Updated: June 21, 2022

Learn About the Many WSBA Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering?

Email barleaders@wsba.org to learn more.



WSBA Committees, Boards & Councils

Created by the Board of Governors, these groups play an important role in furthering the mission of the WSBA to serve the public and members of the legal profession, ensure the integrity of the legal profession and to champion justice.

Committee on Professional Ethics

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Continuing Legal Education Committee

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Council on Public Defense

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Court Rules & Procedures Committee

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Editorial Advisory Committee

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Judicial Recommendation Committee

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Legislative Review Committee

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Long Range Strategic Planning Councilcoming soon!

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Member Engagement Councilcoming soon!

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Pro Bono and Public Service Committee

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Small Town and Rural Committee

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Washington Young Lawyers Committee

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WSBA Diversity Committee

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WSBA Regulatory Boards and Panels

Created by court rule

Act as a Legal Custodian

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Serve as a Hearing Officer

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Adjunct Disciplinary Counsel

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Board of Bar Examiners

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Character & Fitness Board

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Client Protection Board

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Law Clerk Board

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Supreme Court Boards and Panels

Have a direct impact on the important work delegated to the WSBA by the Washington Supreme Court.

Access to Justice Board

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Disciplinary Board

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Disciplinary Selection Panel

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Hearing Officer

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Limited License Legal Technician Board

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Limited Practice Board

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Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board

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Practice of Law Board

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Other Positions

WSBA Board of Governors

Conflicts Review Officer (no vacancy)

Disciplinary Advisory Round Table

Records Request Appeals Officer (no vacancy)

Mentorship Opportunities

Young Lawyer Liaisons to Sections


Educate Legal Professionals

Help develop or present a CLE program or new member educational program.


Write for WSBA

Authors Wanted! For WSBA's Washington State Bar News magazine or NWSidebar blog.

Possible Contribution Options
Submissions for Beyond the Bar Number
 (downloadable form).
Letters to the Editor (must respond to content in the magazine): email to wabarnews@wsba.org
Book Reviews: Submit form found here

Submissions Requested on the Following Exploratory Issue Themes:

Rural practice/legal professionals working in rural communities (date TBD)
Black History Month (February 2023)

Email wabarnews@wsba.org


Provide Legal Services to the Public

Assist veterans through the Call to Duty program.

Join the reduced-fee Moderate Means panel.

Provide pro bono help to your community.

Questions?

Contact Volunteer Engagement Advisor Paris Eriksen at parise@wsba.org.