Author Archives: Stephen Eugster

Pro se Eugster v. WSBA

Pro se Eugster v. WSBA, is a separate appeal coming from Caruso et al. v. WSBA et al.  It has to do with an order of the court awarding the WSBA some $28,000 plus from Pro se Eugster.  The Opening … Continue reading

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Case 9 — Appeal of Orders Against Attorney Eugster, Opening Brief

The District Court judge ordered me to pay some $28,000 to the WSBA. I appealed. The appeal is a separate appeal in Caruso v. WSBA (Case 9). I am working my opening brief. It is due about the 1st of … Continue reading

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Case 3 9th Circuit Affirms Trial Court Decision

The 9th Circuit has affirmed the trial court.  Doc_18_1_Memorandum

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Case 4 and Case 5 — What may happen on appeal

Case 4 and Case 5 The issue in each case (Case 4 is in Superior Court, Spokane; Case 5 is in US District Court WAED) is whether the WSBA Washington Discipline System is constitutional, does it accord with requirements of … Continue reading

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Receivership for the Washington State Bar Association

The Washington State Bar Association must be placed into a receivership. The Association known as the WSBA or state bar is a legal entity which was created by the Washington state legislature under the State Bar Act of 1933. The … Continue reading

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Legal Zoom and “Real Advice”

Legal Zoom is advertising “real advice.”  That sounds like it is “practicing law.”  What is the Washington Supreme Court going to do?  Maybe it will create a special license which allows Legal Zoom to provide limited practice services. I wonder whether there can be … Continue reading

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WSBA 1933 / WSBA 2017 — My letter to AG Bob Ferguson

I wrote to Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on the 15th of February about the two associations, one a bar association, the other an association of legal service providers.  Go here . That was on the 15th, I repeat.  Today … Continue reading

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The Way Things Are: Niccolo Machiavelli

  How true: It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage than a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by … Continue reading

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Power of Supreme Court – More Thoughts

I think the Supreme Court began expanding its power over the Washington State Bar Association of 1913 in 1987 or so when William S. Gates, Sr., in a letter to the Court, wrote about WA General Rule 12.  I also … Continue reading

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The Power of the Supreme Court

The extent to which the Supreme Court thinks it has authority over the Washington State Bar Association is not unrelated to the power the Supreme Court is attempting to exercise over entire state of Washington.  See Eugster Law Office.  

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