Judicial Member Licensing
Deadline: Feb. 3, 2014. If you have not
filed your renewal within 60 days of the
date of the written notice, your eligibility
to transfer to another membership class
upon leaving service as a judicial officer
will not be preserved. You may complete
your renewal either online at mywsba.org
or on the Judicial Member License Renewal
form. Please note that a 30 percent late
fee of $15 is assessed on Feb. 4. Visit wsba.
org/licensing to learn more.
Important Changes to Rule 9,
Effective Jan. 1, 2014
The Supreme Court of Washington has
amended Admission to Practice Rule 9.
These changes are effective as of Jan. 1,
2014. Both supervising attorneys and licensed legal interns will be significantly affected. Changes include scope of practice,
supervising attorney’s responsibilities,
terms of the license, and eligibility. Learn
more at www.wsba.org/rule9.
$25 MCLE Comity Certificate Fee
There is a $25 fee for ordering or submitting MCLE comity certificates. Ordering
comity certificates can be done online or
via mail. See wsba.org/mcle for more information.
Washington Community Property
Deskbook, 4th Edition
Just released from the WSBA, the
Washington Community Property Deskbook
covers all substantive developments
in the area through the June 2013 U.S.
Supreme Court decision on Section 3
of the federal Defense of Marriage Act
(DOMA). Written by Professors Tom Andrews and Karen Boxx of the University
of Washington School of Law and Professor Ann Murphy of Gonzaga University School of Law, this is the indispensable reference on community property
law in Washington. For more information or to order, go to www.wsbacle.org
or call WSBA order fulfillment at 206-
733-5918 or 800-945-WSBA.
Goldmark Award Luncheon, Feb.
The Legal Foundation of Washington will
present the 2014 Charles A. Goldmark Dis-
tinguished Service Award to Washington Su-
preme Court Justice Steven González, Seattle
University School of Law Professor Robert
Chang, and Office of Administrative Hearings
Judge Nicole Gaines at the 28th Annual Gold-
mark Award Luncheon. The luncheon will be
held Feb. 21, 2014, at the Sheraton Seattle
Hotel from noon to 1: 30 p.m. The nomination
of representatives on the Race & the Crimi-
nal Justice System Task Force emphasized
the effort to mobilize the community to initi-
ate change concerning racial disparity in the
justice system. Visit www.legalfoundation.
org for more information.
Need to Know
SMITH GOODFRIEND, P.S.
Available for referral or association in
complex civil appeals
Collings v. City First Mortgage, 175 Wn. App. 589 (2013).
In re Washington Builders Benefit Trust, 173 Wn. App. 34, rev.
denied, 177 Wn.2d 1018 (2013).
Bank of America v. Owens, 153 Wn. App. 115 (2009), aff’d 173
Wn.2d 40 (2011), after remand, 311 P.3d 594 (2013).
Jain v. J.P. Morgan Securities, 142 Wn. App. 574, rev. denied, 164
Wn.2d 1022 (2008), cert. denied, 129 S.Ct. 1584 (2009).
contact Howard Goodfriend or Catherine Smith at
Washington’s Appellate Law Firm