Limited Practice Board

The Limited Practice Board oversees administration of, and compliance with, the Limited Practice Rule (APR 12) authorizing certain lay persons to select, prepare, and complete legal documents pertaining to the closing of real-estate and personal property transactions. The Board is responsible for the certification and regulation of limited practice officers (LPOs). See also Resources for LPOs.

Limited Practice Board Members

Lana M. Floyd

WSBA Representatives:
James S. Chung, Crystal Flood, Jay A. Goldstein

Real Estate Representative:
David T. Bastian

Title Representative:
Kim V. Miller

Escrow Representative:
Tina L. Carroll

At-large Representative:
Shelley Miner

Lending Representative:

Board Member Recruitment Notice:

The Limited Practice Board is seeking applicants for three positions to start January 2017.

Limited Practice Board members are appointed by the Washington Supreme Court for four-year terms. The board administers the Limited Practice Officer (LPO) Program under APR 12 with support from the WSBA. Board members approve forms for use by LPOs and oversee the licensing, education, examination, and disciplinary functions of the LPO Program. 

Experience in the real estate field is required; applicants may be lawyers, LPOs or other industry participants. At least one position must be filled by a Washington lawyer, one may be filled by an LPO, and one must represent the lending industry.

Please apply online ASAP. 

Contact Us

WSBA Staff Liaison: Talia Clever 

WSBA Board of Governors Liaison: 
Kim Risenmay