Updated: Aug. 18, 2021

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

Nov. 5, 2021

Feb. 4, 2022

May 6, 2022

Aug. 5, 2022

Meeting Minutes

May 2021

Feb. 2021

Nov. 2020

Aug. 2020



2020-2021 Chair: 
Benjamin Phillabaum

Board of Governors Liaison: Daniel D. Clark

For more information, send inquiries to lawclerks@wsba.org

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