I was happy to honor the 2017 graduates of Clover Park Technical College as their commencement speaker. There was a contagious spirit of initiative, adventure, and accomplishment in the Tacoma Dome. Here is the text of my speech, which was titled #fivehashtags. In an early draft, I included one of my favorite Zen stories, but it didn’t make the final cut. Here it is from my first Zen Lawyer column.

In other news, we recently won two awards in the Prosecutor’s Office: Outstanding Community Service and Boss of the Year. You can read the article from the Tacoma Weekly and other public safety news at www.marklindquist.org. #KeepOurCommunitySafe

Enjoy your summer. #LiveWithGratitude

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