Reminder: License Renewal Season Is Approaching


License Renewal for WSBA members will begin in November and must be completed by Feb. 1, 2019. Below is important information about license renewal and items to consider as we begin a new fiscal year.

License Fee Payment Plan Options
If you are experiencing financial challenges, you may contact us about our payment plan option available to all licensed legal professionals. Payments may be made in up to five installments with the balance required to be paid in full by Feb. 1, 2019. A one-time license fee hardship exemption is available for active licensed legal professionals who qualify. Visit to learn more.

Certify MCLE Compliance
If you are in the 2016–2018 reporting period, then you are due to report CLE credits and certify MCLE compliance. The deadline for completing credits is Dec. 31, 2018. The certification must be completed online or be postmarked or delivered to the WSBA by Feb. 1, 2019. Visit to learn more.

Join a Section or Renew
The Section Membership Year is Jan. 1-Dec. 31. Learn more.

Judicial Status
Please note that you are required to inform the bar within 10 days of your retirement or your ineligibility for Judicial status (and you must apply to change to another status or to resign). Visit to learn more.

Important Dates

Dec. 31, 2018: Licensed legal professionals in the 2016-2018 reporting period must complete required MCLE credits.

Feb. 1, 2019: Deadline for requesting the one-time License Fee Hardship Exemption.

Feb. 1, 2019: License renewal, payment(s) and MCLE certification, if applicable, must be completed online, postmarked or delivered to WSBA.