Foreign House Counsel
If you are a lawyer licensed to practice law in a jurisdiction other than a United States jurisdiction, you may receive a limited license to practice law in Washington as in-house counsel.
If you are licensed under this rule, you are only permitted to practice exclusively for your employer, including its subsidiaries and affiliates, and you cannot:
Please read APR 8(f) for complete details regarding responsibilities and limitations.
Complete the Application for APR 8(f) and file it with the WSBA.
You must also submit an investigation fee directly to the National Conference of Bar Examiners, using the NCBE Payment Form.
If you have questions about the Foreign House Counsel license, or if you prefer to have an application mailed to you, please contact Amanda Flatley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-727-8266. The application packet lists the requirements to be filed with the application and includes a copy of the rule.
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