LPO Rules and Regulations

Current Rules and Regulations:

Part 1 - APR 12.pdf

Part 2 - LPO Regulations Appendix APR 12.pdf 

Part 3 - LPO Rules of Professional Conduct.pdf 

Part 4 - LPO Continuing Education Regulations.pdf 

Part 5 - Rules for Enforcement of LPO Conduct.pdf 

Part 6 - LPO Trust Account Regulations.pdf 

Part 6a - ELC 15.4 Trust Account Overdraft.pdf 

Part 6b - RPC 1.15A(j).pdf (Section relevant to LPOs changed from (a) to (j) effective Dec. 10 2013)

Notice to LPOs: Proposed Rules Published for Comment

The Limited Practice Board has submitted proposed rules to the Washington Supreme Court for review. If approved, the changes would be effective Sept. 1, 2015, or later. The changes are relatively small, mostly to improve administration of the program. The changes are summarized on the pages at the links below.

Please review the proposed changes and if you have comments, send them to the Court. Comments should be received no later than the end of the comment period, April 30, 2015. Comments may be sent to the following addresses: P.O. Box 40929, Olympia, WA 98504-0929, or supreme@courts.wa.gov. Comments submitted by email may not exceed 1,500 words.


  • APR 12 – Limited Practice Rule for Limited Practice Officers
  • APR 12 Appendix – Regulations of the Limited Practice Board 
  • APR 12 CE Regs – Continuing Education Regulations of the Limited Practice Board 
  • ELPOC – Enforcement of Limited Practice Officer Conduct - changes to 1.3, 15.5, and 15.6