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Council on Public Legal Education

Board for Judicial Administration Public Trust and Confidence Committee

Council on Public Legal Education

Application deadline: November 20, 2017

The WSBA Board of Governors is accepting letters of interest and résumés from members interested in serving a three-year term on the Council on Public Legal Education. The term will begin January 1, 2018, and end December 31, 2020. 

The Council on Public Legal Education brings together lawyers, judges, educators, and community representatives to promote public understanding of the law and civic rights and responsibilities. The Council meets two Council to three times per year and works through its committees. Projects include the Civic Learning Initiative, civics education in the schools, the www.lawforwa.org web site, support for Street Law, and public forums and events.

For more information on the Council on Public Legal Education please contact co-chairs Judge Marlin Appelwick (206-389-3926; j_m.appelwick@courts.wa.gov) or Judith Billings (253-840-4690; judtaral@aol.com).

Please email your letter of interest and a résumé to barleaders@wsba.org by end of day November 20, 2917. If you have questions about the appointment process, email barleaders@wsba.org or call Pam Inglesby at 206-727-8226.


Board for Judicial Administration Public Trust and Confidence Committee

Application deadline: November 20, 2017

The WSBA Board of Governors is accepting letters of interest and résumés from members interested in serving a two-year term on the Board for Judicial Administration Public Trust and Confidence Committee. The committee consists of 16 members, and is chaired by Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu. One member is nominated by the WSBA. All committee members are appointed by the Board for Judicial Administration. The term begins January 1, 2018 and expires December 31, 2019. 

The Public Trust and Confidence Committee, formed in 1999 to achieve the highest possible level of public trust and confidence in Washington’s judicial system, includes members representing the bench and bar, educators, legislators, local government officials, civic groups, and members of the public. The focus is to assess the public’s level of trust in the judicial system and to develop and implement strategies to increase that trust and confidence. Further information can be found on the state court website or by contacting Margaret Fisher at margaret.fisher@courts.wa.gov or 206-501-7963.

Please email your letter of interest and a résumé to barleaders@wsba.org by end of day November 20, 2017. If you have questions about the appointment process, email barleaders@wsba.org or call Pam Inglesby at 206-727-8226.





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