Benefits to Being a Trustee

There are numerous benefits to being a Board Trustee:  Here are just some of them.
  • Learn about new developments in the law, cases, judicial issues/races, legislative issues, and WDTL activities at Board meetings.
  • Network with civil defense attorneys from all areas of Washington.
  • Get direct referrals for cases and arbitrations from fellow Board members.
  • Get involved in a committee or task force that interests you and develop leadership skills and peer recognition.
  • Share your volunteer contributions for WDTL with your clients such as published articles or special invitations to attorney/client social events.
  • Hone speaking skills at seminars and other meetings.Get answers to your questions from other experienced attorneys who serve on the Board.
  • Give back to the civil defense community and have a great time in the process.


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!