Besides 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
The 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
This 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
On June 1, WSBA Executive Director Paula Littlewood and I, WSBA President Bill Hyslop, will begin the 2016 WSBA Listening Tour. We’ll spend time with members in Bellevue, Moses Lake, Tri-Cities, Walla Walla, Pullman, and Spokane. Together these stops encompass the East King, Grant, Benton-Franklin, Walla Walla, Whitman, and Spokane county bars. Read more