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SKCBA recent news

Our Newest Partnership


South King County Bar Association is pleased to announce a new partnership with Communities In Schools (CIS) - the nation's leading drop out prevention program. They current have 12 affiliates in Washington State with 5 serving King County.


Each affiliate has a partnership with their school district and - through their Site Coordinator model - work to connect students to outside community resources. Teaming with Communities In Schools allows us (as individuals or as firms) to make quick connections to support schools in our community.

All 5 King County CIS affiliates (Seattle, Renton, Kent, Auburn and Federal Way) are on board to help connect us to schools. There are many ways to help: Serve as a mentor or tutor;host an intern or provide a job shadow. Dee Klem of the CIS Kent office has agreed to be our point person. 
If you or your firm are interested in learning more, please contact Dee at or click the button below to visit the Communities in Schools website.

New Lawyer Presentation

Twice a year the South King County Bar Association sponsors a Swearing-In Ceremony at the MRJC in Kent to welcome newly admitted attorneys to the practice of law. This CLE is free to all new attorneys.

In addition the SKCBA conducts a CLE for newly admitted attorneys which provides an introduction to the practice of law.

  • Successful Communication Strategies for Professionals

  • The Real Story About Client Relationships

  • Getting to Know Your Legal Community

  • Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

  • Suggestions and Resources for Managing Your Practice

  • Managing Your Legal Career

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