Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Washington State Bar Association

1325 Fourth Ave, Ste 600
Seattle, WA 98101-2539

General Instructions

  • Read our information sheet Lawyer Discipline in Washington before you complete this form.
  • If you have a disability or need assistance with filing a grievance, call us at 206-727-8207. We will take reasonable steps to accommodate you.
  • Please note that this form is only for new grievances. If you have already filed a grievance, do not use this form to send us additional information. Mail any additional information with your grievance file number to our office address or send it to the email address caa@wsba.org.
  • If you provide an email address, you will receive a confirmation email after you submit your grievance. We will communicate with you by letter after we review your grievance.

Information About You
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Information About The Lawyer

We cannot accept grievances against law firms or associations. You must specifically name the lawyer against whom you are filing your grievance and a separate grievance form should be completed for each lawyer.

Click Search Lawyer Directory to find the lawyer's bar number and full name. Type the lawyer's information into the boxes.

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Information About Your Grievance

Describe your relationship to the lawyer who is the subject of your grievance by choosing from the following: *


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Explain your grievance in your own words. Give all important dates, times, and places. You may attach additional materials by using the file upload feature below. *

You may attach up to 5 files in PDF or Word compatible format up to 10 megabytes total. We do not accept files in JPG or GIF formats.

Affirmation

* I affirm that the information I am providing is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I have read Lawyer Discipline in Washington and I understand that all information that I submit can be disclosed to the lawyer I am complaining about and others.