Updated: Feb. 12, 2020

Law Clerk Board

The Law Clerk Board supervises the Law Clerk Program under Rule 6 of the Washington Supreme Court's Admission and Practice Rules (APR). The law clerk board considers applications for enrollment in the program, interviews and evaluates law clerks and tutors during the course of study, and certifies that law clerks have successfully completed the program thereby meeting the educational requirement for the lawyer bar examination in Washington state.

Please direct inquiries to the staff contact below.

Scheduled Board Meetings

May. 1, 2020

Aug. 7, 2020

Nov. 6, 2020

Feb. 5, 2021

Meeting Minutes

Nov. 1, 2019

Aug. 2, 2019

May 3, 2019

Feb. 1, 2019 

2019-2021 Chair: 
Benjamin Phillabaum

Board of Governors Liaison: Daniel D. Clark and Hunter Abell

WSBA Staff Contact: Katherine Skinner, 206-727-8326

Write to:
Law Clerk Board
Washington State Bar Association
1325 Fourth Ave., Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101