wsba.org, or go to www.wsba.org/lap.
Peer Advisor Training
Peer advisors are a group of more than
50 attorneys statewide dedicated to
supporting attorneys in their careers.
The WSBA Lawyers Assistance Program (LAP) often introduces attorneys
to peer advisors for support with mental health or addiction issues, although
sometimes a peer advisor is helpful for
discussing topics such as career transition. LAP will be hosting a training on
April 3 from 10: 30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at
the WSBA offices. If you are interested
in joining our community of peer advisors or would like to be introduced to
one, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-
727-8268 or 800-945-9722, ext. 8268.
in the process. No RSVP is required; the
group will meet on the sixth floor of the
WSBA offices. The Weekly Job Search
group provides strategy and support to
unemployed attorneys. The group runs
for seven weeks and is limited to eight to
ten attorneys. We provide the comprehensive WSBA job search guide “
Getting There: Your Guide to Career Success,” which can also be found online
at www.tinyurl.com/7xheb8b. For more
information about monthly and weekly
job group programming or to schedule
a career consultation, contact Dan Crystal at email@example.com, 206-727-8267, or
800-945-9722, ext. 8267.
Lawyers group meets on Mondays at the
Lawyers Assistance Program from noon
to 1:00 p.m. For more information, contact Sevilla Rhoads at srhoads@gsblaw.
com or go to http://wacontemplativelaw.
Struggling with Alcohol or
Weekly and Bi-Monthly Job
March 13, from
noon to 1: 30, the
back attorney John
Clynch, of the University of Washington Federal Tax Clinic, to speak at our
Bi-monthly Job Search Group meeting.
Clynch will offer straightforward advice,
based on his own experience, about how
to handle the job search, including in-terviewing, networking, pro bono work,
identifying one’s ideal job, and self-care
Solo/Small Firm Support
Starting in February, the Lawyers Assistance Program started offering a
new group service: the Solo/Small Firm
Support Group. This is a weekly drop-in
group for attorneys wanting to address
the major challenges facing professionals in solo or small-firm settings. It
takes place on Thursdays from noon to
1:00 p.m. For questions or more information, contact Heidi Seligman at 206-
727-8269, 800-945-9722, ext. 8269, or
The Lawyers Assistance Program is
closely connected to
addictions communities, AA and otherwise, across the
state. For instance,
there is an “Unbar”
AA group for attorneys that meets every Wednesday in downtown Seattle. If
you would like someone to walk you to a
meeting, or simply need a referral, don’t
hesitate to contact us confidentially
at 206-727-8268, 800-945-9722, ext.
8268, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mindful Lawyers Group
A growing number of legal professionals across the nation are applying mind-fulness-based skills and training to lawyering. The Washington Contemplative
Got rage? Does your temper cause problems for staff, family, or friends? Learn
constructive ways to handle your anger
before you lose someone or something
you value. If you’d like suggestions on
how to proceed, call the Lawyers Assistance Program at 206-727-8268 or
800-945-9722, ext. 8268, to schedule a
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Upcoming Board of Governors
April 26–27, Spokane; May 31, Seat-
tle; July 25, Cle Elum
With the exception
of the executive session, Board of Governors meetings
are open, and all
WSBA members are
welcome to attend.
RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Contact Pamela
Wuest at 206-239-2125, 800-945-9722,
ext. 2125, or email@example.com. The
complete Board of Governors meeting schedule is available on the WSBA
website at www.wsba.org/bog.
*Board certified by the National College for DUI Defense. The Supreme
Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties and
certification is not a requirement to practice law in the State of Washington.
Refer with Confidence
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from the first auction of 26-week treasury bills in February 2013 was 0.112
percent. Therefore, the maximum allowable usury rate for March is 12 percent.