Elder Law Section
September 6, 2013
Letter to The Honorable Robert A. Lewis, regarding Modifications to RCW 11.88.120.
Hot Topics, Tips and Tunes Summary — presented by members of the WSBA Elder Law Section Executive Committee at the Elder Law Section Summer Social held in Seattle.
August 2, 2013
Notice of Election
Members of the Section may nominate person to serve in any of the elected officer positions by written nomination to the chairperson of the nominating committee, Janet Somers. Nominations must be received no later than August 15. To be accepted, nominations from members must include the name of the person nominated, the position for which he or she is nominated, and the written endorsement (by signature or letter) of three members of the section. If no nominations are recevied, the below nominees will be deemed elected.
Chair: Sean Bleck
Chair-elect: Amy Freeman
Treasurer: Michael Bresson
Secretary: Julie Schisel
CLE Committee Co-Chairs: Kameron Kirkevold, Deborah Jameson
Communications Committee Co-Chairs: James Brown, Mark Vohr
Legislative Committee Co-Chairs: Robert Nettleton, Karen Treiger
Outreach Chair: Carla Calogero
At-Large Trustees: Bruce Pinkerton, Eric Watness, Janet Somers
July 16, 2013
Letter to the Honorable Robert A. Lewis, concerning Lay Guardian Training.
June 19, 2013
Standby Guardian/Planned Absence was signed into law on May 20, 2013, and will take effect on July 28, 2013. You can read more information about SB 5692 here.
April 12, 2013
Letter to Representative Jamie Pedersen, expressing concern over the elimination of the Office of Public Guardianship from the House budget.
April 4, 2013
Letter to Representative Moeller and Senator Padden, affirming the Elder Law Section's support for the POLST bill as amended
March 20, 2013
Letter to Suprior Court Judges Association, informing them of the WSBA Elder Law Section Guardianship Task Force Report
Report from the Guardianship Task Force
Recent legislative activity from the Elder Law Executive Committee:
Letter to Representative James Pedersen
Letter to Senators Re: SB 5692
Ammedments to RCW 11.88.125
January 30, 2013
Letter to Senators: Re. SB 5344 Amendments to the Trust Act
Letter to the Honorable Jim Moeller: Re. Small Estate Guardianship - Training and Reporting
January 16, 2013
Letter to the Honorable Jim Moeller: Re. HB 1000
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