Considered one of the most well-attended and unique minority bar association events in the Pacific Northwest, the 2017 Annual QLaw Banquet promises to be another one for the history books. More than 400 lawyers, judges and legal professionals from across Washington state will descend on the Seattle Sheraton on April 27 to celebrate and promote equality in the legal profession.
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has appointed Mary Jo Heston to U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington. Heston will replace Judge Paul Snyder, who retired on December 31, 2016. Her 14-year term begins on February 1.
Lane Powell is proud to announce that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.