WSR 11-01-023

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ December 2, 2010 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENTS TO NEW CrR 4.11-RECORDING WITNESS INTERVIEWS; MAR 3.2-AUTHORITY OF ARBITRATORS; MAR 6.2-FILING OF AWARD; MAR 6.3-JUDGMENT ON AWARD; MAR 6.4-WITNESS COSTS AND ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS AND MAR 7.1-REQUEST FOR TRIAL DE NOVO, RPC 1.2(f)-SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION AND ALLOCATION OF AUTHORITY BETWEEN LAWYER AND CLIENT; RPC 1.6-CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION; 1.8(g)-CONFLICT OF INTEREST: CURRENT CLIENTS: SPECIFIC RULES; RPC 1.10(a), (e)-IMPUTATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST: GENERAL RULE; RPC 1.15A (h)(7)-SAFEGUARDING PROPERTY; RPC 3.4-FAIRNESS TO OPPOSING PARTY AND COUNSEL AND RPC 3.8(g), (h) AND (i)-SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PROSECUTOR )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-974


The Washington State Bar Association having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments to New CrR 4.11-Recording Witness Interviews; MAR 3.2-Authority of Arbitrators; MAR 6.2-Filing of Award; MAR 6.3-Judgment on Award; MAR 6.4-Witness Costs and Attorney Fees and Costs and MAR 7.1-Request for Trial De Novo; RPC 1.2(f)-Scope of Representation and Allocation of Authority Between Lawyer and Client; RPC 1.6-Confidentiality of Information; RPC 1.8(g)-Conflict of Interest: Current Clients: Specific Rules; RPC 1.10 (a), (e)-Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule; RPC 1.15A (h)(7)-Safeguarding property; RPC 3.4-Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel and RPC 3.8 (g), (h) and (i)-Special Responsibilities of a Prosecutor, 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 amendments as shown below are to be published for comment in the Washington Reports, Washington Register, Washington State Bar Association and Administrative Office of the Courts' websites in January, 2011.

(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 30, 2011. Comments may be sent to the following addresses: P.O. Box 40929, Olympia, Washington 98504-0929, or Camilla.Faulk@courts.wa.gov. Comments submitted by e-mail message must be limited to 1500 words.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 2nd day of December, 2010.
For the Court

Madsen, C.J.
CHIEF JUSTICE

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