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Funding Crisis Prompts Creation of State-Level Court Funding Task ForceOctober 03, 2002
In an effort to develop a plan for adequate, stable, long-term funding of
“I’m delighted that Mr. Blair has agreed to chair this effort,” said Chief Justice Gerry Alexander. “This group’s recommendations will have large-scale implications for the judiciary for years to come, and the effort will benefit greatly from his proven leadership and experience.”
The Task Force will meet for the first time next Monday (October 7) in
Wayne Blair served as the President of the Washington State Bar Association in 1999, President of the King County Bar Association in 1988 and just ended a term as the Chair of the Equal Justice Coalition in September of 2002. Blair is a partner in the Seattle Law Firm of Montgomery, Purdue, Blankinship and Austin.
The Task Force includes 32 members from a broad cross-section of the legal, legislative, academic and judicial community in
CONTACTS: Wayne Blair, Montgomery, Purdue, Blankinship and Austin 206-682-7090 or Chief Justice Gerry Alexander 360-357-2029.
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