A Three-Part Strategy For Excellent Consulting in Pro Bono Casework

Ian Franzel

Lawyers often discuss the best and most positive methods of advising clients, then, we fine-tune, relearn, and employ these methods through practice. There are indeed many listening and speaking techniques which it behooves the practitioner to implement, or, at a minimum to have tried at some point. Many such techniques have to do with being . . . → Read More: A Three-Part Strategy For Excellent Consulting in Pro Bono Casework

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.

 

 

 

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

Self Help Plus from Patrick’s Point of View

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Patrick came to the Self Help Plus Program through a recommendation from one of his friends who used the Self Help Plus Program to obtain a Dissolution of Marriage. Patrick is a disabled man who has a difficult time reading and processing information. Due to his disability, it would have been extremely difficult for . . . → Read More: Self Help Plus from Patrick’s Point of View

Learn more about the MCLE Pro Bono Rule with this video of KCBA Volunteer Jason Wax

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Check out this interview and brief video with Jason Wax, KCBA Volunteer Legal Services volunteer and Pro Bono Services Committee member. Jason speaks about the MCLE Pro Bono Rule in this video produced by NW Sidebar.

If you are interested in receiving CLE credit for you pro bono work you can find out . . . → Read More: Learn more about the MCLE Pro Bono Rule with this video of KCBA Volunteer Jason Wax

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

He’s In the Army Now!

Adam Mesick

The JAG Corps is America’s oldest law firm and its origin is based upon National Service. While in law school, I had the pleasure of meeting several JAG Officers, and their dedication to assisting the community led me to develop the goal of joining their ranks. The same dedication to service is epitomized in the . . . → Read More: He’s In the Army Now!