At its June 27, 2019 meeting, the Washington State Bar Association's Board of Governors selected Tim Allen to serve a five-year term on the WSBA Adjunct Disciplinary Counsel Panel. The Adjunct Disciplinary Counsel (ADC) Panel is established by Rule 2.9 of the Washington Supreme Court's Rules for Enforcement of Lawyer Conduct (ELC). Under ELC 5.3(c), disciplinary counsel may assign a grievance to an ADC for investigation under the supervision of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. In addition, members of the ADC Panel may be called upon to serve as volunteers in the discipline system in a variety of other capacities, such as:
The Panel is appointed by the Board of Governors upon the recommendation of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel under Rule 2.9(b) of the Washington Supreme Court's Rules for Enforcement of Lawyer Conduct (ELC).