Senior Lawyers Section
Anyone may join the Senior Lawyers Section, although to be a voting member, one must be an active or inactive member of the Washington State Bar Association who is age 55 or older or has been in practice in any jurisdiction for at least 25 years. As one of the few Association sections that does not focus on a particular area of the law, the Section provides information about navigating the practice of law, life transitions and developments in the law. The Section provides benefits to members by holding an annual meeting that includes CLE sessions, and usually a hosted lunch. The Section also presents other CLE programs on-line which focus on a broad range of topics, and publishes a newsletter, Life Begins, with articles of interest to senior lawyers. Section members are encouraged to submit articles for the newsletter.
The Senior Lawyers Section offers many resources and benefits for members. On this page you will find information about the section, their upcoming events and offerings, as well as information about the section's executive committee.
Congratulations, Incoming Executive Committee Members!
Below are the results of the Senior Lawyers Section Executive Committee election. Thank you for voting!
For more information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws. Winners are listed alphabetically by position.
Chair: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2023.
Secretary: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.
Treasurer: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.
At-Large Member: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.
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Announcing the Latest Issue of Life Begins, the Senior Lawyers Newsletter!
Spring 2023 — Read it here!
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WSBA Member Benefits
Did you know there are several important member benefits and tools that come with WSBA membership including professional liability insurance and Casemaker? You can also find group medical insurance plans can be found through a broker and individual plans can be found through a broker or on the Exchange.
Chair: Brian Comstock (2022-2023), 4th quarter
Secretary: Albert Armstrong III (2022-2023)
Treasurer: Joseph Gordon (2022-2023)
Immediate Past Chair: Eleanor Doermann (2022-2023)
Newsletter Contact, Life Begins: Jim Riehl
Young Lawyer Liaison*: Sabiha Ahmad (2022-2023)
William Cameron (2022-2023)
Executive Committee Meetings
The Executive Committee of the Senior Lawyers Sections meets on the third Tuesday of each month (except December, July, and August) 10:30 a.m. to noon. Meetings have taken place at the Broadmoor Golf Club, 2340 Broadmoor Drive E., Seattle, but are currently being held virtually via Zoom.
Please contact Eleanor Doermann for further details on upcoming meetings.
For general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information and to get involved with the section, please contact the section Chair Brian Comstock.