Mission, Vision, Values

WDTL VISION 

To foster efforts of Washington civil defense attorneys to embrace the highest professional standards of integrity, excellence and commitment to a fair and just legal system.
 

WDTL MISSION STATEMENT 

To promote the highest professional and ethical standards for Washington civil defense attorneys and to serve our members through education, recognition, collegiality, professional development and advocacy.
 

WDTL DIVERSITY STATEMENT 

WDTL is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in its membership and leadership.  This commitment furthers WDTL’s mission to promote justice and balance in civil courts.
 

 

WDTL ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES
·         Excellence
·         Integrity & Professionalism
·         Personal & Professional Growth
·         Civil Justice, Equality and Balance
·         Leadership
·         Camaraderie
·         Independent Professional Judgment
 
WDTL SLOGAN
Fighting for justice and balance in civil courts


Benefits of WDTL Membership

WDTL is committed to helping our over 700 members elevate their civil defense practice through:

  • Professional networking opportunities including four regional judicial receptions and events to support our diverse, women and developing attorneys;
  • Timely continuing legal education programs specialized to our members' practices including monthly complimentary "brown bags";
  • Committed advocacy in legislative and appellate matters important to our members;
  • Quarterly newsletter that provides updates on hot and emerging topics to keep our members up to date;
  • Access to an engaging and useful listserve to share and gain information with fellow members; and
  • Collegiality, professionalism and fun!