Bill Coats is happy to announce
the opening of his law firm:
Coats Law pllc
We do our best to always listen to, care for and
understand our clients. Our goal is to provide
We are persistent and determined. We do all in
our power to achieve excellent results for every
one of our clients.
114 W. Magnolia Street, Suite 433
Bellingham, WA 98227
Auto Accidents – Wrongful Death – Personal Injury
Floyd, Pflueger &
is pleased to announce that
Erica Morbeck Roberts
Marti J. McCaleb
have joined the firm as an associates.
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.
200 W. Thomas Street, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98119-4296
Tel: 206-441-4455 • Fax: 206-441-8484
ing. The Washington Contemplative Lawyers group meets on
Mondays at the Lawyers Assistance Program offices from noon to
1 p.m. For more information, contact Sevilla Rhoads at srhoads@
gsblaw.com or go to www.wacontemplativelaw.blogspot.com.
Search WSBA Advisory Opinions Online
WSBA advisory opinions are available online at www.wsba.org/
advisoryopinions. You can search opinions by number, year issued,
ethical rule, subject matter, or keyword. Advisory opinions are issued by the WSBA to assist members in interpreting their ethical
obligations in specific circumstances. The opinions are the result of
study and analysis in response to requests from WSBA members.
For assistance, call the Ethics Line at 206-727-8284 or 800-945-
9722, ext. 8284.
Facing an Ethical Dilemma?
Members facing ethical dilemmas can talk with WSBA professional responsibility counsel for informal guidance on analyzing
a situation involving their own prospective ethical conduct 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. 8284.
WSBA Law Office Management
Assistance Program (LOMAP)
LOMAP Roadshow — Seattle,
On Sept. 22, the LOMAP Roadshow visits Seattle! Topics such as
how to buy a law office, how to go truly and completely paperless,
and digital etiquette will be explored. In addition, a panel of outstanding lawyers will discuss alternative practice models that you
can take back to the office and adopt individually to the practice
you have now, or whole cloth by redefining your firm completely.
These topics and more will stimulate and enlighten. Join us for the
entire day or a half-day. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-577-
5914 or 800-945-9722, ext. 5914, for more information.
Casemaker Online Research
Casemaker is a powerful online research library provided free to
WSBA members. Read about this legal research tool on the WSBA
website at www.wsba.org/casemaker. As a WSBA member, you
already receive free access to Casemaker. Now, we have enhanced this member benefit by upgrading to add Casemaker+ with
CaseCheck+ for you. Just like Shepard’s and KeyCite, CaseCheck+
tells you instantly whether your case is good law. If you want more
information, you can find it on the Casemaker website, or call
877-659-0801 and a Casemaker representative can talk with you
about these features. For help using Casemaker, call the WSBA
Service Center at 800-945-WSBA or 206-443-WSBA.
The average coupon equivalent yield from the first auction of 26-
week treasury bills in June 2014 was 0.051 percent. Therefore, the
maximum allowable usury rate for September is 12 percent. NWL