November 2021 Bar Bulletin
The Washington State Supreme Court has published for comment two statewide rules changes proposed by the King County Superior Court, which would allow the use of videoconference to conduct jury selection (proposed new rule GR 41) and trial (proposed amendment to CR 39).
KCBA members are encouraged to review the proposed rules and submit your comments. The deadline for comments on these proposals has been extended to December 29, 2021. Make your voice heard!
Links to the proposals:
GR 41: https://www.courts.wa.gov/court_rules/?fa=court_rules.proposedRuleDisplay&ruleId=5838
CR 39: https://www.courts.wa.gov/court_rules/?fa=court_rules.proposedRuleDisplay&ruleId=5840