The Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys ("WSSHA") was founded in 1973. It is operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes, to provide an opportunity for legal advisors in the health field to meet and exchange information and ideas, to conduct legal seminars of interest to such attorneys, and to provide a central agency for the exchange of legal information in the health field.

Membership in WSSHA is open to all attorneys admitted to practice in the State of Washington who represent or are employed by a provider of healthcare services.

For your information, the WSSHA bylaws and resolutions can be viewed by Adobe Acrobat Reader.  Download WSSHA Bylaws - April 25, 1996, Resolution - April 28, 2006.

If you are interested in becoming a member of WSSHA, please print the membership application below (pdf format).  Directions for completion and return are given on the application.  

Download WSSHA Membership Application



Washington Health Law Manual Third Edition

The Third Edition of the Washington Health Law Manual is made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Washington State Society of Health Care Attorneys and the Washington State Hospital Association.

Click here to view the Table of Content


PeaceHealth is expanding its Legal department by adding a new entry level Staff Attorney opportunity.

The successful candidate will report to the Deputy General Counsel and will support in legal responsibilities including but not limited to the following:

       Developing and analyzing payor and vendor agreements

       Provide legal advice in the areas of HIPAA privacy and security of information, electronic health issues and ecommerce

       Provide advice and assist with matters involving Organizational Compliance and Integrity. 


For more information or to apply, please visit http://jobs.PeaceHealth.org , search for requisition # 66146. Please feel  free to  email Recruitment@peacehealth.org  with any questions.

This role is located in PeaceHealth’s newly-remodeled corporate office, located in Vancouver, Washington.

We offer relocation assistance, a comprehensive benefits package, and competitive compensation.

Vancouver, Washington - a city with much to offer visitors and residents alike- is located just across the river from Portland, Oregon.  We enjoy a mild climate and just to the North and East, beautiful scenic views and countless outdoor recreational opportunities.

Vancouver’s friendly community has quick access to all the metropolitan amenities of Portland, and is home to award-winning schools, affordable housing, and beautiful recreational areas.

Guided by our mission and values, PeaceHealth provides evidence-based and compassionate healthcare in the Pacific Northwest.


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