The latest issue of Bar News is dedicated to our wonderful volunteers. Learn about remote volunteer opportunities, what it’s like to volunteer with the Council on Public Defense, and much more.
Tamerton “Tammy” Granados recently was named WSBA's latest Local Hero in recognition of her exceptional commitment to serving immigrant families in the Yakima area.
Find out who's running for the at-large governor seat on the Board of Governors. Voting starts May 15, closes June 1.
WSBA members are encouraged to participate in an ABA survey about the provision of legal services to persons of limited means. Please take the survey by May 28.
The 105-day 2023 legislative session began on Jan. 9 and adjourned sine die on April 23. Legislators passed a two-year, $69.2 billion state operating budget pr...
Hollywood is replete with stereotypes: Scientists are nerds, hackers spend their free time at raves, white men can't jump. In the legal industry, we have a sim...
In the evening of sine die of the 2023 session, April 23, the â€œBlake Billâ€â€”the E2SSB 5536 conference committee proposal for replacing the expiring crimin...
Over the past generation, lawyers have increasingly moved from firm to firm in private practice. Most moves occur with relatively little drama and, when there ...
One of the final scenes of Frank Capra's classic "It's a Wonderful Life" occurs when George Bailey, having been shown how truly full and blessed his life has b...
This Board of Governor's meeting will be held May 19-20 in Yakima, Washington.
Learn how to deal with microaggressions in court in this edition of Legal Lunchbox, a free CLE for Bar members at noon May 30.
The annual WSBA Trial Advocacy Program offers a two-day intensive trial skills training followed by a mock trial. This seminar is appropriate for attorneys working in either the criminal or civil arena with little or no trial experience.
Join us for a panel discussion of recent Washington State consumer protection legislation on June 8.
Help the Bar Foundation fill the gaps in the legal system. Make a donation today.
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Information about common ethical issues, such as conflict of interest, client confidentiality, withdrawal, client communications, fee arrangements, trust accounts, and advertising.
Learn about WSBA's largest section, Solo and Small Practice.
Resources and information about starting your practice, including marketing, finance, best management practices, and effective consultation.
What legal professionals in Washington state need to know about trust accounts.
The Moderate Means Program (MMP) is a state-wide program designed to bridge this gap with attorneys who offer reduced-fee assistance in family, housing, and consumer law cases.
Learn more on how to manage a trust account and recordkeeping requirements.
The Washington State Bar Association Members Wellness Program promotes the health and well-being of WSBA members.
Information and resources for closing or selling your practice, changing practice area, retiring, and getting advice.
Borrow books from our Lending Library to expand your expertise on practice management.
Resources to better manage and improve your practice, including hiring staff, cybersecurity, self-auditing, and personalized advice.
WSBA's guides include Document Retention, Disaster Planning, Cybersecurity, and Hanging Your Shingle.
The Unbar is the only attorneys Alcoholics Anonymous group in Washington state and has been meeting together since 1986. This supportive group of attorneys has helped thousands of attorneys in recovery.