Updated: Dec. 12, 2019

The Board of Governors Legislative Committee is comprised of 11 members who meet weekly just before and throughout the legislative session. The Committee's primary purpose is to consider legislation of interest to the WSBA and provide guidance as needed to the Bar's Outreach and Legislative Affairs staff, who typically present legislation for review to the Committee. The Committee is authorized, after consideration of GR 12 and subject to the procedural requirements of the WSBA Bylaws, to take a position on legislation on behalf of the WSBA.



Frequently Asked Questions: WSBA legislative activity and ESHB 1788 — information from the Board Legislation Committee


2019–2020 Board of Governors Legislative Committee Members

  • Kyle Sciuchetti, Committee Chair, Board of Governors President-Elect
  • Brian Tollefson, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Rajeev Majumdar, Board of Governors President
  • Bill Pickett, Immediate Past President
  • Carla Higginson, Governor, District 2
  • Dan Clark, Governor, District 4
  • Jean Kang, Governor, District 7–South
  • Paul Swegle, Governor, District 7–North
  • Kim Hunter, Governor, District 8
  • Tom McBride, Governor, District 10
  • Alec Stephens, Governor At-Large
  • Terra Nevitt, WSBA Interim Executive Director

Meetings

The Board of Governors Legislative Committee meets weekly during each legislative session and other times throughout the year via conference call. Meeting minutes will be be uploaded below as meetings occur through the duration of the legislative session.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors Legislative Committee and the Washington State Bar Association Legislative Review Committee, pursuant to RCW 42.30.080, that a special meeting of the Committees will be held on:

Date: Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019

Time: 10:30 a.m.–noon

Location: Washington State Bar Association, Suite 600, 1325 Fourth Ave., Seattle

Some or all members of the Committee may participate via conference call. A speaker phone will be available at the meeting location noted above for members of the public to attend and hear statements/discussion of those members participating by phone. In addition, call-in instructions are pasted below for members of the public who would like to attend telephonically.

The purpose of the Special Meeting is for the Committee to discuss, deliberate, and take potential final action regarding the following agenda items:

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please email to Adam Ray or call 206-727-8278.

Instructions for public call in: 866-577-9294, access code #54940

You are not required to state your name to join this meeting. If the conference call provider message asks that you state your name, you may press #, without stating your name, and you will be connected to the meeting.

Annual Legislative Stakeholder Roundtable

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors Legislative Committee and the Washington State Bar Association Legislative Review Committee, pursuant to RCW 42.30.080, that a special meeting of the Committees will be held on:

Date: Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019

Time: 1–3 p.m.

Location: Washington State Bar Association, Suite 600, 1325 Fourth Ave., Seattle

Some or all members of the Committee may participate via conference call. A speaker phone will be available at the meeting location noted above for members of the public to attend and hear statements/discussion of those members participating by phone. In addition, call-in instructions are pasted below for members of the public who would like to attend telephonically.

The purpose of the Special Meeting is for the Committee to discuss, deliberate, and take potential final action regarding the following agenda items:

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • 2020 WSBA-Request Legislation
  • Roundtable Discussion
  • Adjournment

No final disposition regarding any matter will occur at the special meeting except as indicated on this notice.

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please email to Adam Ray or call 206-727-8278.

Instructions for public call in: 866-577-9294, access code #54940

You are not required to state your name to join this meeting. If the conference call provider message asks that you state your name, you may press #, without stating your name, and you will be connected to the meeting.

2019 Meetings

Dec. 12: agenda

Dec. 2: agenda

Nov. 26: agenda

April 29: agenda

April 19: agenda | minutes

April 12: agenda | minutes

April 5: agenda | minutes

March 29: agenda | minutes

March 22: agenda | minutes

March 15: agenda | minutes

Feb. 22: agenda | minutes

Feb. 15: agenda | minutes

Feb. 8: agenda | minutes

Jan. 25: agenda | minutes

2018 Meetings

Dec. 20: agenda | minutes

March 2: agenda | minutes

Jan. 26: agenda | minutes

Jan. 12: agenda | minutes

Jan. 5: agenda | minutes

2017 Meetings

Dec. 6: agenda

Aug. 11: agenda

May 12: agenda | minutes

April 21: agenda | minutes

April 7: agenda | minutes

March 24: agenda | minutes

March 17: agenda | minutes

March 3: agenda | minutes

Feb. 24: agenda | minutes

Feb. 17: agenda | minutes

Feb. 10: agenda | minutes

Jan. 13: agenda | minutes

Jan. 20: agenda | minutes

Jan. 6: agenda | minutes

2016 Meetings

Oct. 31: agenda | minutes

Oct. 21: agenda | minutes

Aug. 15: agenda | minutes

June 14: minutes

April 18: agenda | minutes

March 21: agenda | minutes

March 7: agenda | minutes

Feb. 22: agenda | minutes

Feb. 8: agenda | minutes

Feb. 1: agenda | minutes

Jan. 25: agenda | minutes

Jan. 18: agenda | minutes

Jan. 11: agenda | minutes