Floyd, Pflueger &
is pleased to announce that
Dylan R. Cohan
has become a partner of the firm.
Floyd, Pflueger & Ringer’s diverse litigation
team emphasizes defense of complex
civil litigation matters, including medical
malpractice and professional liability, retail
and premises liability, construction claims
(defect and injury), fire and catastrophic events
response, employment law and transportation.
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Seattle, WA 98119-4296
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Need to Know
News and information of
interest to WSBA members
Opportunities for Service
Interested in Running for the WSBA Board of Governors?
Nomination/Application Deadline: Feb. 17, 2015
Five positions on the WSBA Board of Governors are up for
election in 2015. The open positions are for the following con-
• District 1
• District 4
• District 5
• District 7-S
• At-large position — New and Young Lawyers (Deadline
is April 17, 2015)
The three-year term of office begins Sept. 17, 2015. These
positions are currently held by Ken Masters (District 1), Jerry
Moberg (District 4), Paul Bastine (District 5), Barb Rhoads-Weaver (District 7-S), and Robin Haynes (New and Young
Eligibility: Any active member (except one previously
elected to the Board of Governors) may be nominated or
run for the office of governor from the congressional district
in which the member is entitled to vote. Any active “young
lawyer” member may be nominated or run for the at-large
governor position. Active members of the Bar shall be considered “young lawyers” until the last day of December of
the year in which the member attains the age of 36 years, or
until the last day of December of the fifth year after the year
in which such member was first admitted to practice in any
state, whichever shall last occur.
Becoming a candidate: To run for the Board of Governors, or to nominate another WSBA member, you must
file a statement of interest and a biographical statement of
100 words or less. The required forms are available on the
WSBA website at www.wsba.org/elections or by contacting
Sue Strachan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-733-5903. The
WSBA Office of the Executive Director must receive the applications for district races by 5 p.m. PST on Feb. 17, 2015.
Note: Biographical statements of nominated candidates will
be published on the WSBA website. The deadline to run for
the New and Young Lawyers at-large position is 5 p.m. PDT
on April 17, 2015.
Voting: The four district-based positions are elected by active members from the district. Generally, an active member
is entitled to vote in the congressional district in which he
or she resides. All out-of-state active WSBA members are eligible to vote in the district of the address of their agent within
Washington for the purpose of receiving service of process
as required by APR 5(f), or, if specifically designated to the
WSBA Executive Director, within the district of their primary
The WSBA uses an electronic voting system, and members will not receive a paper ballot unless they request one.
Email ballots will be sent on March 16, 2015, and votes must
be received by 5 p.m. PDT on April 15, 2015. Paper ballots will