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Facing an Ethical Dilemma?
can talk with
WSBA professional responsibility counsel for
informal guidance on analyzing a situation
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.
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You can search opinions by number, year
issued, ethical rule, subject matter, or
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WSBA Lawyers Assistance
Weekly Job Search Group
The Weekly Job Search Group provides
Judges Assistance Program
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 par-
ticipate or to schedule a career consulta-
tion, contact Dan Crystal at danc@ wsba.
org, 206-727-8267, or 800-945-9722,
The purpose 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
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LOMAP Lending Library
The WSBA Law Office Management Assistance Program Lending Library is a
service to WSBA members. We offer the
short-term loan of books on the business
management aspects of your law office.
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or MasterCard number to guarantee the
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recommend calling first to check availability of requested titles. To arrange for a
book loan or to check availability, contact
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LOMAP staff is available to provide
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