Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
The mission of the Real Property, Probate & Trust Section of the Washington State Bar Association is to assist members in achieving the highest standards of competence, professionalism and ethics in their practices; to assist the Legislature in the enactment and improvement of the laws affecting real property, probate, trusts and estates; to assist the judiciary in the just administration of those laws; to support the WSBA with regard to those matters which concern the practice of law in the areas of real property, probate, trusts and estates and to otherwise serve our members by helping them realize their professional goals.
Section Executive Committee Elections
Voting has closed.
Results will be posted once the Executive Committee has had an opportunity to contact the candidates.
Candidate Information, Open Positions & Terms
For more information about the Section and its executive committee roles, please read the Section's bylaws. Candidates listed in alphabetical order by position.
Probate & Trust Council Director : two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022.
Real Property Council Member (two positions open): two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022.
Probate/Trust Council Member (two positions open): two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022.
Find more information and member benefits on the RPPT website.
The Section's two list serves are administered by the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section. If you are a section member, you can subscribe by visiting the the RPPT Section's website and clicking the "For Members" tab. Look for the list serve tab. Please enter your RPPT section login credentials to access this page and on the page you will see instructions for subscribing to the list serves.
*Please note that some member benefits are password protected. Please contact the section's webmaster to receive the password.
Chair: Stephanie Taylor
Chair-Elect & Secretary/Treasurer: Brian Lewis
Immediate Past Chair: Annette Fitzsimmons
Young Lawyer Liaison: Gaoyan (Carol) Li*
Board of Governors Liaison: P. J. Grabicki*
Emeritus: Michael Barrett*
Webpage Editor: Michael Safren*
Assistant Webpage Editor:
Newsletter Editor: Jessica Cohen*
Assistant Newsletter Editor: Sharon Rutberg*
Fellows (Real Property):
Fellows (Probate and Trust):
Probate and Trust Council
Director: Tiffany Gorton
Real Property Council
Please contact subcommittee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.