ever!

2016 Summer Sale logoThis year, the CLE Annual Summer Sale on recorded seminars is more valuable than ever! As of Jan. 1, 2016, you can earn all of your required CLE credits from recorded seminars. From now through July 26, you can choose from over 150 recorded seminars, in most major practice areas (and ethics), on sale at 40% off. Here are just a few of our top-selling recordings that have never been offered at 40% off before. Read more »

6
Jun

WSBA’s 2016 Listening Tour Is Underway

Listening tour map
Our 2016 Listening Tour began last week, with the first stop taking place on June 1 in Bellevue.

https://nwsidebar.wsba.org/2016/05/26/join-us-for-the-2016-wsba-listening-tour/Our 2016 Listening Tour began last week, with the first stop taking place on June 1 in Bellevue. Read more »