Fostering Excellence in Professionalism, Ethics, Civility, and Legal Skills

The Hon. Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court

Tacoma, Washington 2016 Platinum

Hon. Robert J. Bryan Inn Officers

  • President, Susan L. Caulkins, Esq.
  • President Elect, Justice Debra Stephens
  • Immediate Past President, Judge Stephanie Arend
  • Secretary: C. Tyler Shillito
  • Treasurer: James Beck, Esq. 
  • Member at Large, Justice Debra L. Stephens
  • Member at Large, Barry Wallis, Esq.
  • Program Chair, David Snell, Esq.
  • National Board Liaison, Commissioner Karena Kirkendoll
  • Outreach/Scholarship Chair, Russell Knight, Esq.
  • Mentorship Chair, Jennifer Andrews, Esq.
  • Administrator: Mary Ann Romo

Hon. Robert J. Bryan Inn Meeting Dates 2016-2017

  • September 19, 2016
  • October 5, 2016 (Joint Meeting of Inns in Seattle)
  • November 14, 2016
  • December 5, 2016 - Holiday Party
  • January 23, 2017
  • February 27, 2017 - 30th Anniversary Celebration!!
  • March 20, 2017
  • April 17, 2017
  • May 15, 2017 - Year End Pizza Party

All regular meetings will commence at 5:30 p.m. at the Federal Disrict Courthouse, 1717 Pacific Avenue, in the Courtroom of the Honorable Robert J. Bryan.

The venue for the Holiday Party will be announced at a later date.

The End of Year Party TBD.  

History of the Robert J. Bryan Inn

The Honorable Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court was the 25th American Inn of Court to receive a charter. The Inn received its charter under the name "Puget Sound American Inn of Court." On December 13, 2004, the Inn officially changed its name to the "Honorable Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court to honor its first President, U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Bryan.