RULES OF COURT
|IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENT TO APR 8(b)||)
Now, therefore, it is hereby
(a) That the amendment as attached hereto is adopted.
(b) That pursuant to the emergency provisions of GR 9 (j)(1), the amendment will be published expeditiously and become effective upon publication.
DATED at Olympia, Washington this 3rd day of April, 2008.
| Alexander, C. J.
| C. Johnson, J.
|| Owens, J.
| Madsen, J.
|| Fairhurst, J.
| Sanders, J.
|| J. M. Johnson, J.
| Chambers, J.
|| Stephens, J.
RULE 8 SPECIAL ADMISSIONS
(b) Exception for Particular Action or Proceeding. A member in good standing of the Bar of any other state or territory of the United States or of the District of Columbia, who is a resident of and maintains a practice in such other state, territory, or District, may appear as a lawyer in any action or proceeding only (i) with the permission of the court or tribunal in which the action or proceeding is pending, and (ii) in association with an active member of the Washington State Bar Association, who shall be the lawyer of record therein, responsible for the conduct thereof, and present at proceedings unless excused by the court or tribunal.
(1) An application to appear as such a lawyer shall be
made by written motion to the court or tribunal before whom
the action or proceeding is pending, in a form approved by the
Board of Governors, which shall include certification by the
lawyer seeking admission under this rule and the associated
Washington lawyer that the requirements of this rule have been
compiled with, and shall include an indication on which date
the fee required in part (2) below was paid. The motion shall
be heard by the court or tribunal after such notice to the
Washington State Bar Association as is required in part (2)
below, together with the required
fees fee, and to adverse
parties as the court or tribunal shall direct. Payment of the
required fee shall only be necessary upon a lawyer's first
application to any court or tribunal in the same case. The
court or tribunal shall enter an order granting or refusing
the motion, and, if the motion is refused, the court or
tribunal shall state its reasons.
(2) The lawyer making the motion shall submit a copy of
the motion to the Washington State Bar Association,
accompanied by a fee in each case in an amount set by the
Board of Governors with the approval of the Supreme Court.
Payment of the fee shall only be necessary upon a lawyer's
first motion to any court or tribunal in the same case. The
associated Washington counsel shall be jointly responsible for
these fees the fee. The Washington State Bar
Association shall maintain a public record of all motions for
admission pursuant to this rule.