Updated: Sept. 17, 2021

Volunteer to Represent WSBA on a Committee or Organization

Supreme Court Ethics Advisory Committee

Application Deadline: Sept. 30, 2021

The WSBA Board of Governors is accepting letters of interest and resumes from members interested in serving a two-year term on the Supreme Court Ethics Advisory Committee. The Board of Governors will nominate one member, who will be appointed by the Supreme Court. The term will begin on Nov. 1, 2021, and expire on Oct. 31, 2023. 

The main function of this Committee is to give advice with respect to the application of the provisions of the Code of Judicial Conduct to officials of the Judicial Branch as defined in article 4 of the Washington Constitution. In addition to issuing these opinions, the Committee also makes recommendations to the Supreme Court for necessary or advisable changes to the Code of Judicial Conduct (GR 10). 

The Committee communicates regularly by email regarding opinion requests. The Committee also meets from time to time in person, although such meetings are infrequent. Further information about the Supreme Court Ethics Advisory Committee can be found on its web page.

To apply, email a letter of interest and resume to barleaders@wsba.org by end of day Sept. 30, 2021.

Northwest Justice Project Board of Directors 

Application Deadline: Nov. 19, 2021

The WSBA Board of Governors is accepting applications for the Northwest Justice Project (NJP) Board of Directors.  The BOG will appoint three attorney members to serve three-year terms, commencing January 2022.  Incumbents are eligible to apply. NJP is a 160 attorney, statewide not-for-profit law firm providing free legal services to low-income individuals and communities throughout Washington. NJP is funded primarily by the state Office of Civil Legal Aid and the federal Legal Services Corporation, with additional support from the Legal Foundation of Washington.