RULES OF COURTSTATE SUPREME COURT
December 6, 2012
|IN THE MATTER OF THE
ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENT
TO APR 5(d)-OATH OF ATTORNEY
The District and Municipal Court Judges' Association
having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendment to
APR 5(d)-Oath of Attorney, and the Court having determined
that the proposed amendment will aid in the prompt and orderly
administration of justice and further determined the need for
Now, therefore, it is hereby
(a) That the amendment as shown below is adopted.
(b) That the amendment will be published expeditiously
and become effective upon publication.
DATED at Olympia, Washington this 6th day of December,
|| Madsen, C.J.
| C. Johnson, J.
|| J. M. Johnson, J.
| Chambers, J.
|| Stephens, J.
| Owens, J.
|| Wiggins, J.
| Fairhurst, J.
|| Gonzales, J.
ADMISSION TO PRACTICE RULES (APR)
Rule 5(d): Oath of Attorney
(d) Oath of Attorney. The Oath of Attorney must be taken
judge elected or appointed judge to an elected
position, excluding judges pro tempore, sitting in open court ,
in the state of Washington. In the event a successful
applicant is outside the state of Washington and the Chief
Justice is satisfied that it is impossible or impractical for
the applicant to take the oath before an judge elected or
appointed judge to an elected position in this state, the
Chief Justice may, upon proper application setting forth all
the circumstances, designate a person authorized by law to
administer oaths, before whom the applicant may appear and
take said oath.