2018 License Renewal

Steps to Renew

To Renew, All Licensed Legal Professionals:

Active Lawyers Must Also:

  • Must pay license fee.
  • May join or renew Sections.

Active Licensed Legal Professionals Must Also:

  • File Trust Account Information
  • File Financial Responsibility


  • Pay Client Protection Fund assessment.
  • File Trust Account Declaration.
  • File Professional Liability Insurance disclosure.
  • Certify MCLE compliance in your reporting year.


Dec. 31, 2017:

Members in the 2015-2017 reporting period must complete required MCLE credits 

Feb. 1, 2018:

License renewal, payment and MCLE certification must be completed online, postmarked or delivered to WSBA

License Fees


2018 License Fee + CPF

Active lawyer – Admitted to ANY bar
prior to 2016
$449 + $30 
Active lawyer – Admitted to ANY bar
in 2016 or 2017
$224.50 + $30 
Inactive/Emeritus Pro Bono $200 
Active or Inactive Limited License Legal Technician  $87.50 (prorated) 
Active or Inactive Limited Practice Officer  $55 (prorated) 
Judicial $50 

If you did not sign up for paperless renewal and have not received your packet by mid November, you may complete your entire renewal online or contact the WSBA Service Center to request a replacement packet.

Renew and Pay Online

Log in to myWSBA to renew and pay your license fee in November.

Status Changes

Information about changing status.

MCLE for Licensed Legal Professionals

Information about MCLE requirements for WSBA Licensed Legal Professionals

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Seattle, WA 98101-2539 | Map

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