custodians and much of the work may
be performed by supervised staff. If
the WSBA is notified of the need for a
custodian, the WSBA would affirm the
willingness and ability of a potential
volunteer and seek their appointment
as custodian. Costs incurred may be reimbursed. Current WSBA members of
all practice areas are welcome to apply.
Contact Sandra Schilling at sandras@
wsba.org, 206-239-2118 or 800-945-
9722, ext. 2118 or Darlene Neumann at
email@example.com, 206-733-5923 or
800-945-9722, ext. 5923.
WSBA Board of Governors Meetings
April 24–25, Spokane; June 12,
With the exception of the executive
session, Board of Governors meetings
are open, and all WSBA members are
welcome to attend. RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Contact Ashka
Nakhayee at 206-239-2125, 800-945-
9722, ext. 2125, or ashkan@wsba.
org. The complete Board of Governors
meeting schedule is available on the
WSBA website at www.wsba.org/bog.
Save the Date: Access to Justice
Conference, June 12–14
The Access to Justice Board is pleased
to invite you to the 18th Access to Justice Conference from Friday, June 12,
through Sunday, June 14, 2015, at the
Wenatchee Convention Center. Our
conference theme, “Working for Justice: Our Journey Continues,” builds
on the 20-year history of the Access to
Justice Board and Alliance for Equal
Justice, bringing together attorneys,
judges, and other community leaders
to address the challenges and opportunities of advocating for civil equal
justice for our state’s poorest and most
disadvantaged communities. Lateefah
Simon, a nationally recognized civil
rights leader and program director for
the Rosenberg Foundation, will keynote
the conference. We will also offer networking opportunities and workshops
addressing race inequality, community
building, and leadership development.
Some of the programming will be available for CLE credit. Learn more and
register at www.wa-atj.org.
Facing an Ethical Dilemma?
Members facing ethical dilemmas can
talk with WSBA professional responsibility counsel for informal guidance
on analyzing a situation involving
their own prospective ethical conduct
under the RPCs. All calls are confidential. Any advice given is intended for
the education of the inquirer and does
not represent an official position of the
WSBA. Every effort is made to return
calls within two business days. Call the
Ethics Line at 206-727-8284 or 800-
945-9722, ext. 8284.
Search WSBA Advisory Opinions
WSBA advisory opinions are available online at www.wsba.org/
advisoryopinions. You can search
opinions by number, year issued, ethical rule, subject matter, or keyword.
Advisory opinions are issued by the
WSBA to assist members in interpreting their ethical obligations in specific
circumstances. The opinions are the
result of study and analysis in response
to requests from WSBA members. For
assistance, call the Ethics Line at 206-
727-8284 or 800-945-9722, ext. 8284.
WSBA Lawyers Assistance
Weekly Job Search Group
The Weekly Job Search Group provides
strategy and support to unemployed
attorneys. The group runs for seven
weeks and is limited to eight attorneys.
We provide the comprehensive WSBA
job search guide, “Getting There: Your
Guide to Career Success,” which can
also be found online at www.tinyurl.
com/7xheb8b. If you would like to participate or to schedule a career consultation, contact Dan Crystal at danc@wsba.
org, 206-727-8267, or 800-945-9722, ext.
Seeking Peer Advisors
Would you like to provide support to
another lawyer in your community addressing topics such as mental health
and self-care, alcoholism and addiction,
or guidance in one’s practice? Lawyers
are often uniquely able to be resources
to one another in these areas. We have
a robust network of advisors, support
groups, and clinical referrals throughout the state. Skills trainings and
newsletters are being developed and
planned. To participate or learn more,
see http://bit.ly/104fpwN, contact 206-
727-8268 or 800-945-9722, ext. 8268.
Mindful Lawyers Group
A growing number of legal professionals across the nation are applying
mindfulness-based skills and training
to lawyering. The Washington Contemplative Lawyers group meets on
Mondays at the Lawyers Assistance
Program from noon to 1 p.m. For more
information, contact Sevilla Rhoads at
of the Judges
Assistance Services Program
(JASP) is to prevent or alleviate
problems before they jeopardize a judicial
officer’s career. JASP provides confidential support and treatment for judges
struggling with mental health issues,
addiction, physical disability, or the loss
of a loved one, among other topics. If
you are a judge or are concerned about a
judge, you are encouraged to contact the
Judges Assistance Services Program at
206-727-8268 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WSBA Law Office Management
Assistance Program (LOMAP)
Casemaker Online Research
Casemaker is a powerful online research library provided free to WSBA
members. Read about this legal research tool on the WSBA website at
www.wsba.org/casemaker. As a WSBA
member, you already receive free access to Casemaker. Now, we have
enhanced this member benefit by