Volunteer Panel Discussion: Why you should consider volunteering

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In celebration of Pro Bono Week, the Neighborhood Legal Clinics and Volunteer Legal Services Programs asked their volunteers a few questions about their experiences. We hope this discussion is a reminder of how valuable your pro bono work is, and if you’re not currently volunteering, why you should get involved.

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Volunteer Panel Discussion: First Shift Anxiety

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In celebration of Pro Bono Week, the Neighborhood Legal Clinics and Volunteer Legal Services Programs asked their volunteers a few questions about their experiences. We hope this discussion is a reminder of how valuable your pro bono work is, and if you’re not currently volunteering, why you should get involved.

If you are a volunteer . . . → Read More: Volunteer Panel Discussion: First Shift Anxiety

Volunteer Panel Discussion: Favorite Pro Bono Cases

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In celebration of Pro Bono Week, the Neighborhood Legal Clinics and Volunteer Legal Services Programs asked their volunteers a few questions about their experiences. We hope this discussion is a reminder of how valuable your pro bono work is, and if you’re not currently volunteering, why you should get involved.

Taking confidentiality into consideration, will . . . → Read More: Volunteer Panel Discussion: Favorite Pro Bono Cases

Volunteer Panel Discussion: The Best Part of Pro Bono Work

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In celebration of Pro Bono Week, the Neighborhood Legal Clinics and Volunteer Legal Services Programs asked their volunteers a few questions about their experiences. We hope this discussion is a reminder of how valuable your pro bono work is, and if you’re not currently volunteering, why you should get involved.

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Omar Nur, a KCBA YLD Walk-In Clinic volunteer, is highlighted by WSBA in a video about the benefits of pro bono!

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Check out this interview and brief video with Omar Nur, KCBA Young Lawyers Division Walk-In Clinic volunteer. Omar speaks about the benefits of doing pro bono work.

Posted By: Adelaine Clapp, KCBA Pro Bono Services Program Coordinator . . . → Read More: Omar Nur, a KCBA YLD Walk-In Clinic volunteer, is highlighted by WSBA in a video about the benefits of pro bono!

The Urban Indian Legal Clinic Featured in the Seattle Times

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Be sure to read the Seattle Times Article: Legal clinic helps Native Americans navigate urban life , which features the Urban Indian Legal Clinic a partner clinic of the KCBA Neighborhood Legal Clinics (NLC).

The Urban Indian Legal Clinic is offered every first and third Tuesday of the month. To schedule an appointment, call 206-292-6214 . . . → Read More: The Urban Indian Legal Clinic Featured in the Seattle Times

KCBA volunteer Alex Kain highlighted for her pro bono work!

The Seattle University School of Law newsletter recently highlighted KCBA volunteer Alex Kain for her pro bono work. Be sure to read all about Alex and her work with the Neighborhood Legal Clinics on the Seattle University website. A big thank you to Alex for her time and dedication to pro bono!

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GREAT WIN FOR EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE!

Today, the Washington State Supreme Court decided in the case, Jafar v. Webb, that General Rule (GR) 34 requires courts to waive all fees and costs for individuals who are determined indigent.

In this case, the petitioner filed a parenting plan action in Snohomish Count y Superior Court and a motion under GR 34 to . . . → Read More: GREAT WIN FOR EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE!

May 2013 Volunteer of the Month: Ron Mattson

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Congratulations to Ron Mattson!

KCBA’s Pro Bono Services is proud to name Ron Mattson as its Volunteer of the Month for May. With more than 20 years of service, Ron Mattson is a longtime volunteer with the King County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Services programs. Mattson has volunteered with four different volunteer programs and . . . → Read More: May 2013 Volunteer of the Month: Ron Mattson

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