We hope you make the most of this valuable resource.
Judicial Assistance Services
The purpose of the Judicial Assistance Services Program (JASP) is to prevent or alleviate problems before they jeopardize a
judicial officer’s career. JASP provides confidential support and treatment for judges
struggling with medical or mental health
challenges, addiction, grieving, stress, or
isolation. If you are a judge or are concerned about a judge, you are encouraged
to contact the Judicial Assistance Services
Program at 415-572-3803 or contact clinical consultant Susanna Kanther, Psy.D., at
The “Unbar” Alcoholics
The Unbar is an “open” AA group for at-
torneys that has been meeting for over
25 years. Meetings are held Wednesdays
from noon to 1: 30 p.m. at the Skinner
Building at 1326 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor.
Also, if you are seeking a Peer Advisor
to connect with and perhaps walk you to
this meeting, the Member Wellness Program can arrange this and can be reached
WSBA Practice Management
The WSBA offers free resources and
education on law practice management
issues, including financial management,
marketing and client retention, and
technology. For more information, visit
The WSBA Lending Library is a free ser-
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vice to WSBA members offering the
short-term loan of books on health and
well-being as well as the business man-
agement aspects of your law office. You
can view available titles at www.wsba.
org/library. Books may be borrowed by
any WSBA member for up to two weeks.
If you live outside of the Seattle area,
books can be mailed to you; you will be
responsible for return postage. For walk-
in members, we recommend calling first
to check availability of requested titles.
To arrange for a book loan or to check
availability, visit www.wsba.org/library.
Looking to build up your practice? Visit the
Practice Management Discount Network
for discounts on tools to help you improve
your legal service delivery—featuring
practice management software, credit
card processing, andmore.Vi sit www.
wsba.org/discounts to get started.
Casemaker Online Research
Casemaker is a powerful online research
library provided free to WSBA members.
Read about this legal research tool on
the WSBA website at wsba.org/case-maker. As a WSBA member, you already
receive free access to Casemaker. We
have now enhanced this member benefit by upgrading to add Casemaker+ with
CaseCheck+ for you. Just like Shepard’s®
Citations and KeyCite®, CaseCheck+ tells
you instantly whether your case is good
law. If you want more information, you
can find it on the Casemaker website, or
call 877-659-0801 and a Casemaker representative can discuss these features
with you. For help using Casemaker, call
the WSBA Service Center at 800-945-
WSBA or 206-443-WSBA.
The maximum allowable usury rate can be
found on the Washington State Treasurer’s
website at https://tre.wa.gov/partners/for-state-agencies/investments/historical-usury-rates/.
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