Volunteer Night Out Goes Monthly

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Volunteer Appreciation Night downtown is now a monthly event starting with this month’s event Tuesday April 15th. What a great way to celebrate Income Tax Day! The location will be The Diller Room at 1224 1st Avenue (just across University Street from the Seattle Art Museum) and will start at 5 PM lasting until 7 . . . → Read More: Volunteer Night Out Goes Monthly

Resource Corner: Solid Ground

On the Solid Ground website appears a picture of staff members stretching a string to create,  “a web of connectedness.” The image captures the mission and impact that Solid Ground strives to create. The Washington State supported organization leverages its resources to eliminate and combat poverty and racism from grass roots programs to legislative measures. . . . → Read More: Resource Corner: Solid Ground

Volunteer Night Out & SCOTUS Letter Drop Puzzles return

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KCBA VOLUNTEER NIGHT OUT returns the day after St. Patrick’s Day to the Diller Room at 1224 1st Avenue (corner of First and University). Volunteer Night Out starts at 5:00 and runs until 7:00 pm Tuesday, March 18th. The Diller Room is located on the site of Seattle’s first luxury hotel. The Diller Hotel . . . → Read More: Volunteer Night Out & SCOTUS Letter Drop Puzzles return

The Almighty Referral – Referral Tips During Pro Bono Consults.

Ian Franzel

One of the following two aspects of your practice is certain to be high-volume: 1) either the number of cases that you have or 2) the number of elements contained in causes of action in the manageable number of cases under your watch.

You will be able to get up to speed concerning the volume . . . → Read More: The Almighty Referral – Referral Tips During Pro Bono Consults.

Job Opportunity at KCBA

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The King County Bar Association is pleased to announce that we are seeking an individual to fill the Family Law Mentor Program Legal Case Management Specialist  position. If you or any excellent people you know are interested in working with our Family Law Mentor program, please see the Legal Case Management Specialist posting on our website.

Legal . . . → Read More: Job Opportunity at KCBA

Job Opportunity with KCBA

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The King County Bar Association is pleased to announce that we are seeking an individual to fill the new Volunteer Legal Services (VLS) Coordinator position. If you or any excellent people you know are interested in working with our Volunteer Legal Services program, please see the VLS Coordinator posting on our website. Attorneys and non-attorneys may . . . → Read More: Job Opportunity with KCBA

KCBA Pro Bono Services is recruiting for summer internships

KCBA Pro Bono Services is recruiting for summer internships for our Family Law, Housing Justice Project, and Volunteer Legal Services programs. Please share this link with anyone you think may be interested: http://www.kcba.org/aboutkcba/kcbajobs.aspx.

 

Posted By: Adelaine Clapp, Pro Bono Services Program Coordinator

A Three-Part Strategy For Excellent Consulting in Pro Bono Casework

Ian Franzel

Lawyers often discuss the best and most positive methods of advising clients, then, we fine-tune, relearn, and employ these methods through practice.  There are indeed many listening and speaking techniques which it behooves the practitioner to implement, or, at a minimum to have tried at some point.  Many such techniques have to do with being . . . → Read More: A Three-Part Strategy For Excellent Consulting in Pro Bono Casework

Two Job Openings at the King County Bar Association!

There are two Job Openings at the King County Bar Association. Please pass on to anyone you think may be interested. The positions for an Administrative Assistant and the Statewide Pro Bono Council Manager. Find out more details here: http://www.kcba.org/aboutkcba/kcbajobs.aspx.

 

 

 

Did You Know You Can Get CLE Credit For Doing Pro Bono Work?

Jason Wax

By Jason Edward Wax

As a practicing attorney, you have a lot of demands on your time.  In addition to meeting your billable hour requirement, running your practice, serving on boards and committees, and trying to keep up with family life, you have to attend continuing legal education courses (CLEs), and you probably do . . . → Read More: Did You Know You Can Get CLE Credit For Doing Pro Bono Work?