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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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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Welcome along with President’s week in review

I welcome you to the WSBA’s new blog. I’m excited about the opportunities it brings – the ability to share information, ideas, and opinions while engaging and interacting about subjects of interest. To give you a better window into the presidency and what it entails, on Mondays I plan on sharing highlights from my previous […]

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