President’s Update: Week in review

Last week was a busy week! It started with meetings on Monday of the Strategic Planning and Diversity Committees. Brian Kelly and the Strategic Planning Committee are making good progress and will have a set of goals for discussion at the next board meeting. Tracy Flood is moving forward on a couple fronts with the […]

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President’s Update: Week in Review

The highlight of last week was the WSBA Staff Holiday Party and Charity Auction, which was held on Wednesday afternoon at the bar office. Your officers—Steve, Patrick, and I—challenged a staff team—Megan, Joy, Alison, and Pamela—to Family Feud WSBA Style. The rest of the staff looked on as we all tried to name the top […]

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Judge Vance Peterson Receives WSBA Local Hero Award

Learn more about Judge Peterson’s service to the Spokane bar, his community, and his country. The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) presented Judge Vance Peterson with its Local Hero Award, in recognition of his career of service to his country, community and the local bar. WSBA President Michele Radosevich presented the award at a luncheon […]

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President’s Update: Week in review

WSBA President Michele Radosevich’s dives into the Membership Study, FY12 audit, and next week’s Board meeting. I hope you all had time off over the holidays and feel ready to embrace routine again.  Last Thursday both the BOG Diversity Committee and the Budget and Audit Committee met. The Diversity Committee is off to a great […]

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President’s Update: Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

Last week’s main event was the Board of Governors meeting in Seattle; my first meeting as WSBA’s president. One of the most interesting topics was the new amendments to the Mandatory Continuing Education Rules. The proposed changes would allow a greater number of credits for doing pro bono work, but the credits would be counted […]

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President’s Update – Week in Review

Last Wednesday was Seattle University Law School’s annual holiday party, an event that always makes me feel very connected to the community of lawyers here in Washington. Many of the faculty attended. And I had a chance to congratulate Lisa Brodoff, who with her partner Lynne, was stopping off at the Thurston County Courthouse on […]

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A Woman’s Place

March is Women’s History Month. Learn what the 2012 WSBA membership study revealed about women in the legal profession. March is Women’s History Month, a month is dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women across the globe. The Washington State Bar Association is working to spread awareness of the accomplishments of women in the legal profession […]

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President’s Week in Review

As I mentioned in my welcome post last week, I’ll be providing you an update early each week on some of the key highlights and happenings encompassed in my role as WSBA President. Last week provided me a much-welcomed reprieve, having come off a week that had me at more than 12 meetings/engagements in a […]

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Welcome to NWSidebar

We’re pleased to launch WSBA’s new blog, NWSidebar. Over the last several months we’ve spent a lot of time in conversation with our members focused on identifying ways that WSBA can become more relevant and valuable to those we serve. We’ve learned a lot, including that WSBA must be more effective in its communications and […]

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