Apparently the first recognition of the necessity of organization in free legal aid by the Washington State Bar Association came just before its statutory integration, when a special committee was appointed in February, 1933, to cooperate with the State Relief Commission. The membership of this committee included one attorney from each of the eight largest cities of the state.
State Bar Journal,
Steps That Have Been Taken: A Survey of Past Activities Looking Toward Provision for Free Legal Aid,
13 Wash. L. Rev. & St. B.J.
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