Updated: Nov. 7, 2018

Legal Assistance to Military Personnel Section

The WSBA Legal Assistance to Military Personnel (LAMP) Section addresses matters related to the rendition of appropriate and efficient legal service to members of the Armed Forces of the United States. Initially formed as a standing committee of the Washington State Bar Association in 1996, the LAMP Section was formed in October 2004.

Annual Report

Budget

Bylaws

Section Info Sheet


Legislation

Attorneys Assisting Citizen-Soldiers and Families (AACF)

RCW's Relating Military Affairs and Veteran Affairs

Rule 8g

SHB 1170 (parenting plans based on military service)

ABA Military Pro Bono Project

WSBA Legislative Activities


Resources

The following resources include information describing issues affecting military personnel. Lawyers, businesses, and members of the public will find help regarding reserve and active military personnel in all branches of service.

WSBA recommends that military personnel visit their base JAG office for specific information regarding particular questions.

ABA Resources

Army JAG Resources

Army Review Boards Agency

Navy Judge Advocate General

Resources for Reserve Officers

The New SCRA

Department of Defense Resources

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

Representing Washington Veterans


Executive Committee

ChairEric McDonald

Chair-Elect: Stephen Carpenter Jr.

Vice ChairVacant

Secretary-TreasurerPaul Apple

Immediate Past Chair: Sharon Powell

HistorianDaniel Russ

Law School Liaison: Vacant

Young Lawyer LiaisonLauren Pryde*

Board of Governors LiaisonDan Clark*

* Non-voting member


Please contact subcommittee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.

To join the section list serve and for more general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to sections@wsba.org. For more information and to get involved with the section, please contact the current section chair, Eric McDonald.