Who represents DSHS during the hearing?
(1) A DSHS employee, DSHS contractor, or the office of the attorney general represents DSHS during the hearing. The DSHS representative may or may not be an attorney.
(2) An ALJ is independent and does not represent DSHS or any other party.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.020
. WSR 00-18-059, § 388-02-0170, filed 9/1/00, effective 10/2/00.]