WSR 11-13-060

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ June 10, 2011 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENTS TO GR 30 -- ELECTRONIC FILING; MAR -- 3.2 -- AUTHORITY OF ARBITRATOR; 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 TRAIL DE NOVO; RPC 1.10 (a), (e) -- IMPUTATION ON CONFLICTS OF INTEREST: GENERAL RULE; RPC 1.15A (h)(7) -- SAFEGUARDING PROPERTY; 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 CLIENT: SPECIFIC RULES; RPC 3.4 -- FAIRNESS TO OPPOSING PARTY AND COUNSEL; AND RPC 5.5 -- UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW; MULTIJURISDICTIONAL PRACTICE OF LAW; CrRLJ 6.13 -- EVIDENCE )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-979


The JIS Committee having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments to GR 30 -- Electronic Filing; the Washington State Bar Association having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments to MAR -- 3.2 -- Authority of Arbitrator; 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 Trail De Novo; RPC 1.10 (a), (e) -- Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule; RPC 1.15A (h)(7) -- Safeguarding Property; 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 Client: Specific Rules; RPC 3.4 -- Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel; and RPC 5.5 -- Unauthorized Practice of Law; Multijurisdictional Practice of Law; and the Department of Licensing having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments to CrRLJ 6.13 -- Evidence, and the Court having considered the amendments and comments submitted thereto, and having determined that the proposed amendments will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That the amendments as shown below are adopted.

(b) That the amendments will be published in the Washington Reports and will become effective September 1, 2011.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 10th day of June, 2011.
Madsen, C.J.


C. Johnson, J.


J. M. Johnson, J.


Alexander, J.


Fairhurst, J.


Owens, J.


Stephens, J.


Chambers, J.


Wiggins, J.


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 11-14 issue of the Register.

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