Resources for New Lawyers
The WSBA is committed to supporting new and young lawyers and their transition into practice.
Who is a new and young lawyer?
The Washington State Bar Association considers an active member a young or new lawyer if at least one of the two criteria below is met:
The member has been admitted to practice for fewer than five years (in any state).
The member is under 36 years of age.
Make the most of WSBA member resources to seek out employment or start your own legal practice.
Resources to help you start your career and connect with your community.
Tools, insurance, and a job board for members.
Practice management assistance
A referral program serving middle income families
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Learn the practical skills you need to excel in your field of law with new-lawyer inspired educational programs and continued legal education.
Seminars designed for lawyers starting a new profession
Learning and Serving
Take the next step in your legal career by becoming a leader in the profession. The Washington Young Lawyer Committee seeks out and rewards new lawyers dedicated to public service and leadership.
Roster, meeting minutes, and schedule
Follow the work and projects of the WYLC
Meet the WYLC representatives to WSBA sections
Nominate an extraordinary new lawyer
Be part of the WSBA community to build out your network and connect with industry leaders.
Mark your calendar
Connect with fellow practitioners and peers through WSBA's 28 sections
Volunteer opportunities with the WSBA, the public, and in the legal community.
Engage in a mentorship program that's right for you.
Conducted in November 2014.
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