Meeting Summaries and Minutes
2018 Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights
No October Meeting
Casino Night and Lawyerpalooza were both fun events for all who attended. Next week is the annual Convention at Semiahmoo resort where members will enjoy excellent CLEs, costume contests for attendees and their dogs, a Charleston competition (free lesson on September 27!), a wine toss and beautiful scenery.
New court rules went into effect 9-1-18. Judge Tollefson noted several big issues at the WSBA for members to comment on including proposals to add 3 non-lawyer governor positions and for mandatory malpractice insurance. The annual APEX awards will be presented at the end of September. The Criminal Law section is working on a list serve for defense attorneys and reviewing a program to front bond money for indigent defendants. The Minority Bar Association hosted a back-to-school program at McCarver elementary to support students with supplies, informational services and family fun. WWL honored Judge Whitener as Woman of the Year at a reception. Family Law is working with Habitat for Humanity in October as a community service project.
Next meeting is at 7:15 on November 20 at Tacoma’s Harvester restaurant. All are welcome to attend.