Updated: May 7, 2018

Congratulations to the new Governors-elect

The runoff election for the district-based Board of Governors positions ended on April 20. Congratulations to our three new Governors:

Their terms will begin Oct. 1, 2018. Thanks to all WSBA members who voted!

President-Elect Position

The Board of Governors at its May 17-18 meeting will elect a WSBA president-elect for 2018-2019 who will serve as President in 2019-2020. Three candidates have applied for the position:

The Board of Governors will consider endorsement letters received by May 1, 2018. Email endorsement letters to barleaders@wsba.org.

At-large: New and Young Lawyer position

The Board of Governors at its May 17-18 meeting will elect the At-large: New & Young Lawyer governor. After evaluating the applicants, the Washington Young Lawyer Committee has nominated two candidates:

The Board of Governors will consider endorsement letters received by May 1, 2018. Email endorsement letters to barleaders@wsba.org.

Other at-large positions

The Washington Supreme Court in January 2018 passed an order to codify the Board of Governors’ decision to add three new positions to its ranks — two community at-large seats and one limited license legal technician/limited practice officer at-large seat. The board decided at its special April 2018 meeting to convene a work group to recommend whether and how to bring on these new positions. Further updates will be posted here.