Housing Law in Finland

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Written By: Jenna Tirkkonen, Housing Justice Project-Kent Intern

For the past six months I have interned with the Housing Justice Project (HJP) in Kent, WA and during this time I have repeatedly been asked about the differences between US and Finnish housing law with respect to tenants. The Scandinavian social-democratic welfare state is dramatically different . . . → Read More: Housing Law in Finland

Meet Jenna Tirkkonen the new HJP-Kent Intern

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I’m 27 years old college graduate from Finland. I’ve always been interested in American culture and even in my Master Thesis I compared and brought out some differences between Finnish and American law orders. After I got my Thesis done and started to think what should I do next, I started to regret that . . . → Read More: Meet Jenna Tirkkonen the new HJP-Kent Intern

Job Opportunity at KCBA

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The King County Bar Association is pleased to announce that we are seeking an individual to fill the Family Law Mentor Program Legal Case Management Specialist position. If you or any excellent people you know are interested in working with our Family Law Mentor program, please see the Legal Case Management Specialist posting . . . → Read More: Job Opportunity at KCBA

Job Opportunity with KCBA

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The King County Bar Association is pleased to announce that we are seeking an individual to fill the new Volunteer Legal Services (VLS) Coordinator position. If you or any excellent people you know are interested in working with our Volunteer Legal Services program, please see the VLS Coordinator posting on our website. Attorneys and non-attorneys . . . → Read More: Job Opportunity with KCBA

KCBA Pro Bono Services is recruiting for summer internships

KCBA Pro Bono Services is recruiting for summer internships for our Family Law, Housing Justice Project, and Volunteer Legal Services programs. Please share this link with anyone you think may be interested: http://www.kcba.org/aboutkcba/kcbajobs.aspx.

 

Posted By: Adelaine Clapp, Pro Bono Services Program Coordinator

Two Job Openings at the King County Bar Association!

There are two Job Openings at the King County Bar Association. Please pass on to anyone you think may be interested. The positions for an Administrative Assistant and the Statewide Pro Bono Council Manager. Find out more details here: http://www.kcba.org/aboutkcba/kcbajobs.aspx.

 

 

 

Housing Justice Project Summer Intern Spotlight: Shelby Adsero

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Shelby Adsero recently completed her 1L year at Seattle University School of Law. She is not certain what type of law she wants to practice when she is finished with school but she has an interest in administrative law, public policy, and public interest law. Shelby is the juvenile record sealing intern and clinic administrator . . . → Read More: Housing Justice Project Summer Intern Spotlight: Shelby Adsero

New Pro Bono Services Volunteer Coordinator!

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Introducing Gwen Remmen, Pro Bono Services Volunteer Coordinator for the King County Bar Association! Although many of you know Gwen from her previous position with the Housing Justice Project in Seattle, we wanted to take some time to ask her questions about volunteering and her interests. Read her answers below: 

Why do you think . . . → Read More: New Pro Bono Services Volunteer Coordinator!

Volunteer Legal Services Welcomes Intern Melaine Gillette

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Over the upcoming weeks, the King County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Services will be highlighting its 2013 summer interns and externs.

Melanie Gillette joined the Volunteer Legal Services program as an intern in June. Melanie says that she feels pro bono is important because “it helps bring legal aid and service to individuals and families . . . → Read More: Volunteer Legal Services Welcomes Intern Melaine Gillette

HJP Welcomes Rule 9 Extern Paige Hardy

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Over the upcoming weeks, the King County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Services will be highlighting its 2013 summer interns and externs. Paige Hardy joins the Seattle Housing Justice Project.

Paige is a third-year law student at Seattle University and a Rule 9 extern at the Housing Justice Project. Under the supervision of the managing attorney . . . → Read More: HJP Welcomes Rule 9 Extern Paige Hardy