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

Posted On Feb 18 2017 by

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 I received a response; a letter from Jeffrey T. Even, Deputy Solicitor General. My request was rejected.  I have to say, I am surprised.  Here is the letter from Mr. Even, go here.


The New Washington State Bar [sic] Association, Case VIII

Posted On Dec 3 2016 by

The Washington State Bar Association, created by the Bar Act of 1933, came to an end on September 30, 2016 when the WSBA Bylaws were significantly amended. During the afternoon of that day, the WSBA Board of Governors acted to re-form the bar association into an association which includes new mandatory members and mandatory dues payers. The members are lawyers, limited practice officers (APR 12), and limited license legal technicians (APR 28). The “new” WSBA will also operate discipline systems for the groups of new members. This new association is referred to herein as “WSBA 2017″ or “New WSBA.”  The previous association is …