Section Calendar

Upcoming Events


  • Dec. 8: Quarterly Executive Committee Meeting, 11:30 a.m.–noon at Johnny's at Fife, 5211 20th St. E., Fife, WA 98424.
  • Dec. 8: CANCELED – Citizen Lawmaking: The Legislative Process in Washington State mini-CLE presentation by Representative Hans Zeiger, noon–1 p.m. at Johnny's at Fife, 5211 20th St. E., Fife, WA 98424. 

Previous Events

This record of past events is maintained for the convenience of members who may wish to apply for CLE credit.



  • June 4: "Fostering Civility in the Legal Profession." Approved for 1 ethics CLE for Washington attorneys.


  • Sept. 10–11: "Military Legal Assistance APR 8(g) Training CLE." Approved for 15 CLE credits (14 general, 1 ethics).
  • June 12: "Everything Pro Bono and Public Service in and out of the WSBA." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • March 13: "Foreclosure Prevention." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.


  • Dec. 12: "Security Clearance Law - Regulatory Standards and Administrative Procedures." Approved for 1.0 general CLE credit.
  • Sept. 12: "Veterans in Trouble: A Tailored Criminal Justice System." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • June 6: "Local and State Resources for Veterans and the Military: The King County Veterans Levy and the Attorney General's New Veterans and Military Agenda." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • March 14: "Veterans' Courts: A Systematic Approach to Social Justice."  Approved for 1.0 general CLE credit. Presentation Slides
  • Feb. 21–22: "Admissions to Practice Rule 8(g) (APR 8(g))." Approved for 14.5 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit.


  • Dec. 13: "Military Commissions and the Fascinating and Fundamental Issues Affecting the Future of American Jurisprudence."  Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • Sept. 13: "Rule of Law in Afghanistan – Constitution, Courts, and other Constructs." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • March 8: "Poverty Law and the Legal Services Landscape in Washington State." Speaker Lauren Peach – Attorney and Fellow, Veterans Project, Northwest Justice Project. Approved for 1 general CLE credit.


  • Nov. 22: Be sure to check out the latest issue of Dialogue Magazine: Fall 2011 to read an article about the youth in military families titled "Youth in Military Families: An Invisible At-Risk Population."
  • Sept. 8: "An Introduction to Veterans Law and Attorney Accreditation by the VA," presented by Mary Anne Royle. 1.0 general CLE credit. 
        Presentation Slides 
        Introduction to Veterans Law and VA Requirements 
  • July 20: Roundtable presentation and discussion on meeting the legal needs of of military families and youth. Sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, the Washington State Bar Association Legal Assistance to Military Personnel Section, and the Center for Children and Youth Justice. Roundtable PowerPoint presentation now available for download.
  • June 9: "Perspective on the Israeli Military Justice System."
  • March 24: Mini-CLE – "The History of Military Commissions in Jurisprudence." 2 general CLE credits.


  • Dec. 9: "LAMP Section Meeting and CLE: "Security Clearance Adjudication Process." Approved for 1 CLE credit.
  • Sept. 10: Quarterly Meeting and Mini-CLE — "The History of Military Commissions in American Jurisprudence." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • June 17: Annual Meeting and Mini-CLE: "Standing Rules of Engagement (SROE)."
  • March 11: WSBA LAMP Section Quarterly Meeting and Mini-CLE – "Veterans' Courts." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.


  • Dec. 10: Mini-CLE – "Disability Evaluation System (DES)." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • Sept. 17: Section Quarterly Meeting and  mini-CLE: "Home Foreclosure Legal Aid Project." 1 general CLE credit.
  • June 12, 17, 18: Mini-CLE: Training for Volunteer Attorney Network for Attorneys Assisting Citizen-Soldiers and Families (AACF). Approved for 3 CLE credits (2.5 general, .5 ethics).
  • June 11: "The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children." Approved for 1 credit.
  • Jan. 22–23: Annual CLE for JAG APR 8(g) Training. Fort Lewis, Washington.
  • Jan. 24–25: 2009 Army JAG Onsite CLE – "Rule of Law." CLE credits: 10 (includes 2 ethics credits).