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Conference Materials

Conference materials are posted online. Hard copies are not provided at the conference, so please plan ahead by reviewing and printing or downloading materials of interest to you.

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Conference Program

The full conference program is at the printer, and will be distributed on site at the conference. You may view or download the .pdf here: Program ATJ-BLC 2009 final

5/21/09: edited with updated version of program

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Challenges Facing New Lawyers and Pro-Active Solutions

Panel moderator, attorney Luz Herrera, will expand the discussion begun at the Washington Young Lawyers Division’s “Young Bar Leaders Summit” in March 2009. Continue reading

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What the Future Holds: The Practice of Law in the 21st Century

Various trends affecting the legal community are changing the profession as we know it. These trends include the changing demographics of our membership, outsourcing of legal work offshore, enhanced technology, and new trends and developing business models for the delivery of our services. Continue reading

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Roundtable Discussion with the Washington State Supreme Court Justices and the WSBA Board of Governors

WSBA Activities: Keller v. State Bar of California and GR 12 – Finding the Line Between Activities Authorized and Not Authorized. Certain actions taken by the WSBA Board of Governors have generated controversy among the membership. Join an engaging discussion among members of the Supreme Court and the Board of Governors as they debate Continue reading

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Increasing support for the Alliance

This session will be led by a panel of extraordinary volunteers who use their time and talent to increase support for legal aid in Washington. The recent dramatic downturn in the national and world economy occurred with a swiftness that virtually nobody predicted. Facing huge budget shortfalls, state and local government are looking at cutting social services and reducing funding for legal aid programs. Simultaneously, the demand for legal aid services is unprecedented throughout our state. Low-income people with critical legal problems in need of assistance are growing in numbers and desperation. Continue reading

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Coming Home: Meeting the Legal Needs of Washington’s Veterans

Over 670,000 veterans live in Washington State. As of 2006, Washington was sixth in the nation in the number of homeless veterans with approximately 6,800. Learn about our Washington veterans, their legal assistance needs, and how civil legal aid providers, private attorneys, and law schools can help meet those needs. Continue reading

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