DOL/ERND Honors Program Info Session, Immigrant Families Advocacy Project training, and more.

Thursday, September 27:  U.S. Department of Labor/Environment and Natural Resources Division Honors Program Information Session
Thursday, September 27, 2018
12:30-1:20 pm
Where: UW Law, Room 127

Assoc. Regional Solicitor Bruce Brown and Sr. Trial Attorney Abigail Daquiz and an attorney from ERND will share their experiences about litigating on behalf of ERND and the U.S. Department of Labor (the good, the bad and the rewarding) and provide information about how to apply to be an Honors Attorney.

October 12: Immigration Options for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence: U-Visa under the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act

Date and Time: Friday, October 12, 2018
10 am – 2 pm
 
Where: Perkins Coie
1201 Third Avenue
Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101

The Immigrant Families Advocacy Project (IFAP) in conjunction with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), and the University of Washington School of Law invite you to participate in its annual program 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.

More info here.

ACLU-WA: “Can I Vote?” flowcharts

ACLU-WA developed  Can I Vote Flowcharts for folks with convictions in English, Spanish, Somali, Oromo, Vietnamese, Mandarin, and Korean. Please share widely!

Equal Justice Works Student Representative Program- Applications OpenEJW Logo

“Student Representatives are chosen to represent Equal Justice Works on their law school campuses based on a demonstrated commitment to public service, and serve as ambassadors in promoting public interest law and informing law students about how they can build their public interest resumes with Equal Justice Works Resources. It is an opportunity for students to add public interest leadership to their resumes and grow their networks. Students can learn more about this opportunity on the our website and apply here to be a Student Representative. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Reach out to Brooke at bmeckler@equaljusticeworks.org with questions.

Recruitment for Veterans Legal Corps (VLC) Positions for Recent Grads

“VLC Members provide direct representation to low-income and homeless veterans, active duty service members, and military families to address complex legal problems stemming from physical and mental injuries sustained during military service, poverty, homelessness, problems with disability and other income maintenance benefits, child support, expungement issues, fines, consumer debt, and a host of other legal issues. Organizations are currently recruiting legal Fellows for 2018-2019. All sites below are currently hiring, and recent grads may be eligible to apply if they took the July bar, depending on the host site. Organizations that are currently hiring are posted on our website, and will appear in the next newsletter. For additional questions, please reach out to Selena Hunn at shunn@equaljusticeworks.org.”

September 28: Minority Bar Association Happy Hour

Sponsored by ABAW, KCWWL, LBAW, LMBA and QLAW, will be held from 5:30-7:30 at Elephant & Castle, 1415 5th Ave, Seattle. This event is to promote interaction among minority bar associations in WA. There is no RSVP requirement, if anyone has questions please email walkerjb125@gmail.com.

 

WSBA Lunchbox Series ImageSeptember 25 Webinar Legal Lunchbox™ Series: Disability Law & Digital Accessibility Washington State Bar Association

 Hear from Conrad Reynoldson, Washington Civil & Disability Advocate, and Lissa Shook, Microsoft, about the evolving field of accessibility law and as it applies to technology, with an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, procurement regulations, and related international laws. To register, see here.