Updated: June 20, 2019

Report of the Committee on Third-Party Legal Opinions

In November 2018, the Legal Opinions Committee of the Business Law Section published the Amended and Restated Report on Third-Party Legal Opinion Practice in the State of Washington. The purpose of this report is to provide practical guidance to Washington business lawyers engaged in rendering third-party legal opinions. The report is built around an illustrative opinion letter which contains many of the specific opinions frequently requested in business transactions, along with commentary from the committee.

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Amended and Restated Report on Third-Party Legal Opinion Practice in the State of Washington – Fall 2018 (Word version)

Updated Special Report: Opinions on Deeds of Trust in Favor of Agents, Trustees and Nominees - March 14, 2013