The Western States Bar Conference (WSBC) is a forum for the mutual interchange of ideas among the leaders of the fifteen WSBC member states*. The average attendance at the conference ranges from 70 to 90 attendees each year and is made up of Bar Executives as well as Board officers and members. This two and an half day conference allows for the bar leadership from the western states to come together to discuss cutting edge issues for the profession, bar governance and how best to manage their associations. Developed with the intent of an informal-natured conference, the WSBC provides an enriching environment for bar leaders to exchange ideas.
The President of the WSBC works collaboratively with the Executive Director of the current facilitating state to develop programming and themes in consultation with other bar leaders around the nation. The panels presented at the conference bring forth a variety of expertise from the members of the WSBC as well as select invited guests to speak on specific topics.