Marriya Wright, Spokane Attorney

Posted On Nov 26 2014 by

Former Spokane County deputy prosecutor Marriya Wright, a former Spokane County Deputy prosecutor, pled guilty to second-degree rendering criminal assistance today.  The Spokesman-Review.  Ms. Wright provided assistance to a felon.  Watching her present herself to the court causes one to think she is an overly well-meaning innocent  who cares too much for the downtrodden.  See KXLY, Spokane.  She made a bad choice in trying to help a convicted felon Matthew Baumrucker, and in befriending him. Will she lose her license to practice law?  She hopes not.  Her hope may be a lost hope.  The WSBA Rules of Professional Conduct require her …


RPC Rule 5.1 Responsibilities of Partners, Managers, or Supervisory Lawyers

Posted On Jun 14 2014 by

RPC 5.1 says: (a) A partner in a law firm, and a lawyer who individually or together with other lawyers possesses comparable managerial authority in a law firm, shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that the firm has in effect measures giving reasonable assurance that all lawyers in the firm conform to the Rules of Professional Conduct. (b) A lawyer having direct supervisory authority over another lawyer shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that the other lawyer conforms to the Rules of Professional Conduct. (c) A lawyer shall be responsible for another lawyer’s violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct …