Steve Crossland has been practicing law for over 40 years. The Washington State Supreme Court appointed him to chair the Limited License Legal Technician Board in December 2012. He was president of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) in 2011 and also served on the WSBA Board of Governors from 1995-98. In 2002 he received the Award of Merit from the WSBA, which is the highest award conferred upon a lawyer in the association. Evolving over the years, his practice now focuses on real estate, estate planning, business law, and mediations. Over the past 25 years, he has served on a variety of committees and task forces dealing with the unauthorized practice of law, access to justice, and related subjects. He is a 1969 graduate of Stanford University with a degree in political science. He received a JD from Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law, in Oregon in 1973.