6 President's Corner
A Path Forward: Trust-Relationship-Service
By Bill Pickett
8 Bar Notes
By Paula C. Littlewood
10 Treasurer's Report
By G. Kim Risenmay
13 Ethics and the Law
Changing Teams: New WSBA Advisory Opinion on Moving
From Firm to Firm in Private Practice
By Mark J. Fucile
15 Literary Lawyer
The Seattle Assassinations of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes
By Mtichael Withey, Reviewed by Michael J. Bond
24 Professionalism in Practice
44 Washington Leadership Institute: Practice-changing,
Should public members and LLLTs/LPOs have dedicated
seats on the Board of Governors?
68 Behind the Bar No.
49 Need to Know
News and Information of Interest to WSBA Members
56 Discipline and Other Regulatory Notices
63 CLE Calendar
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