June, 2017 eNewsletter

News & Events

Nominations Sought for KCBA ABA Delegate

The King County Bar Association will appoint a new delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates when current delegate James Williams’ term ends in August 2017. The term for the ABA delegate is two years; candidates who would be able to serve for two consecutive terms (four years) are preferred. The application deadline has been extended to July 31, 2017.  For complete information, visit  www.kcba.org/abadelegate.pdf.


Dean Kellye Testy Leaves UW School of Law

Kellye Y. Testy, Dean of the University of Washington School of Law, has been named the new president and CEO of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).  Anita Krug has been appointed interim dean.  For further information visit www.law.uw.edu/news/2017/dean-testy-lsac/.


New Membership Year is Here

Begins July 1, 2017

Don’t miss out on any of your KCBA benefits by renewing today. Remember to rejoin committees and sections while renewing. With KCBA you have access to a network of local lawyers, special rates on CLEs, discounts on products and business services, and more! Your membership also supports our pro bono programs including the Neighborhood Legal Clinics, the Housing Justice Project, and our many family law assistance programs.


June Member Benefit – 5th Avenue Theatre

25% off ticket prices to “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion.” This new musical is based on the 1997 cult hit film. Romy and Michele are two inseparable best friends whose relationship is put to the test when they invent fake careers to impress people at their 10-year high school reunion. Discount is for all performances. Purchase tickets here.


Looking Ahead: August Bar Bulletin

In August, the theme will be “Latin.” If you’ve got an article about your favorite Latin legal phrase, email our editor, Gene Barton, at gbarton@karrtuttle.com. Deadline for submissions is July 10th.

Continuing Legal Education

Upcoming Programs


Save the Date for Autumn CLEs & Summer AV!


Family Law Hot Topics

October 4, 2017 – Save the Date!

Washington State Convention Center, 7th & Pike, Seattle


Earn AV CLE Credits at Your Convenience

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Program Highlight:

Navigating the King County Superior Court Ex Parte Department


1.      Presented December 2016

2.      Overview of the King County Superior Court Ex Parte Department

3.      Available as either an audio or video format

4.      Order either Session 1 or Session 2

5.      Session 1:  2.75 Law & Legal CLE Credits;     Cost: $100 KCBA Member/$140 Non-KCBA Member

6.      Session 2:  3.00 Law and Legal and .75 Ethics CLE Credits;  Cost:  $110 KCBA Member/$150 Non-KCBA Member  

7.       Comments from attendees: 

“Great presentations!” 

“Excellent Materials”  

“Fabulous Information!”


Community Calendar

Upcoming Events


You will find compelling events relevant to your law practice at the KCBA Community Calendar. Have an interesting event coming up? Post it! Click here for a calendar submissions style guide. If you have any questions or need help posting your events, please send us an email at publications@kcba.org.


Important Links:

>   KCBA Home

>   Community Calendar

>   Weekly Schedule

>   Bar Bulletin Online

>   CLE Information

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