WSR 11-15-055

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ July 13, 2011 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF STANDARDS 3.2, 5.2, 6.1, 13 AND 14 OF THE WASHINGTON STATE BAR ASSOCIATION 2011 STANDARDS FOR INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES; AND STANDARDS 3.3 AND 3.4 OF THE WASHINGTON STATE BAR ASSOCIATION 2011 STANDARDS FOR INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-983

The Washington State Bar Association having recommended the adoption of the Standards 3.2, 5.2, 6.1, 13, and 14 of the Washington State Bar Association 2011 Standards for Indigent Defense Services with a January 1, 2012 effective date; Standards 3.3 and 3.4 of the Washington State Bar Association 2011 Standards for Indigent Defense Services with a January 1, 2013, effective date, and the Court having approved the Standards for publication;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That pursuant to the provisions of GR 9(g), the proposed standards as shown below 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 expeditiously.

(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 October 31, 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 13th day of July, 2011.
For the Court

Madsen, C. J.

CHIEF JUSTICE

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