Victim Support Team and Puzzle Answer

Victim Support Team

All volunteers for the Seattle Police Department Victim Support Team (VST) receive free 50-hour training. The Academy begins October 4th, 2014 and runs for six Saturdays. The training will provide the comprehensive and diverse knowledge needed to support families affected by violence. Following training volunteers respond to Officer requests to assist victims of domestic violence . . . → Read More: Victim Support Team and Puzzle Answer

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

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

Jason Wax

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?

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.

What would you say to . . . → Read More: Volunteer Panel Discussion: Why you should consider volunteering

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

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.

. . . → Read More: Seattle Pro Bono Fair 2013

Volunteer Panel Discussion: The Best Part of Pro Bono Work

QandA

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.

What is your favorite thing . . . → Read More: Volunteer Panel Discussion: The Best Part of Pro Bono Work

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!

92% of Nonprofits in Washington Need Transactional Legal Services: How You Can Help

Jodi Nishioka, Program Manager at Washington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations (WAACO), answers a few questions about her organization’s work connecting attorneys with transactional pro bono opportunities with nonprofit organizations in Washington state.

Jodi Nishioka

Pro Bono Dicta: What’s your 30-second elevator speech for describing your organization’s mission?

Jodi Nishioka: WAACO gets nonprofit organizations and . . . → Read More: 92% of Nonprofits in Washington Need Transactional Legal Services: How You Can Help