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
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.
Posted . . . → Read More: The KCBA Pro Bono Services Invite You To A Meet-and-Greet Happy Hour!
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
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
“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 . . . → Read More: Food for Thought
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 at . . . → Read More: Annual KCBA Young Lawyers Division Fun Run & Walk
The Pittston Coal Company referred to the failure of their refuse-pile dam as an ‘act-of-God’. This was just one of the companies’ many attempts to escape or at least reduce liability for the February 1972 flood at their Buffalo Creek Mine. The flood released 130 million gallons of black water and waste on the residents . . . → Read More: “The Buffalo Creek Disaster” & Letter Drop #6
Applications are being accepted for the upcoming Training Academy starting this spring. The 50-hour training qualifies for participation in the Domestic Violence Victim Support Team(VST). It is a unique partnership between community members and the Seattle Police Department. Volunteers are trained in various topics by SPD detectives, officers, community leaders, Domestic Violence advocates, and VST . . . → Read More: DV Victim Support Team & Letter Drop #5 Answer
Now in its fourth season on the CBS network, thegoodwife continues to be one of the better courtroom drama series. The first episode set the style and introduced the long list of characters. Julianna Marguiles plays the part of Alicia Florick who stands by her man during his scandal thus becoming the “Good Wife”. Her . . . → Read More: TV Lawyer Show Review and Letter Drop #5
The spirit of the holiday season. It is palpable even in legal clinics – opposing counsel giving a little more, a landlord with a little more empathy, an opposing party exhibiting a bit more patience and understanding. It may not be enough to solve our clients’ problems, but it adds humanity to the process. The . . . → Read More: Food For Thought