Legal Assistance to Military Personnel Section
The WSBA Legal Assistance to Military Personnel (LAMP) Section addresses matters related to the rendition of appropriate and efficient legal service to members of the armed forces of the United States. Initially formed as a standing committee of the Washington State Bar Association in 1996, the LAMP Section was formed in October 2004.
Congratulations, Incoming Executive Committee Members!
Below are the results of the Section Executive Committee election. Thank you for voting!
For more information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws. Winners are listed alphabetically by position.
Chair: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
Chair-elect: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
Vice Chair: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
Secretary/Treasurer: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
Legislative Chair: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
Historian: two year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
At-Large Member (four positions open): two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
SHB 1170 (parenting plans based on military service)
The following resources include information describing issues affecting military personnel. Lawyers, businesses, and members of the public will find help regarding reserve and active military personnel in all branches of service.
WSBA recommends that military personnel visit their base JAG office for specific information regarding particular questions.
Chair: Eric McDonald
Chair-Elect: Stephen Carpenter Jr.
Vice Chair: Vacant
Secretary-Treasurer: Paul Apple
Immediate Past Chair: Sharon Powell
Historian: Daniel Russ
Law School Liaison: Craig Allen
Young Lawyer Liaison: Lauren Pryde*
Board of Governors Liaison: Dan Clark*
Northwest Justice Project Liaison: Adam Chromy*
* Non-voting member
Please contact subcommittee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.
To join the section list serve and for more general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to email@example.com. For more information and to get involved with the section, please contact the current section chair, Eric McDonald.