Updated: July 1, 2020

Practice of Law Board

Current Mission

  • Educate the public about how to receive competent legal assistance;
  • Consider and recommend to the Supreme Court new avenues for persons not currently authorized to practice law to provide legal and law-related services that might otherwise constitute the practice of law as defined in GR 24;
  • The Board may receive complaints alleging the unauthorized practice of law in Washington by any person or entity. The Board will review and may refer complaints that allege harm to the public interest to appropriate enforcement agencies. 

The Washington Supreme Court directed the Practice of Law Board to meet with interested people to discuss the future of the Practice of Law Board and report to the Court. If you are interested in more information, please contact the board.

Board Information

Complaint Form
Meeting Schedule
Roster
GR 24
GR 25 (Adopted, effective Dec. 18, 2018)
Appendix GR 25 Regulations (Rescinded, effective Dec. 18, 2018)

Meetings

The Practice of Law Board is scheduled to meet telephonically  on Tuesday, July 14, from 12-1 p.m. Agenda and meeting materials will be posted on this page. Meetings are open to the public. 

Minutes

2019–2020 

Oct. 17, 2019

Dec. 19, 2019

Jan. 16, 2020

Feb. 20, 2020

March 6, 2020

March 19, 2020

April 16, 2020

May 21, 2020

June 18, 2020

2018–2019

Oct. 18, 2018

Nov. 15, 2018

Jan. 17, 2019

Feb. 21, 2019

March 21, 2019

April 18, 2019

May 29, 2019

June 20, 2019

July 18, 2019

Aug. 15, 2019

Sept. 19, 2019


Resources for Legal Assistance

Mortgage Modifications for Washington Real Property

Immigration

Limited License Legal Professionals


Contact Us

Interim Chair: Douglas Walsh
Staff Liaisons: Julie Shankland and Kyla Jones
Board of Governors Liaison: Sunitha Anjilvel