Updated: June 11, 2019

Connect with Peers and Practitioners through WSBA's 29 Sections


Sections members become part of active professional communities and gain access to an array of exclusive section member benefits. Over 10,000 WSBA members currently belong to one or more of the WSBA’s 29 sections. The section membership year begins Jan. 1.

Note: Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, section memberships will be on the calendar year. 

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Member Benefits

In the past year, WSBA Sections have sponsored approximately 70 CLE seminars and hosted multiple professional networking events around the state. Various sections offer a plethora of member benefits, including, but not limited to:

  • List serve communities
  • Newsletters, reports, deskbooks, and sourcebooks
  • Free and discounted CLEs
  • Opportunities to engage in the Washington state legislative process

...and more! Join a Section Today!

Take a Seat on Your Section's Executive Committee

Applications are now being accepted for executive committee positions for most sections. See your section's web page for more information.

Sections Accepting Applications

Deadline to Apply

Extended Deadline

Administrative Law SectionMarch 29April 12
Animal Law SectionApril 12None at this time
Antitrust, Consumer Protection & Unfair Business Practices SectionMarch 29April 12
Business Law SectionMarch 29April 12
Civil Rights Law SectionMarch 29April 12
Construction Law SectionMarch 29April 12
Corporate Counsel SectionMarch 29April 12
Criminal Law SectionApril 12None at this time
Elder Law SectionMarch 29April 12
Environmental & Land Use Law SectionMarch 29April 12
Family Law SectionMarch 29April 12
Health Law SectionApril 12None at this time
Indian Law SectionMarch 29April 12
International Practice SectionMarch 29April 12
Juvenile Law SectionMarch 29April 12
Labor & Employment Law SectionMarch 29April 12
LGBT Law SectionMarch 29April 12
Litigation SectionMarch 29April 12
Low Bono SectionApril 5None at this time
Real Property, Probate & Trust SectionMarch 29No extension
Senior Lawyers SectionApril 5None at this time
Solo & Small Practice SectionMarch 29April 12
Taxation SectionMarch 29April 12
World Peace Through Law SectionMarch 29April 12

Sections Policy Workgroup

The Sections Policy Workgroup was formed by the WSBA Board of Governors to review policies related to WSBA sections and make recommendations for consideration by the Board of Governors.

For more information on a particular Section, please contact that section’s chair. For general sections questions, send an email with your Bar number to sections@wsba.org or call 800-945-9722.