Limited Practice Board

The Limited Practice Board oversees administration of, and compliance with, the Limited Practice Rule (APR 12) authorizing certain lay persons to select, prepare, and complete legal documents pertaining to the closing of real-estate and personal property transactions. The Board is responsible for the certification and regulation of limited practice officers (LPOs). See also Resources for LPOs.

Limited Practice Board Members

Lana M. Floyd

WSBA Representatives:
James S. Chung, Crystal Flood, Jay A. Goldstein

Real Estate Representative:
David T. Bastian

Title Representative:
Kim V. Miller

Escrow Representative:
Tina L. Carroll

At-large Representative:
Shelley Miner

Lending Representative:

Board Member Recruitment Notice:

We are continuing to recruit applicants for the Lending Representative on the Limited Practice Board for the term starting Jan. 1, 2016.

Limited Practice Board members are appointed by the Washington Supreme Court for four-year terms. The board administers the Limited Practice Officer (LPO) Program under APR 12 with support from the WSBA. Board members approve forms for use by LPOs and oversee the licensing, education, examination, and disciplinary functions of the LPO Program. Candidates have substantive experience in the real estate lending industry; licensing as an LPO or lawyer is not required.

Please apply online ASAP. 

Contact Us

WSBA Staff Liaison: Talia Clever 

WSBA Board of Governors Liaison: 
Jill Karmy