RULES OF COURT
STATE SUPREME COURT
[November 6, 2019]
IN THE MATTER OF THE TECHNICAL CHANGE TO RPC 6.1—PRO BONO PUBLICO SERVICE
The Washington Supreme Court having considered the suggested amendment to RPC 6.1—Pro Bono Publico Service is a technical change, and the Court having determined that the suggested amendment will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice;
Now, therefore, it is hereby
(a) That pursuant to the provisions of GR 9(j) the suggested amendment as shown below is expeditiously adopted.
(b) That the suggested amendment will be published expeditiously in the Washington Reports and will become effective upon publication.
dated at Olympia, Washington this 6th day of November, 2019.
SUGGESTED AMENDMENTS TO RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
TITLE 6 - PUBLIC SERVICE
RPC 6.1 PRO BONO PUBLICO SERVICE
Every lawyer has a professional responsibility to assist in the provision of legal services to those unable to pay. A lawyer should aspire to render at least thirty (30) hours of pro bono publico service per year. In fulfilling this responsibility, the lawyers should:
(a) provide legal services without fee or expectation of fee to:
(1) persons of limited means or
(2) charitable, religious, civilcivic, community, governmental and educational organizations in matters which are designed primarily to address the needs of persons of limited means; and
Reviser's note: No further information has been supplied by the State Supreme Court.