Updated: Nov. 20, 2019

Civil Litigation Rules Revision Work Group

The WSBA Board of Governors formed the Civil Litigation Rules Revision Work Group in September 2019 to make changes to the proposed civil litigation rule amendments based on additional stakeholder input and report back to the Board of Governors

Work Group Charter

Work Group Members

Dan‘L Bridges 
Chair, Former Governor

Jean Kang
Governor, District 7 South

Brian Tollefson 
Governor, District 6

Carla Higginson
Governor, District 2

WSBA Staff Liaison

Chris Hitzfeld, paralegal, WSBA Office of Disciplinary Counsel
ChrisH@wsba.org, 206-727-8206


Meetings

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors, pursuant to RCW 42.30.080, that a Civil Litigation Rules Revision Work Group meeting will be held on:

Nov. 21, 2019

Time: 11 a..m.–1 p.m.

Location: Washington State Bar Association, Suite 600, 1325 Fourth Ave., Seattle, Washington, in the Hearing Room

Some work group members may participate via conference call. A speaker phone will be available at the meeting location noted above for members of the public to attend and hear statements/discussion of those members participating by phone. In addition, call-in instructions are below for members of the public who would like to attend telephonically.

The purpose of the meeting is for the work group to discuss, deliberate, and take potential action regarding the following agenda items.

Agenda:

  1. Greeting and Introductions.
  2. Review of Work Group Charter.
  3. Review of Stakeholder Input Matrix – to include open discussion of issues identified by the Board for consideration.
  4. Creation of Timeline for Future Work, Staff Meetings, and Needed Stakeholders to Invite.
  5. Additional Items as They Arise from Specific Agenda Items.

Reasonable Work Group Charter for people with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please email or call Chris Hitzfeld at chrish@wsba.org or 206-727-8206.

Instructions for public call in: 1-866-577-9294, access code 52824#

You are not required to state your name to join this meeting. If the conference call provider message asks that you state your name, you may press#, without stating your name, and you will be connected to the meeting. Committee members will be required to state their name in order to establish a quorum.