Seattle Pro Bono Fair 2012

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Davis Wright Tremaine 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200, Seattle, WA 98101

Please join us for a chance to network with local legal service providers and learn about pro bono opportunities to serve your community. At the fair, you’ll have the chance to hear from Justice Steve Gonzalez, . . . → Read More: Seattle Pro Bono Fair 2012

Employment Opportunities at KCBA!

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Spread the word KCBA is recruiting for two staff openings: development manager & member services assistant. Please go to http://www.kcba.org/employment for details.

 

 

Intern Highlight – Caitlin Baird

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Written by: Ellen Reed, KCBA Community Services Program Specialist

 

Caitlin Baird is a Neighborhood Legal Clinics Summer Intern who has been an amazing asset to NLC this year. She is currently a law student at the University of Louisville in Kentucky and plans to settle in Seattle and begin her legal career after . . . → Read More: Intern Highlight – Caitlin Baird

KCBA Client Story a Part of Legal Aid “Quilt”

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Watch Threesa Milligan, KCBA Pro Bono Services Director, as she retells a client story for the Equal Justice Conference which was held in May of this year. Threesa was asked to tell a story as part of a “quilt” of legal aid stories http://youtu.be/WvVEpYouySc .

. . . → Read More: KCBA Client Story a Part of Legal Aid “Quilt”

Intern Highlight: Katheryn Steinberg

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Written by: Ellen Reed, KCBA Community Services Program Specialist

 

Katheryn is a outstanding law student intern with the Neighborhood Legal Clinics. She has been an amazing presence on our intake and referral line as well as stepping in as a clinic assistant and observing at several of our clinics. She is currently pursuing . . . → Read More: Intern Highlight: Katheryn Steinberg

Membership Manager position open at KCBA

KCBA is looking for someone to join their team as a Membership Manager. For more details or to apply visit http://t.co/vrudctpD

New VLS Volunteer Attorney Panel: Landlord/Tenant Disputes

Currently, Volunteer Legal Services (VLS) provides direct representation to clients facing debt defense, chapter 7 bankruptcy, vacating criminal records, Social Security overpayments, and estate planning/wills cases. Soon VLS will also accept landlord/tenant dispute cases.

VLS is recruiting volunteer attorneys that are interested in taking landlord/tenant dispute cases. There will be cases that require negotiation only . . . → Read More: New VLS Volunteer Attorney Panel: Landlord/Tenant Disputes

Neighborhood Legal Clinics – Homeless Clinic

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics partner with firms and homeless shelters in downtown Seattle to host monthly legal clinics. These homeless clinics work to eliminate barriers homeless individuals face in accessing legal aid and is unique in its ability to provide free legal advice and even direct on-going representation in a homeless shelter setting. Davis . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Legal Clinics – Homeless Clinic

How Does Washington State Compare?

In recognition of Pro Bono Week, Pro Bono Services is taking a look at how Washington State volunteer numbers compare with the nation. The numbers below are based on averages using 2008 to 2010 data. This information can be found on the Volunteering in America website.

There are 1.7 million volunteers in the state of . . . → Read More: How Does Washington State Compare?

20 Years of Dedication & Still Smiling

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In celebration of both National Pro Bono Week and National Paralegal Week Pro Bono Dicta would like to introduce you to Self Help Plus (SHP) Program Manager and Paralegal Tanya Wanchena.

Tanya Wanchena has been working for KCBA for 20 years making her one of KCBA’s longest employed people. Known around the KCBA office for . . . → Read More: 20 Years of Dedication & Still Smiling