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Defendants have a right to counsel, but Tri-Cities struggles to hire enough lawyers

Providing legal counsel to criminal defendants and other low-income people facing court proceedings has always been a challenge in the...
EvictionHelp

Benton Franklin Legal Aid pivots to prevent evictions

Benton Franklin Legal Aid Society, the nonprofit legal services agency that connects clients with volunteer attorneys, pivoted to helping area...
Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept , blue toned.

Public defense in Washington has a new champion

W. Larry Jefferson Jr Larry Jefferson Jr. will pay off his law school loans in about...
Awards

Benton Franklin Legal Aid honors pro bono stars Atwood, Corbet

The Benton Franklin Legal Aid Society recognized two local attorneys with its highest awards for service to the community for...
BeauRuffNEW

Noncompete agreements may not be binding, thanks to 2019 Legislature

Several years ago, I wrote about noncompete agreements for the Tri-cities Area Journal of Business. Legislation passed in 2019 has...
LegalBriefs

Legal Briefs – January 2022

Bill would create an alert system for missing Indigenous women Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Rep. Debra Lekanoff, D-Anacortes, plan...
Gavel

Judge Cameron Mitchell resigns Benton-Franklin seat

Benton-Franklin Superior Court Judge Cameron Mitchell is resigning from the bench, effective March 11 after 18 years in office. Gov....
Jim Dillman, Richland architect emeritus, wants to take AIA Central Washington’s exhibit of the best of the region’s architecture to area libraries once it wraps up a yearlong exhibition at the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Architects put the spotlight on their best work

Sharp-eyed travelers with time to kill at the Tri-Cities Airport have always been bombarded with information about local sites. For...
ArchEngBriefs

Architecture & Engineering Briefs – January 2022

AIA Central Washington honors best of 2021 AIA Central Washington, representing the region’s architects, honored three projects with its 2021...
PatrickJones

Tri-Cities boasts more engineers than state average

It will come as no surprise to readers that Benton and Franklin counties boast a high number of engineers. According...

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