June 2013 Bar Bulletin
LFW Elects 2013 Officers
Paul Mack, of Paul B. Mack Law Offices in Spokane, has been elected president of the Legal Foundation of Washington for 2013.
Elizabeth Thomas, a partner at K&L Gates in Seattle, who was re-appointed to the Board of Trustees by the Washington Supreme Court, was elected vice president; Judge Frank E. Cuthbertson of Pierce County Superior Court was elected secretary; and Loren Etengoff, of the Law Offices of Loren Scott Etengoff in Vancouver, was elected treasurer.
Additional trustees include M. Laurie Flinn Connelly of Eastern Washington University, appointed to her first term by the Washington Supreme Court, and returning Supreme Court appointee Richard E. Mitchell of Graham & Dunn in Seattle. Returning Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors appointee is Martin S. Garfinkel of Schroeter Goldmark & Bender in Seattle.
Governor Jay Inslee also has appointed Judge Johanna Bender of the King County District Court and Gerald T. Schley of Merrill Lynch to their first terms.
The Foundation was established in 1985 at the direction of the Washington Supreme Court to support legal aid and law-related education through the Interest on Lawyers'/Limited Practice Officers' Trust Account (IOLTA) program. The Foundation is a supporter of the Alliance for Equal Justice, a statewide network of organizations providing legal aid to those with nowhere else to turn.
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