Current WSBA Bylaws
Download or print the current WSBA Bylaws as amended in May 2018.
The latest edition of the Bylaws of the Washington State Bar Association includes the comprehensive review of the Bylaws adopted by the Board of Governors on Sept. 24, 2010, and all other amendments approved by the Board of Governors through May 18, 2018.
UPDATE: Per Washington Supreme Court directive, all board action on proposed bylaw amendments is deferred until further Court notice. Watch Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst comment on the directive at the Sept. 27 Board of Governors meeting (starting at 12 minutes, 40 seconds).
Proposed Bylaws Amendments
(Action deferred until further notice by the Washington Supreme Court)
Proposed by the Referendum Work Group
Proposed by Governor Paul Swegle
Proposed by Governor Kim Risenmay
Proposals on for Action by the Board.
Proposed by Governor Chris Meserve
Proposed by the Addition of New Governors Work Group
- Article IV(A)(1)
- Article VI(A)(1) and (A)(2)
- Article VI(A)(2)(c) and (d)
- Article VI(C)(1)(a), (b), (c)
- Article VI(D)(1) and VI(D)(1)(a), (c), (d)