WSR 02-19-034

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ September 5, 2002 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENTS TO NEW SET OF ENFORCEMENT OF LAWYER CONDUCT RULES (ELC), GR 1, APR 3, APR 8, APR 9, APR 11 (REGULATION 101), APR 12.1, APR 14, APR 16, APR 17, APR 18, 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, RPC 5.5, RPC 8.1, RPC 8.4 AND RPC 8.5 )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-752

The Washington State Bar Association having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments and new rules to the New Set of Enforcement of Lawyer Conduct Rules (ELC), GR 1, APR 3, APR 8, APR 9, APR 11 (Regulation 101), APR 12.1, APR 14, APR 16, APR 17, APR 18, 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, RPC 5.5, RPC 8.1, RPC 8.4 and RPC 8.5, and the Court having determined that the proposed amendments and new rules will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice and further determined that an emergency exists which necessitates an early adoption;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That the amendments and new rules as attached hereto are adopted.

(b) That pursuant to the emergency provisions of GR 9(i), the amendments and new rules will be published expeditiously and become effective upon publication.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 5th day of September 2002.
Alexander, C. J.


Smith, J.


Ireland, J.


Johnson, J.



Madsen, J.


Chambers, J.



Owens, J.


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