February 2019 Bar Bulletin
By Steven A. Reisler
The King County Bar Association and the King County Superior Court judges are hosting a day-long CLE on March 29 at the Washington State Convention Center. The title of the program is “Civil Procedure – the Rules of the Game … or Gaming the Rules?”
Why Are We Doing This?
The rules of civil procedure were adopted by the federal and, later, the state courts to bring order to courtroom processes, to make the lead-up to trials fairer, and to make pretrial rulings clearer, more rational and more predictable.
Since their original enactment in 1938 by the...