Neighborhood Legal Clinic Celebration and Legal Puzzle

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The Country Doctor Clinic opened to offer free, limited legal advice and referrals to King County residents who might otherwise have no access to the legal system. The year was 1974 and that clinic still operates today but is joined by 33 other clinics. Over 8,000 clients are served by over 750 volunteer attorneys . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Legal Clinic Celebration and Legal Puzzle

GiveBIG Today to KCBF, Support Access to Justice & Diversity

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Make a gift to the King County Bar Foundation throughGiveBIG today! You will ensure that low-income families have access to justice through King County Bar’s Pro Bono Services. Your gift will also go towards creating a more diverse bench and bar through KCBF’s diversity programs.

Here are some more reasons to #GiveBIG Today:

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Tomorrow, May 6th, GiveBIG to the King County Bar Foundation

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Tomorrow, you can help over 10,000 low income King County residents avoid homelessness, assure their children live in homes free from violence, and empower the voiceless.

Your gift to the King County Bar Foundation through GiveBIG, The Seattle Foundation’s online special day of giving, will enable thousands of our neighbors to receive the legal . . . → Read More: Tomorrow, May 6th, GiveBIG to the King County Bar Foundation

Summer Volunteer Picnic & Pot Luck – Canceled

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Stayed tuned for future volunteer events!

 

 

 

 

Below is the third Supreme Court Letter Drop Puzzle. The answer will be printed in Pro Bono Dicta next month.

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

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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?

Seattle Pro Bono Fair 2013

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Davis Wright Tremaine 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200, Seattle, WA 98101

To: Law Firm Lawyers, Law Students, Solo Practitioners, and In-house Lawyers:

Please join us for an opportunity to connect with local legal service providers and learn about pro bono opportunities to serve your community.

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Celebrate National Pro Bono Week October 20-26, 2013!

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Be sure to visit Pro Bono Dicta daily during National Pro Bono Week – October 20-26. Pro Bono Dicta will post a story about our volunteers, clients, and ways to get involved each day of the week!

The National Pro Bono Celebration focuses the nation’s attention on the increased need for pro bono services during . . . → Read More: Celebrate National Pro Bono Week October 20-26, 2013!

Save the Date for the 2013 Recognition Event

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KCBA Pro Bono Services volunteers and King County Bar Foundation donors please save the date for the 2013 Recognition Event. The event will take place on October 29th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The guest speaker will be Bob Ferguson, Washington State Attorney General. For more information or to RSVP go to www.kcba.org/pbs/recognition .

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GiveBIG today to justice and diversity!

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Support the King County Bar Foundation as part the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG Event. King County Bar Foundation provides funding for our Pro Bono Services programs, and is dedicated to ensuring access to the legal system and encouraging diversity in the legal profession.

Support The King County Bar Foundation!

 

Posted By: Adelaine Clapp, Pro Bono . . . → Read More: GiveBIG today to justice and diversity!

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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