WSBA Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways that members can volunteer to advance the mission and goals of the WSBA.

Apply to serve on the Law Clerk Board

The WSBA is seeking active lawyer members of the Bar for service on the Law Clerk Board. The Law Clerk Board assists with the supervision of law clerks through the APR 6 law clerk program. The Board also addresses matters and suggests policies relevant to the law clerk program. Terms are for three years, starting Oct. 1, 2017. The Board meets four to five times per year. If you are interested or would like more information about this volunteer opportunity, please contact Bobby Henry at roberth@wsba.orgApply online here. (Please do not apply for any other committees as their deadline has passed.) The application deadline is Aug. 31, 2017.

Apply to serve on the Limited License Legal Technician Board

The LLLT Board is seeking applications from (1) individuals licensed to practice law in Washington as either a lawyer, LPO, or LLLT; (2) those in either emeritus or judicial status; and (3) members of the public who do not have a license to practice law and are residents of Washington state.

Among other things, the LLLT Board recommends additions and alterations to the rule governing the legal technician license to the state Supreme Court, approves education and experience requirements for licensure in approved practice areas, and establishes and maintains criteria for approval of educational programs that offer legal technician core curriculum. 

The board generally meets on the third Thursday of every month. Board members are appointed by the Supreme Court. Appointment is for a three-year term. 

If you are interested, please apply via myWSBA here by or on Sept. 14, 2017. Do not apply for anything other than the Limited License Legal Technician Board as the deadline for others committees and boards has already passed.

If you have any questions, please contact Renata Garcia at renatag@wsba.org or 206-733-5912.

Join a WSBA committee, board or panel

The application deadline for 2017–2018 appointments has passed. Applicants will be notified of their status throughout the summer of 2017. For more information, email barleaders@wsba.org, or call Pam Inglesby, WSBA communications services operations manager, at 206-727-8226 or 800-945-9722, ext. 8226.

Support professionalism initiatives

Volunteer to promote professionalism in the legal community.

Join the Washington Young Lawyers Committee

The Washington Young Lawyers Committee (WYLC) is a vehicle for new lawyers and law students to get involved with the Bar and a home to network and enhance leadership skills. You can develop programs for new and young lawyers, serve on a WYLC subcommittee, or become a young lawyer liaison to a WSBA section.

Put justice in reach for all on the Access to Justice Board

The Access to Justice Board, a Washington Supreme Court-created board administered by the WSBA, works to achieve equal access to the civil justice system for those facing economic and other significant barriers. Volunteers are welcome to join any of the ATJ Board's committees at any time of the year.

Custodian Volunteers Needed

Appointed by the Disciplinary Board, custodians provide an important service to the Bar and the public by acting to protect clients' interests.

2017 Elections

Board of Governors election eligibility and nomination information

Other Volunteer Opportunities

WSBA's Mission and Goals

WSBA Entities

Diagram of all committees, boards and other volunteer-led groups

Volunteer Toolbox

The tools and resources you need to serve your community and your profession.