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Judge: Bar association subject to transparency

Apr 13, 2019 - The Seattle Times

A King County judge ruled Thursday that the organization that licenses and regulates lawyers in Washington is a public agency subject to state transparency laws, and so it must turn over any private correspondence that explains why its governing board recently fired the agency's longtime executive director.

But even while the court ruling is bringing more clarity to a legal dispute over the conduct of the Washington State Bar Association's governing board, the turmoil among its board membe...