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News and information of interest to WSBA members from February 2022.
A Q&A with the WSBA’s Labor and Employment Law Section chair, Tina Aiken. Find out more about the Section, member benefits, and how to join.
Discipline and other regulatory notices printed in the February 2022 issue of Washington State Bar News.
An overview of actions at the WSBA Board of Governors Jan. 13-14, 2022, virtual meeting.
BY JUDGE BRIAN TOLLEFSON (RET.) As you might know, your Bar Association has several very distinct functions. Some functions are categorized as “regulatory/mandatory” and deal with bar activities such as bar licensure, admissions, trust account andContinue reading “President’s Corner > Déjà vu All Over Again?* Looking at Your Bar’s Structure”
COLUMN BY BRYN A. PETERSON Happy 2022—a new year with fresh possibilities. Personally, I hope that COVID-19 goes from being a pandemic to an endemic in 2022. The last two years have been challenging for all of us and some good news regarding COVID-19 would be a very welcome turn of events. While 2021 hadContinue reading “Treasurer’s Report > Fiscal Year 2022: New Challenges and Continued Focus”
We all own the work of dismantling systemic racism COLUMN > A Note From the WSBA Executive Director BY TERRA NEVITT Another year begins deeply impacted by COVID-19. This month, as we honor the achievements and contributions of Black Americans, this junction between the pandemic and Black History Month feels particularly important. COVID-19 has harmedContinue reading “The Bar in Brief > Black History Month: What is Our Pathway Forward?”
The Loren Miller Bar Association (LMBA) was started in 1968 by Black attorneys who joined together to further the cause of civil rights.
In 2021, the Washington Legislature adopted an all-new Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act, which took effect Jan. 1, 2022.