Case 3 9th Circuit Affirms Trial Court Decision

Posted On Mar 21 2017 by

The 9th Circuit has affirmed the trial court.  Doc_18_1_Memorandum


Case 4 and Case 5 — What may happen on appeal

Posted On Mar 17 2017 by

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 procedural due process of law under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. The superior court judge, Judge Sam Cozza (now deceased), held after exercising some jurisdiction said the court did not have jurisdiction because the Supreme Court has power over the discipline system and that one must raise his constitutional concerns in the discipline process.  But, under the state constitution, the …


Receivership for the Washington State Bar Association

Posted On Mar 4 2017 by

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 Association is an “integrated Bar Association.” It is a legal entity with the power to sue and be sued and to purchase and sell assets and to pursue the objects of the Association. The objects are the regulation of the legal profession and the improvement of the quality of legal services. The members of the Association are, at any given …


Legal Zoom and “Real Advice”

Posted On Mar 3 2017 by

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 corporate members of the New Washington State Bar Association of 2017.  APR 29 Legal Zoom.