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ton practitioners have written and
edited a new and completely revised
environmental regulation volume that
replaces Volume 7 of the third edition. Volume 7 comprehensively covers state and federal environmental
statutes and regulations. Coverage
includes climate change, protection of
air and waters of the state, and protection of endangered species, along with
regulation of toxic substances, hazardous materials transport, and other
related topics. To review the full table
of contents or to purchase, go to www.
wsbacle.org and click “Deskbooks,” or
call 206-733-5918 or 800-443-9722,
ext. 5918 to order by phone.
be resources to one another in these
areas. The WSBA Lawyer Assistance
Program (LAP) is launching a new
initiative to reconstitute its peer advisor network. The goal is to build a
robust network throughout the state.
Skills trainings are being developed
and planned. To participate or learn
more, see http://bit.ly/104fpwN, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or 206-727-8268
or 800-945-9722, ext. 8268.
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 p.m.
on the 11th floor of the WSBA, in the
Lawyers Assistance Program offices.
For questions or more information, contact Heidi Seligman at 206-727-8269,
800-945-9722, ext. 8269, or heidis@
Mindful Lawyers Group
A growing number of legal professionals across the nation are applying
mindfulness-based skills and training
to lawyering. The Washington Contemplative Lawyers group meets on Mondays at the WSBA Lawyers Assistance
Program office from noon to 1 p.m.
For more information, contact Sevilla
Rhoads at email@example.com or
go to http://wacontemplativelaw.
Seeking Peer Advisors
Would you like to provide support to
another lawyer in your community addressing topics such as mental health
and self-care, alcoholism and addiction, or guidance in one’s practice?
Lawyers are often uniquely able to
Weekly Job Search Group
The Weekly Job Search group provides strategy and support to unemployed attor-neys. The group
runs for eight
weeks and is limited to eight attorneys. We provide
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 danc@wsba.
org, 206-727-8267, or 800-945-9722,
A little anxiety is a good thing — it motivates us to get things done. But too
much anxiety can result in procrastination or paralysis, and you can get far
behind in your work before you know
it. If anxiety has become a problem,
call the WSBA Lawyers Assistance
Program at 206-727-8268 or 800-945-
9722, ext. 8268, to schedule a confidential consultation.
Solo/Small Firm Support
The WSBA Lawyers Assistance Program is now offering a new group
service, the Solo/Small Firm Support
Learn More about Case-Management Software
The WSBA Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP) maintains
a computer for members to review software tools designed to maximize office
efficiency. LOMAP staff is available to
provide materials, answer questions,
and make recommendations. To make
an appointment, contact Peter Roberts
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Upcoming WSBA Board of
July 26–27, Cle Elum; Sept. 26–27,
With the exception of the executive
session, Board of Governors meetings
are open, and all
are welcome to attend. RSVPs are
not required. Contact Pamela Wuest
800-945-9722, ext. 2125, or pamelaw@
wsba.org. The complete Board of Governors meeting schedule is available on the
WSBA website at www.wsba.org/bog.
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