Updated: Oct. 12, 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/Pro Bono Status Lawyer: $200

Inactive LLLT or LPO: $100 

Judicial: $50

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.