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“Attorney Ethics”, KC Bar Bulletin, by Stacey Romberg & Lori Rath

Posted by on March 22nd, 2011 with Comments Off

New RPCs Would Affect Flat Fees Change is pending for the ethics rules that address whether and under what circumstances Washington lawyers may deposit an advance payment of a flat fee for work not yet performed into a regular operating account versus a trust account. The Washington Supreme Court has under review proposed changes to Rules of Professional Conduct 1.5

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“Resolving to Keep Fit? Follow the Leaders,” KC Bar Bulletin, by Stacey Romberg

Posted by on March 22nd, 2011 with Comments Off

As lawyers, we constantly strive to be enthusiastic advocates for our clients. But how many of us put the same level of commitment into being enthusiastic advocates for ourselves? How many of us carve out the time in our pressured days to exercise? Exercise produces a positive outflow of energy that profoundly impacts our health, our self image, the quality

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“Look Before Leaping into Solo Practice”, KC Bar Bulletin, by Stacey Romberg

Posted by on March 22nd, 2011 with Comments Off

As one Seattle attorney told me, “I took a job at [Firm X] with the belief that I would be able to originate my own clients, which [didn’t] pan out due to conflicts of interest. Meanwhile, an old colleague urged me to simply go solo. I recall talking to him on the phone while looking 27 stories down to the

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“A Fresh Look at Those Old Amendments,” KC Bar Bulletin, by Stacey Romberg & Gene Barton

Posted by on March 22nd, 2011 with Comments Off

The Bill of Rights serves as the underpinning for the freedoms we enjoy in the United States. Who is more deserving of these rights than us, the lawyers? We work hard, we incurred student loans and we had to take a bar exam. Now, it’s our turn to enjoy the freedoms handed to us, on a silver platter, by a

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“Lawyer Chic: In It To Win It”, KC Bar Bulletin, by Stacey Romberg

Posted by on March 22nd, 2011 with Comments Off

Professional, crisp, tailored, stylish but not flashy, attractive but not sexual, demonstrating confidence but not cockiness. Many lawyers, when getting dressed in the morning before a significant meeting or court appearance, take a breath, look in the mirror and wonder if they’ve achieved the best look possible for the day ahead. Confidence is often based, in part, on both how

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“Energize Me: Bring Your ‘A’ Game Every Day”, KC Bar Bulletin, by Stacey Romberg

Posted by on March 22nd, 2011 with Comments Off

Energy is defined in the American Heritage Dictionary, in part, as, “The capacity for work or vigorous activity; vigor; power.” When you think of your days in the office, do the terms “vigor” and “power” come to mind for you? How can you increase your energy level, bringing those qualities into your practice? 1. Wake Up Rested. According to Mayo

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“A Lifetime of Changes – Practicing Law in 2008″, KC Bar Bulletin, by Stacey Romberg

Posted by on March 22nd, 2011 with Comments Off

As French classical author Francois de la Rochefoucauld said, “The only thing constant in life is change.” That statement, first coined in the 1600s, continues to ring true in 2008. As I enjoy my 20th year of practicing law, I look back in amazement over the changes I have witnessed. Often, I wonder if the younger attorneys truly understand and

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Stacey L. Romberg
Attorney at Law

10115 Greenwood Avenue N.
PMB #275
Seattle, WA 98133
Phone: 206-784-5305
Fax: 206-789-8103
E-mail: inquiry@staceyromberg.com





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