2012 Annual Report - WSBA

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 2012 Annual Report 

to the washington supreme court and the wsba board of governors april 19, 2012

ACCESS TO JUSTICE BOARD ANNUAL REPORT to the WASHINGTON SUPREME COURT WASHINGTON STATE BAR ASSOCATION BOARD OF GOVERNORS April 2012 CONTENTS I.

Access to Justice Board ............................................................................................1 A.

Mission ..................................................................................................................1

B.

Members and Participants .....................................................................................1

C.

Meetings ................................................................................................................2

D.

Communication ......................................................................................................2

E.

Staff .......................................................................................................................3

F.

Administration ........................................................................................................3

G.

ATJ Board Role in Washington State ..................................................................... 3

H.

National Participation .............................................................................................6

II.

Supreme Court-Funded ATJ Board Initiatives ........................................................... 7 A.

Status Report on FY 2009-2011 Funding Request ................................................. 7

B.

Final Report on FY 2011 Initiatives ........................................................................ 7

C.

Status Report on Current FY 2012 Initiatives ......................................................... 7

III.

ATJ Board Standing Committees ........................................................................... 8

A.

Access to Justice Conference Planning Committee ............................................... 9

B.

Communications Committee ................................................................................ 10

C.

Delivery Systems Committee ............................................................................... 10

D.

Equal Justice Coalition......................................................................................... 12

E.

Justice Without Barriers Committee ..................................................................... 12

F.

Law School Relations Committee ........................................................................ 13

G.

Nominating and Leadership Development Committee ......................................... 14

H.

Technology Committee ........................................................................................ 15

IV.

Current Civil Equal Justice Funding ..................................................................... 16

V.

Next Steps............................................................................................................... 16

I. A.

ACCESS TO JUSTICE BOARD

Mission

Recognizing that access to the civil justice system is a fundamental right, the Access to Justice Board works to achieve equal access for those facing economic and other significant barriers. The Access to Justice (ATJ) Board continues to track and evaluate its progress under the directives of this Court’s 2012 Amended Order (page A-1). The ATJ Board continues to refine its mission through