In addition to her practice, Ritee Sponsler works in donor relations with the ACLU of Washington. Drawing from her background in both law and communications, she implemented the organization’s comprehensive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program, which offers free and low-cost CLE seminars in order to serve public interest attorneys, engage young lawyers, and encourage pro bono service.
Ritee earned her JD from University of San Francisco School of Law, where she was Student Bar Association President and the graduate student representative to the USF Board of Trustees. A two-time fellow of the USF Center for Law & Global Justice, Ritee examined the treatment of Haitian refugees in the Dominican Republican and taught human rights to Tibetan refugees in India.
Ritee, who received her law school’s Commencement Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service, is in her third year of leading the CLE Committee for the Young Lawyers Division of the Washington State Bar Association. She is committed to public service and professional development.
Languages spoken: English, Gujarati, Hindi
Hourly ($150-200/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)
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Ritee is an amazingly caring and passionate attorney. She manages projects with ease and is undaunted by the tasks ahead. Her excellent leadership and creativity has led to many wonderful lawyer education programs across the state. I would recommend Ritee to anyone.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Commencement Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service||University of San Francisco School of Law||2007|
|SBA President Award Nomination||American Bar Association||2007|
|Scholarship for Public Interest||Arthur C. Zief, Jr. Foundation||2006|
|Law Dean’s Scholarship||University of San Francisco School of Law||2004|
|Events and Programs Manager||ACLU of Washington||2008 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Co-Chair, CLE Committee||2008 - Present|
|University of San Francisco School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|New York University||Communication Studies||BS - Bachelor of Science||2000|
|How to Start Your Solo Practice||Building Sources of Help||2011|
|New Lawyer Education (NLE) Preadmission Program||Getting to Know Your Legal Community||2010|
|Garfield High School Student Club Event||Student Rights and Cell Phone Privacy||2010|