IPS 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting and Social Hour

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Please join us for the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the WSBA International Practice Section (“IPS”) on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm via online. Attendance details are provided below. Minutes from the 2020 AGM are available from this link.  

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Our opening keynote will be Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu, who will speak on the topic of How the Pandemic and the Call for Racial Justice Has Impacted the Practice of Law in State of Washington.” Justice Yu will share some comments how courts in Washington State responded to the pandemic and the calls for racial justice after the murder of George Floyd. Participants are encouraged to read the letter the supreme court sent out to the legal community and peruse the webpage with the court’s COVID orders.  

Following the keynote speech, Rachel Platin, the IPS Huneke Fellow, will share her experience in law school during the pandemic.  

After a short business meeting and an introduction of the new Executive Committee members, we will have an open discussion and a social hour. Please share your thoughts and ideas on how to survive during this unprecedented time and let us know how you are doing! 

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Due to the surge of the Delta variant of COVID-19, we will conduct the IPS Mentorship Program later this year or early 2022. Stay tuned for more information!

We look forward to seeing you! 

The WSBA International Practice Section Executive Committee