Upcoming CLEs focus on Legal Financial Obligations and Attorney Client Relationship

May 8: CLE on Legal Financial Obligations

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WSBA Presents is putting on a short ½ day CLE program on Legal Financial Obligations next week (May 8, 8:25am-11:45am, 3.00 Credits, In Person and Webcast). Please see below for a little bit more information. Learn more here
 
Join us for a half-day program to learn about LFOs generally, including changes in the law that go into effect June 7, 2018, following the passage of under HB 1783, that address:
·       interest on LFOs;
·       imposition of costs at sentencing;
·       payment alternatives;
·       payment plans as an option for indigent offenders;
·       standards for determining willful failure to pay.

May 15: Creating a Culture of Racial Equity

Dismantling institutional racism and otherwise unlearning oppressive systems that are engrained in our culture is a winding path with endless stops and starts. This month we are looking inward to realize our values and how we can use them as guide posts on this journey. We’ll also discuss roadblocks like gatekeeping and understanding your role in a situation. Learn more here.

June 8: Second Annual Law Bono Conference — Unbundling: Reimagining the Attorney-Client Relationship

Unbundled legal services is a vital emerging market for lawyers. This CLE will provide you the information, resources and practical advice to help you improve your practice if you are currently using unbundled legal services or help you see how best to introduce it to your practice. Co-hosted by the WSBA Low Bono Section and Seattle University School of Law CLE, the 2nd Annual Low Bono Conference will provide practical advice on providing your clients with exactly the services they need, when they need them, without wasting time, money or resources.

Topics include: How unbundled services work and how it is currently being applied by lawyers; how to explain unbundled legal services to clients; the roles of drafting, negotiation, research and brief services. Register here.

June 15: Alliance for Equal Justice Legal Aid Summer Intern Orientation

What is the Alliance for Equal Justice? What should you know to get the most out of your summer internship? Join us on June 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  at the University of Washington School of Law Room 138 (or via livestream from Gonzaga in room 227) to learn about the Alliance, receive substantive training, and meet students interning at other organizations. Final agenda will be posted soon. Co-sponsored by Seattle University School of Law, Gonzaga University School of Law, and the University of Washington School of Law. Lunch generously sponsored in Seattle and Spokane by Foster Pepper PLLC. RSVP here

Are You Interning for a Public Service Org This Summer? Come Attend This Training Orientation

2014 Alliance for Equal Justice Summer Intern Orientation, 6/23

Public Service

Date & Time: Monday, June 23, 2014, 8:30am – 3:30pm
Location: 
WSBA Conference Center (1501 4th Avenue, Seattle), Gonzaga University School of Law (721 N Cincinnati St, Spokane)
Registration Process: Fill out application
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 6, 2014
Contact: Jennifer Werdell, werdellj@seattleu.edu

Are you a law student who is interning or externing for an Alliance for Equal Justice or other Washington State civil legal organization this summer? Join this annual orientation to learn more about the Alliance for Equal Justice, develop client skills that will enhance your summer experience, and connect to dozens of other law students and practicing attorneys.

Space is Limited! Register by Friday, June 6, 2014.  Click here to register

Can’t attend in person?

Come in person to take advantage of small group and networking activities, or watch live via webcast if you can’t make it. Indicate your preferred location/method of attendance at registration.

Questions?

Please contact Jennifer Werdell, werdellj@seattleu.edu.

Sponsored by the Washington Access to Justice Board’s Leadership Development Committee and the Washington State Bar Association.