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May 11, 2015

 

ABAW/Q-LAW ANNOUNCE

GOLF CLINIC & BEER TASTING EVENT



When: May 20th
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Hangman Valley Golf Course
Cost: $30


Get ready for the inaugural meeting of ABA Golf in Spokane/ North Idaho!


We will be having a golf clinic with PGA Professional ToddNacke on chipping and putting. This is for people of all skilllevels. After an hour of lesson/practice, we will adjourn to the clubhouse for a local beer tasting/social. You do not need to be an ABA Member to join us. Significant others are also welcome to join us. We are just trying to gauge local interest in playing together and/or having leagues next year.

 

 

Additionally, if you would like to golf earlier in the day around 12:30 or 1, please send me an email. Please RSVP to Lisa Dickinson at lisa@dickinsonlawfirm.com.

 

May 11, 2015

 

SOLO AND SMALL PRACTICE SOCIAL



The May social, open to current SSPS members and potential members, will be on TUESDAY, May 26, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Nectar Wine & Beer at Kendall Yards, 1331 Summit Parkway, Spokane (in Kendall Yards). Free appetizers (ordered by host from Veraci Pizza next door), free networking with colleagues and free socializing with old and new friends.

 

Sponsored by Gore & Grewe, P.S. and Jeanne J. Dawes, providing services in Estate Planning, Probate & Trust, Guardianships, Business Law, Commercial Transactions and Real Estate. The Social is organized by the Solo and Small Practice Section of the Spokane County Bar Association, providing assistance to solo and small practitioners in improving their practice of law by providing a cooperative forum for the exchange of ideas and resources.

 

RSVP: Angel Base, SSPS Chair, angelmbase@gmail.com.

 

April 27, 2015

 

APPLICATION FOR COMMISSIONERS

PRO-TEM BEING ACCEPTED


The Spokane County Superior Court is now accepting applications from those attorneys who wish to serve as Superior Court Commissioners Pro Tem. All applicants must be attorneys in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association and must have been in practice for a minimum of five years with family law experience preferred. Any applicant who has received a bar complaint and/or been the subject of any disciplinary proceedings should so indicate and provide details. Similarly, any criminal history must be disclosed and explained. Per Court policy, a thorough criminal background investigation will be conducted on all applicants. Applicants are strongly urged to divulge complete criminal history information in their letter of application.

All successful applicants will serve at the pleasure of the Superior Court Judges for three-year terms, beginning July 1, 2015. Commissioners pro tem will be compensated at the rate of $300 per day ($150 per half day). At no additional compensation, commissioners pro-tem will be expected to participate in periodic training sessions and be subject to periodic evaluations. The judges make no commitments or promises as to the actual number of days a given commissioner pro tem might actually work during their term on the registry. This three-year registry will contain 15 positions. All current commissioners pro tem who wish to continue are required to reapply and compete along with all other applicants for one of the 15 positions.

Letter applications should be sent to Ron Miles, Superior Court Administrator, and must be received by him no later than the close of business on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. You may include the names and phone numbers for any references, but please do NOT include any actual written references or letters of recommendation.

 

April 27, 2015

 

LINCOLN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
ANNOUNCE JUDICIAL POSITION


The Board of County Commissioners of Lincoln County will be accepting letters of interest and statements of qualifications until Friday, May 29, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.

Letters of interest and statements of qualifications must be mailed to the Lincoln County Commissioners, Post Office Box 28, Davenport, WA 99122 or delivered in person to the Lincoln County Commissioners Office, Lower Level of the Lincoln County Courthouse at 450 Logan Street, Davenport, WA.

 

April 13, 2015

 

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL
ANNOUNCES TRAINING FOR NEW
BREATH TEST EQUIPMENT


No cost training is being offered to all professionals in the legal and judicial communities who may be impacted by the new evidentiary breath testing instrument being deployed throughout Washington State, the Draeger Alcotest 9510. It will consist of a presentation on the differences between the DataMaster and the Draeger in addition to the selection process, validation testing, accreditation standards, and changes to the Washington State Patrol Breath Test Program’s policies, quality assurance procedure, and Breath Test Calibration Technician Training.

COST FOR EITHER SESSION: FREE
Location:
Washington State Archives Building
Eastern Washington Regional Archives
960 Washington Street

 

 

DEFENSE ATTORNEYS ONLY SESSION:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Information/Registration Contact:
Trooper Jon McKee - 509-227-6615
Jon.McKee@wsp.wa.gov

 

 

PROSECUTORS ONLY SESSION:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Information/Registration Contact:
Moses Garcia - 206-720-3018, ext. 24117
Moses.Garcia@wsp.wa.gov