Thursday, May 22, 2014

Low Bono and Solo Initiative Monthly Series

If you're interested in solo or low bono practice, be sure to attend the upcoming workshops through the law school's Low Bono and Solo Initiative. Monthly sessions are free and hosted by Stan Perkins '85 at the Law Offices of Dean Standish Perkins & Associates, 1800 9th Ave., Ste. 1630, Seattle.

RSVP for the May and June sessions!

May: Marketing and Business Development
Thursday, May 29, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
RSVP online
Attend this workshop for an opportunity to ask questions and learn about tried and true approaches to marketing your practice, developing business, and getting client referrals.
June: Legal Research Refresher
Thursday, June 26, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
This brown-bag workshop will cover best practices for brief writing and tips on how to do quality, low-cost research effectively and efficiently.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Coast Guard JAG Opportunities

The Coast Guard has a continuing need for attorneys. To help meet this need, qualified 3Ls and alumni are encouraged to apply for Direct Commission Lawyer (DCL) positions for 2015.
Selected DCLs are commissioned as Lieutenants and sign a four-year active duty contract with the Coast Guard. DCLs will attend a five-week Direct Commission Officer Courst at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT, followed by a two-week Operations Orientation and ten-week Basic Lawyer Course at the Naval Justice Schol in Newport, RI. Judge advocates will then be assigned based on the needs of the service.
The application deadline is August 18. Please contact Erin Fullner for additional information and visit the Coast Guard careers webpage.  

Free CLE: Institutional Racism and Lawyer Responsibilities

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The King County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division is pleased to present a free afternoon CLE (1.00 CLE credit pending) on Thursday, May 22, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the KCBA Offices - 1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600 (conference room 2-3).

Evaluating Premises Liability: Slip, Trip & Falls
Presented by
John Bolig, R.A., LEED AP
Following the program there will be a YLD happy hour at Trace - 1112 4th Avenue, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Program attendees will enjoy free drinks and appetizers and a chance to network.

YLD Happy Hour presented by Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.