Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1971 NO. 40 > Dec 13 1971

An attorney admitted to practice in the state of Washington may be appointed as a municipal judge of a city which has established a municipal court under chapter 3.50 RCW even though he neither resides nor maintains a law office within such city, provided that he is practicing law within the municipality to the extent of representing clients who reside therein on a substantial and continuing basis.