Family Law Section
The Family Law Section is the principal statewide organization of family law attorneys, and is one of the most active sections in the WSBA. The section is devoted to improving the profession and practice of family law, to the benefit of its members and other family law professionals, the judiciary, and the general public.
2021 Section Executive Committee Elections
The Section is conducting elections for open positions on the executive committee.
Voting is scheduled for June 7-20, 2021. All voting members of the Section will receive an electronic ballot sent to their email on June 7, 2021, via Survey Monkey.
Candidate Information, Open Positions & Terms
For more information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws. Candidates for open positions are listed below.
- At-Large Member (five positions open): three-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2021, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.
Candidate: Shelley Brandt | Candidate Materials
Candidate: Stephen Foster | Candidate Materials
Candidate: Tamara Garrison | Candidate Materials
Candidate: Jacqueline Jeske | Candidate Materials
Candidate: Boaz Weintraub | Candidate Materials
Chair: Patrick Rawnsley
Chair-Elect: Jacqueline Jeske
Secretary: Kimberly Loges
Treasurer: Shelley Brandt*
Immediate Past Chair: Nancy Koptur
Legislative Liaison: To be appointed
Webmaster*: Alan Funk
Young Lawyer Liaison*: Brandon Holt (2019-2011)
Board of Governors Liaison*: Brent Williams-Ruth
Please contact subcommittee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations. Family Law Section Executive Committee meetings are held by video conference only with prior notice to the whole Executive Committee, and only when authorized by the Chair or Chair-Elect. If you'd like to participate in a meeting, please contact the Chair.
Join Our List Serve
The section's list serve is administered by the Family Law Section. To join the list serve, please contact and forward proof of membership to Alan Funk at firstname.lastname@example.org. For general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to email@example.com.