Fundraisers and webinars and fairs!

SABAW LogoSouth Asian Bar Association of Washington’s Annual Reception & Fundraiser

When: Friday, September 22

6:00-9:30 pm

Where: Washington Athletic Club-The Nobleroom

The reception will highlight numerous SABAW community programs including the nationally-recognized Free Community Legal Clinic, SABAW’s Scholarship Program for students and recent law graduates, and the Minority Legal Fellowship for solo/small firms and non-profit organizations.  SABAW will also be recognizing selected members of its community for their achievements and contribution to the legal profession in Washington State.

We hope that you will be able to join us for this fun and exciting event, where you can expect good food, inventive cocktails, lively music and of course, great company

Register here.

The Unemployment Law Project: Benefit for the Farmworker Outreach Project

When:  Thursday, September 22, 2017

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Where: E Quetzal Beacon Hill 3209 Beacon Ave. S Seattle, WA

With special guest Louisa Maran Director, National Farmworkers Program

Buy tickets here. 

Webinar:  Injustices Under the LawLiberty scales

When: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

Time:  Noon – 1:35 p.m.

Where: 90 minute webcast

What happens when the law doesn’t equal justice? What can—or should—legal professionals do? This 90-minute webcast will begin with a look back at when and how legal professionals have responded to moments of social and cultural crisis. The faculty will then discuss effective strategies, and related ethics issues, for addressing legal injustices in a contemporary setting.

Faculty:
Rick Eichstaedt—Center for Justice, Spokane
Paul Lawrence—Pacifica Law Group, Seattle
Michele Storms—American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Seattle
Camille Walsh—University of Washington, Seattle

Register here.

WSBA Webinar:  Are You Differentiating Your Practice Through Unbundling of Legal Services?Books

When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Time: 9:00-10:00 am

Where:  Webinar

Unbundled legal services-or limited scope representation-is allowed in Washington. It can be a great mechanism to bridge the access to justice gap and to attract clients. Yet many attorneys are not offering this type of representation to their clients. Why ?

Register here.

Vietnamese-American Bar Association of Washington Annual Banquet

When: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Time: 5:30-8:00 pm

Where:  The Triple Door.

Join the Vietnamese-American Bar Association of Washington for their 13th annual banquet! This event will be held at the Triple Door. 5:30-8:00 pm

RSVP here.

2017 Washington Women Lawyers Annual Event: I AM IN! Included. Invested. Involved.

When: Saturday October 14, 2017

Time:  6PM-9PM

Where: WWL’s Annual Event will be held on, at the Montvale Event Center in Spokane, Washington (1017 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99201).

A CLE will be offered during the afternoon of October 14th. Washington Women Lawyers and Legal Voice present the “Third Annual Women’s Law Update.” This two-hour CLE will focus on recent legislation and litigation, as well as ongoing advocacy, that Legal Voice is engaged in to advance women’s and LGBTQ rights in Washington State. Presenters include Legal & Legislative Counsel for Legal Voice, Janet Chung and Lobbyist, Nancy Sapiro.

All attendees are also invited to the Welcome Reception at the Montvale Hotel on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 6-8pm to enjoy complimentary wine, small bites and networking. Other optional weekend activities and events will be announced in the coming weeks!

For further information and register here. 

Seattle Citywide Pro Bono Fair

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2017

Time:  4:00-6:00 pm

Where: Perkins Coie in Seattle

Interested in pro bono volunteerism and don’t know where to start? Come to the Pro Bono Fair to meet with representatives from local legal service organizations to find the opportunity right for you!  RSVP kherman@perkinscoie.com

Immigrant Families Advocacy Projects annual CLE which will prepare you to help undocumented immigrants apply for the U-Visa

When: Friday, October 13, 2017

Time:  9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where: Davis, Wright, Tremaine LLP, 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200

Immigration Options for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

Join us for Immigrant Families Advocacy Project’s annual CLE which will prepare you to help undocumented immigrants apply for the U-Visa. U-Visas grant temporary legal status to survivors of certain qualifying crimes who have been helpful to law enforcement. The majority of applicants are people who have suffered physical and emotional intimate partner violence. Learn how attorneys can play a valuable part in helping immigrant communities

. The CLE will cover:
• The Basic Structure of the Immigration System
• Introduction to U-Visa Petitions and Adjustment of Status
• Working with Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence
• Confidentiality and Ethics
• Supervising Law Students with IFAP

For further information and to register on-line here.

UW Law: Get Trained. Do Pro Bono. Make a difference now. Legal Aid Core Competencies Training

When: Friday, October 6 10-12:00  and Friday, October 13

Time:  10:30-12:00 (Two part series)

Where: University of Washington School of Law 10/6- Room 138 10/13 Room 133

UW Law students interested in volunteering for Law School Pro Bono Programs or dozens of community legal aid programs in the community.

UW Law Pro Bono and Externship Fair

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Time:  12:30-1:20

Where: University of Washington School of Law

Students, please join us for Pro Bono and Externship Fair! There will be over 20 organizations there for you to meet and have a table talk with.

CLE:  Combating Bias: Turning Microaggression into Microinclusion

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time:  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Where:  K&L Gates, 925 4th Ave #2900, Seattle, WA 98104

Join WWL for an invigorating and eye-opening training on combating implicit bias when faced with microaggression. WWL welcomes Dr. Caprice Hollins, co-founder of Cultures Connecting, to speak and facilitate. Pending 3.5 WA Ethics CLE. Light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

For further information and register here.