Updated: May 28, 2020

WSBA Bylaws

View or download the current WSBA Bylaws.

On April 3, 2020, the Supreme Court issued Order 25700-B-612 approving amendments to the bylaws adopted by the Board of Governors in January and March 2020.

On March 30, 2020, pursuant to Bylaw Article XVI.C, the Board of Governors adopted an emergency, temporary bylaw amendment. The amendment is effective only until notice is given and a vote taken pursuant to the procedures set forth in Articles XIV.A and B.

Proposed Bylaws Amendments

To be considered at the June 26-27, 2020, Board of Governors Meeting:

  •  Emergency amendment to Article VI, Elections

G. 2020 Elections

In response to the Corona virus and public safety concerns, the 2020 elections conducted by the Board of Governors pursuant to these Bylaws may be scheduled anytime prior to 44th week of the fiscal year.

  •  Second reading - Article III (I)(5) Hardship Exemption. See March 19-20, 2020, information below.

To be considered at the April 17, 2020, Board of Governors Meeting:

Considered at the March 19-20, 2020, Board of Governors Meeting: