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Posts from the ‘WSBA Call to Duty’ Category

13
Nov

Commit to Support Those Who Served Our Country

Citizens being sworn in at a courthouse
This Veterans Day WSBA encourages legal professionals to help remove e barriers facing veterans returning home.

Citizens being sworn in at a courthouseThere are almost 600,000 U.S. military veterans in Washington state. Many of them face challenges and legal barriers to successfully reintegrate into civilian life. The Washington State Bar Association encourages legal professionals to help remove those barriers. Read more »

10
Nov

How You Can Make a Difference this Veterans Day

Military mom hugging with her child,
Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and we’d like to take a moment to thank our veterans for their service.

Military mom hugging with her child,Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and we’d like to take a moment to thank our veterans for their service. If you’d like to show your appreciation for those who served, there are many ways to provide legal assistance to Washington veterans. Read more »

21
Apr

Answering the Call to Serve: Above and Beyond

Morgan Gabse
One attorney’s Call to Duty pledge equipped her to help veterans through legal matters outside her normal practice area.

Morgan Gabse
The WSBA’s Call to Duty Pledge inspires Washington attorneys to work outside their normal practice areas to serve veterans. Morgan Gabse is one attorney who branched out to meet veterans’ needs. Read more »

28
Mar

The Changing Contours of “Low Bono”

A man and female attorney signing a document
Seattle attorney and WSBA section chair Forrest Carlson takes the “don’t know” out of Low Bono.

A man and female attorney signing a documentUp until very recently, whenever I asked other lawyers what they thought “low bono” meant, most ventured an uncertain guess along these lines: “Is it like pro bono, except instead of paying no fee, the client pays a low fee?” Read more »

20
Oct

A Call to Duty: One Attorney’s Journey to Help Others

Magdalena Bragun
Magdalena Bragun is an attorney who overcame hurdles to work in the U.S.; then she worked to help those in need – American military veterans.

Magdalena Bragun

Magdalena Bragun

Magdalena Bragun is an attorney who overcame hurdles to work in the U.S.; then she worked to help those in need – American military veterans. Read more »