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The Power of the Familiar: Salvador Mungia at TEDxTacoma

Salvador A. Mungia, a 1984 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, and a partner at Gordon Thomas Honeywell, devotes a substantial portion of his practice promoting legal services for those who otherwise could not afford such representation. He has taken on pro bono basis cases involving prisoner rights, first amendment issues, and cases for individuals who, because of their economic situation, are easily exploited. In addition to being a past-president of the Washington State Bar Association, he has served as president of Legal Aid for Washington, an entity committed to raising funds for civil legal aid. He has served on the board of directors of The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law, a national organization committed to protecting civil rights. He has spoken on the subject of pro bono representation being a core value of the legal profession in Mexico City, to the Idaho State Bar Association, and to numerous groups throughout Washington State. Sal has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court and multiple times before the Washington State appellate courts. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, and as a Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Washington State by the American Trial Lawyers Association, and as a Super Lawyer by Washington Law & Politics.About TEDx, x = independently organized eventIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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