WSR 05-01-045

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ December 6, 2004 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ETHICS 2003 COMMITTEE CHANGES TO THE RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT (RPC), APR 8 (3 ALTERNATIVES) AND RELATED AMENDMENTS TO GR 25, APR 8, APR 15 PROCEDURAL RULE 5 AND ELC 1.5, 15.1, 15.4 AND 15.5 )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-808


The Washington State Bar Association having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments to the Ethics 2003 Committee changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC), APR 8 (3 Alternatives) and Related Amendments to GR 25, APR 8, APR 15 Procedural Rule 5 and ELC 1.5, 15.1, 15.4 and 15.5, and the Court having approved the proposed amendments for publication;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That pursuant to the provisions of GR 9(g), the proposed new rules and amendments as attached hereto are to be published for comment in the Washington Reports, Washington Register, Washington State Bar Association and Administrative Office of the Court's websites in January 2005.

(b) The purpose statement as required by GR 9(e), is published solely for the information of the Bench, Bar and other interested parties.

(c) Comments are to be submitted to the Clerk of the Supreme Court by either U.S. Mail or Internet E-Mail by no later than April 29, 2005. Comments may be sent to the following addresses: P.O. Box 40929, Olympia, Washington 98504-0929, or Lisa.Bausch@courts.wa.gov. Comments submitted by e-mail message must be limited to 1500 words.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 2nd day of December 2004.
For the Court
Gerry L. Alexander
CHIEF JUSTICE

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