Tomorrow, May 6th, GiveBIG to the King County Bar Foundation

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Tomorrow, you can help over 10,000 low income King County residents avoid homelessness, assure their children live in homes free from violence, and empower the voiceless.

Your gift to the King County Bar Foundation through GiveBIG, The Seattle Foundation’s online special day of giving, will enable thousands of our neighbors to receive the legal . . . → Read More: Tomorrow, May 6th, GiveBIG to the King County Bar Foundation

A Primer on Housing Matters in a Pro Bono Context

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By Ian Franzel

There are certainly a lot of housing and Landlord/Tenant Law issues requiring attorney review in the local pro bono/legal aid clinics. I wanted to use this posting as an opportunity to provide some basic guidance concerning what kinds of issues a client might be dealing with when they come to you with . . . → Read More: A Primer on Housing Matters in a Pro Bono Context

Summer Volunteer Picnic & Pot Luck – Canceled

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Stayed tuned for future volunteer events!

 

 

 

 

Below is the third Supreme Court Letter Drop Puzzle. The answer will be printed in Pro Bono Dicta next month.

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Volunteer Night Out Goes Monthly

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Volunteer Appreciation Night downtown is now a monthly event starting with this month’s event Tuesday April 15th. What a great way to celebrate Income Tax Day! The location will be The Diller Room at 1224 1st Avenue (just across University Street from the Seattle Art Museum) and will start at 5 PM lasting until 7 . . . → Read More: Volunteer Night Out Goes Monthly

Resource Corner: Solid Ground

On the Solid Ground website appears a picture of staff members stretching a string to create, “a web of connectedness.” The image captures the mission and impact that Solid Ground strives to create. The Washington State supported organization leverages its resources to eliminate and combat poverty and racism from grass roots programs to legislative measures. . . . → Read More: Resource Corner: Solid Ground

Volunteer Night Out & SCOTUS Letter Drop Puzzles return

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KCBA VOLUNTEER NIGHT OUT returns the day after St. Patrick’s Day to the Diller Room at 1224 1st Avenue (corner of First and University). Volunteer Night Out starts at 5:00 and runs until 7:00 pm Tuesday, March 18th. The Diller Room is located on the site of Seattle’s first luxury hotel. The Diller Hotel . . . → Read More: Volunteer Night Out & SCOTUS Letter Drop Puzzles return

The Almighty Referral – Referral Tips During Pro Bono Consults.

Ian Franzel

One of the following two aspects of your practice is certain to be high-volume: 1) either the number of cases that you have or 2) the number of elements contained in causes of action in the manageable number of cases under your watch.

You will be able to get up to speed concerning the volume . . . → Read More: The Almighty Referral – Referral Tips During Pro Bono Consults.

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