Updated: Aug. 5, 2020

 

2021 License Renewal

Must be completed online or postmarked by Feb. 1, 2021.

Steps to Renew

For all licensed legal professionals:

  • Pay license fee.
  • May join or renew WSBA Sections.

Additional steps for Active licensed legal professionals:

  • Pay Client Protection Fund assessment (only Lawyers and LLLTs).
  • File trust account information.
  • File professional liability insurance or financial responsibility.

License Fees

Status: 2021 License Fee + Client Protection Fund assessment*

Active Lawyer — Admitted to ANY bar prior to 2019: $458 + $10

Active Lawyer — Admitted to ANY bar in 2019 or 2020: $229 + $10

Active LLLT — Admitted prior to 2019: $229 + $10

Active LLLT — Admitted in 2019 or 2020: $114.50 + $10

Active LPO — Admitted prior to 2019: $200

Active LPO — Admitted in 2019 or 2020: $100

Inactive/Emeritus Pro Bono Lawyer — $200

Inactive LLLT or LPO — $100 

Judicial: $50

*A proposed one-time reduction of this assessment is under review by the Supreme Court.

Replacement Renewal Packet

If you did not sign up for paperless renewal and have not received your packet by mid-November, you may complete your entire renewal online or contact the WSBA Service Center to request a replacement packet.