Rules of Professional Conduct Committee

At the September 2012 Board of Governors meeting, the Board voted to sunset the Rules of Professional Conduct Committee, effective October 1, 2012. A work group chaired by former Governor Marc Silverman was directed to study alternative approaches to issuing ethics opinions in Washington.

On May 31, 2013, the work group presented its final report and recommendations to the Board, which subsequently authorized the formation of the new committee called the Committee on Professional Ethics (CPE). The CPE will issue advisory opinions on emerging and recurring ethics issues faced by WSBA members. The new committee will also review and suggest potential amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct.


Meeting Minutes

FY 2012 Minutes

August 24, 2012
June 22, 2012
April 20, 2012
March 16, 2012
December 16, 2011
October 28, 2011

FY 2011 Minutes

October 22, 2010
December 10, 2010
March 18, 2011
April 29, 2011
June 24, 2011
August 12, 2011  


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For more information regarding the work of the former RPC Committee, contact Jeanne Marie Clavere.

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Link to the official RPCs, published by the Washington Supreme Court