Updated: Nov. 16, 2017

WSBA benefits, services and programs support you in providing high-quality legal services. When you receive the critical support and resources you need to deliver competent, effective legal services the profession and the public benefit.

Member Benefits

Services that support you in your practice and are available to you as a member of the WSBA at no additional cost.

Casemaker: A powerful online legal research library that provides up-to-date cases and statutes.

Ethics Phone Line: Confidential consultations with members who have questions about their prospective ethical conduct.

Legal Lunchbox Series: Free seminars that enable members to earn 1.5 CLE credits each month. Held on the last Tuesday of each month at noon.

Lending Library: A library that allows WSBA members to borrow from a selection of more than 400 books.

Mental Health/Self-Care Consultation: The Member Assistance Program offers groups and individual, confidential consultations promoting wellness and providing referrals.

Practice Management Assistance Program: Offers free consultations on starting your own practice; topics include business development, cybersecurity, and firm software.

WSBA Connects: Free, confidential counseling available to members in their communities.

Member Engagement

What else can you do at the Bar? The following are opportunities to engage through education, community and service. We encourage you to get involved in the legal community.

Job Seekers Group: Offers education on finding a job, a community of members to talk with about the job hunting process, and consultations.

Practice Management Discounts: Several tools and resources are available to you at discounted pricing.

Get Low-Bono Case Referrals: Sign-up to receive free referrals on cases you charge clients on a sliding scale..

Educational Resources/Continuing Legal Education (CLE): WSBA CLE produces learning opportunities that include in-person and webcast seminars, deskbooks, and recorded seminars.

More Free & Discounted Seminars: Members in their first five years of practice are eligible for new member education pricing on specific seminars that are focused on the needs of new members. Public Service Education seminars are offered for free to those who volunteer with a Qualified Legal Service Provider or participants of WSBA’s Public Service Programs.

Public Service Programs:Find the opportunity that is right for you — whether that’s with one of WSBA’s innovative statewide programs, or with one of the 70+ organizations throughout Washington.

Diversity & Inclusion Events: Provides resources, networking and learning opportunities to promote professional development.

Mentorship: Find a mentor through ALPS Attorney Match or a mentoring opportunity across the state, learn about our online education and resources.

Sections: Connect with fellow practitioners within our 28 sections.

Committees, Boards, Panels, Councils, and Task Forces: Bring your expertise (or appetite for learning)! Committee service provides an opportunity to contribute to the legal community and your profession, a chance to get involved with issues you care about, and a way to connect with other members around the state.