WSR 02-07-007

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ March 6, 2002 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE PROPOSED NEW SET OF ENFORCEMENT OF LAWYER CONDUCT (ELC), AND AMENDMENTS TO GR 1, APR 3(c), APR 8, APR 9, APR 11 (REGULATION 101), APR 12.1(c), APR 14, APR 16(c), APR 17(a), APR 18(c), NEW APR 20, NEW APR 21, NEW APR 21.1, NEW APR 21.2, NEW APR 21.3, NEW APR 21.4, NEW APR 21.5, NEW APR 21.6, RPC 1.2, RPC 1.14(c), RPC 5.5, RPC 8.1, RPC 8.4 AND RPC 8.5 )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-728


The Washington State Bar Association having recommended the adoption of the proposed New Set of Enforcement of Lawyer Conduct (ELC), and amendments to GR 1, APR 3(c), APR 8, APR 9, APR 11 (regulation 101), APR 12.1(c), APR 14, APR 16(c), APR 17(a), APR 18(c), New APR 20, New APR 21, New APR 21.1, New APR 21.2, New APR 21.3, New APR 21.4, New APR 21.5, New APR 21.6, RPC 1.2, RPC 1.14(c), RPC 5.5, RPC 8.1, RPC 8.4 and RPC 8.5, and the Court having approved the proposed new rules and amendments for publication;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That pursuant to the provisions of GR 9(f), 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 Office of the Administrator for the Court's websites expeditiously.

(b) The purpose statement as required by GR 9(d), 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 90 days from the date published in the Washington Reports. 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 6th day of March 2002.

Gerry L. Alexander

Chief Justice

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 02-09 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office