Hearing Officer Panel
Hearing officers conduct lawyer discipline settlement conferences, lawyer discipline hearings and other functions under the Rules for Enforcement of Lawyer Conduct.
Hearing Officers must:
The Supreme Court appoints hearing officers to the list based on recommendations from the WSBA Board of Governors in consultation with the Disciplinary Selection Panel. The initial appointment is 2 years. Hearing officers may be reappointed for periods of 4 years. We currently have 54 hearing officers.
The Chief Hearing Officer assigns hearing officers from the list to specific cases.
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