University of Washington law school http://www.kplu.org en Secret Millionaire Leaves Massive Gift to Seattle Charities http://www.kplu.org/post/secret-millionaire-leaves-massive-gift-seattle-charities <p>Three Seattle-area organizations will split a massive charitable gift of $187.6 million, thanks to one generous donor. Seattle Children’s Hospital, the University of Washington School of Law and the Salvation Army call it the biggest gift given in the state this year, and the sixth largest nationwide.</p><p>The donor is Jack MacDonald, who died in September at age 98. He inherited a fortune built by his father’s MacDonald Meats company.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:59:40 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 11319 at http://www.kplu.org Secret Millionaire Leaves Massive Gift to Seattle Charities Lawyers Must Adapt to Changing Profession http://www.kplu.org/post/lawyers-must-adapt-changing-profession <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lawyers are finding themselves facing the same pressures recording artists and journalists have had to contend with: free content on the Internet.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Technological changes and a DIY culture are also changing the legal profession in fundamental ways. And h<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ow to adapt has been a hot topic at law schools in Washington and at the Washington Bar Association.</span></p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 10994 at http://www.kplu.org Lawyers Must Adapt to Changing Profession