Adria Vondra – KCBA Volunteer of the Month

Adria

 

This month, KCBA recognizes Adria Vondra, an active volunteer with the Family Law Mentor program for three years. Adria has done a lot of pro bono work with KCBA’s family law programs including completing five Family Law Mentor cases and one Kinship Care Solutions case.

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GiveBIG to Support Pro Bono Services!

Give Big

GiveBIG is a community-wide day of giving hosted by The Seattle Foundation that will increase the size of your donation to KCBF. Last year during GiveBIG, $4.1 million was raised to support over 900 nonprofits in our community. We plan to be a part of this success again in 2012!

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Another Wonderful Recognition Event!

Award Winners

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the 2011 Recognition Event, which was held at the Women’s University Club last Tuesday evening. I thought the Women’s University Club provided for a warm, fun, and eclectic environment. The appetizers were delicious, and the jazz band (the Quartet Accord) played beautifully. It was great to . . . → Read More: Another Wonderful Recognition Event!

Colleen James – KCBA’s October Volunteer of the Month

collen james

This month KCBA recognizes Colleen James for her work with the Kinship Care Solutions Project. Judy Lin, who runs the Kinship Care program for the KCBA, told us that James has volunteered there since December 2008. James is working on her second case through the program and also volunteered with the Family Law Mentor program . . . → Read More: Colleen James – KCBA’s October Volunteer of the Month

New Volunteer Training – Kinship Care Solutions Project Training

CLE Training

The Kinship Care Solutions Project is recruiting for new volunteers to take cases. If you are interested in learning more please read below.

The Kinship Care Solutions Project assists low-income kinship caregivers in Nonparental Custody (also known as Third-Party Custody) actions. Many kinship families encounter legal hurdles that impair their ability to safeguard the . . . → Read More: New Volunteer Training – Kinship Care Solutions Project Training

Looking Back: A Recap of the 2010 Volunteer of Year Award Winners

Recognition Awards

KCBA/KCBF held it’s annual Recognition Event on September 21st 2010. The event was held in recognition of both volunteers and donors. A jazz band ensemble played music while attendees ate and mingled.

UW Law School Dean Kellye Testy thanked volunteers and donor for their support of KCBA’s pro bono programs. To read more about the . . . → Read More: Looking Back: A Recap of the 2010 Volunteer of Year Award Winners

GR 34 Helps Low-Income People Access Justice

Check out a summary of the new rule that streamlines In Forma Pauperis Motion prodecures and standards at the WSBA’s website. Court forms are also available for download on the Washington Courts website. Share your thoughts on our blog on how GR 34 works (or doesn’t) for your clients.

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