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BECU Trust Services is a trade name used by MEMBERS® Trust Company under license from BECU. Trust services are provided by MEMBERS® Trust
Company, a federal thrift regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Trust and investment products are not deposits of or guaranteed by
the trust company, a credit union or credit union affiliate, are not insured or guaranteed by the NCUA, FDIC or any other governmental agency, and are
subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested.
At BECU Trust Services, we see our role as more than just managing money–
our first priority is taking care of our clients’ needs. Whether it’s managing an
estate, building an investment portfolio, or overseeing a trust, we offer complete
wealth management and trust administration services.
Our experienced staff will work with your clients to take care of the tedious
administrative details, giving your clients and their heirs the freedom to focus
on their family.
Our full-service team wants to work with your clients to help assist them with
some of life’s most important decisions, contact us today.
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laws and we value order to our society.
We rely on these to ensure that justice
is realized by those who look to us for
help with their legal problems.
When our legal system effectively de-nies access to nearly 20% of our state’s
population, and particularly those who
are often the most vulnerable, our credibility and that of the entire justice system is challenged.
As attorneys, we serve the public. We
have a responsibility to lead. As a profes-
sion and individually, we must work to
ensure that all who face profound legal
problems get the professional legal help
We must work together to increase
funding for our civil legal aid delivery
system. Each one of us must donate
some of our time and we must help fi-
nancially. Each one of us must up our
game in delivering pro bono services.
And we must continue to work to find
other ways — using technology, social
media, and other vehicles — to ensure
that all Washingtonians know of their
rights and responsibilities and have the
ability to effectively assert and defend
them where and when necessary.
Whether a low-income person in
need is served through the Northwest
Justice Project, Columbia Legal Services, or the many volunteer lawyer
programs across the state, we know
that is not enough. The Access to Justice Board, the Legal Foundation of
Washington, the Washington State Bar
Foundation, the WSBA, the members of
the Alliance for Equal Justice, and so
many others are working very hard. We
expect that the new Limited License Legal Technician program will add to this
effort as graduates are licensed and
grow in numbers.
Ultimately, we need to continue to
look in the mirror and determine how we
can do more. Our profession is here to
help people. Let us each renew our commitment to the unique promise of our
democracy — the promise carved into
the marble of the U.S. Supreme Court
building and the promise embedded in
the Pledge of Allegiance — the promise
of “Equal Justice Under Law.” NWL
BILL HYSLOP is the WSBA
president and can be reached at
AS A PROFESSION AND
INDIVIDUALLY, WE MUST
WORK TO ENSURE
THAT ALL WHO FACE
PROBLEMS GET THE
HELP THEY NEED.