Monthly Volunteer Appreciation Night

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The Diller Room pizza dough is hand kneaded in-house daily. KCBA’s next Volunteer Appreciation Night is Tuesday May 20th at The Diller Room (1224 1st Avenue – corner of First and University, immediately south of the main entrance to the Seattle Art Museum) from 5 to 7 PM. Use this as an . . . → Read More: Monthly Volunteer Appreciation Night

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

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

Food for Thought

Does probono work help us “see the world in a new and more compassionate way, allowing (us) to break free from the categorizations (us/them, self/other) that commonly divide people from one another.” A recent study determined that meditation may have this effect. How about providing legal services to probono clients? Does your probono work “increase . . . → Read More: Food for Thought

Capital Case Litigation Training & Letter Drop #7 Answer

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The Washington Death Penalty Assistance Center and the Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) are recruiting participants for Capital Case Training. This training will include two four-day sessions for selected criminal defense attorneys:

1. Part One = August 13 – 16, 2013 in Spokane, Washington, and 2. Part Two = August, 2013 (dates . . . → Read More: Capital Case Litigation Training & Letter Drop #7 Answer

The KCBA Pro Bono Services Invite You To A Meet-and-Greet Happy Hour!

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Learn about volunteer opportunities or mingle with KCBA members and Pro Bono Services volunteers for a no-host Happy Hour on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Il Bistro in the market. Open to current Pro Bono Services volunteers and anyone interested in volunteering.

R.S.V.P. by Tuesday, May 14th to AdelaineC@kcba.org.

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Cheers to the NLC Volunteers

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The King County Bar Association is grateful to have an incredible network of volunteers supporting the Neighborhood Legal Clinics. Our volunteers offer their time and expertise to support those facing a legal issue who might not otherwise have access to the legal system.

In recognition of their dedication, KCBA invites all of our NLC . . . → Read More: Cheers to the NLC Volunteers

Gideon 50th Anniversary & Letter Drop #7

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision Gideon v Wainwright. On Tuesday evening, April 30th a reenactment of the oral arguments will be held at the University of Washington School of Law.

The evening starts with a reception from 6 to 7 in Room 133 in William H. Gates Hall on the . . . → Read More: Gideon 50th Anniversary & Letter Drop #7

Food for Thought

“Most people think the law is one of the successful careers out there. They determine success by how much money can be made,” . . . “When I started recognizing what was going on around me, I saw a different side of what’s needed.” Melissa L. Williams

Working for Free. Lawyers who’ve incorporated pro bono . . . → Read More: Food for Thought

Annual KCBA Young Lawyers Division Fun Run & Walk

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This Saturday bring your dogs, kids, strollers, and friends to the annual Young Lawyers Division 5k Fun Run & Walk! 

Event proceeds support the King County Bar Association and the KCBA Pro Bono Services, including the 39 Neighborhood Legal Clinics located throughout King County.

When: Saturday, March 9, 2013. Registration begins 8:30 a.m. Race begins . . . → Read More: Annual KCBA Young Lawyers Division Fun Run & Walk