Welcome to the Benton Franklin Bar Association


The Benton Franklin Bar Association has been serving the needs of local attorneys for over 50 years. Our Association has approximately 180 members. Currently, there are approximately 380 attorneys in the Tri-Cities area.
Our current bar president is Stella Pederson.

The other Bar officers are as follows: 

President-Elect:  Eric Eisinger 

Past President:  Beau Ruff 

Treasurer: Jennifer Lacoste 

Secretary:  Bret Uhrich 


The current association Trustees are: 

Alex Johnson 

Brian Davis 

H. Judy Chang 

Scott Boyce 

Brandon Pang 


Upcoming Events & Announcements

Benton County District Court will be presiding over the newly established Mental Health Court starting this Spring. Training sessions will be occurring in February.

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Meyer, Fluegge & Tenney seeks associate(s) whose practice will emphasize (1) business transactions, real estate, and corporate law, and (2) labor and employment law.

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The YMCA, in conjunction with Benton County District Court, will be holding a mock trial competition Saturday, February 27, 2016. Volunteer judges are needed for this event.

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Clearwater Law Group, a Kennewick firm which primarily practices family law, criminal defense, personal injury, probate and elder law, estate planning, and general civil litigation, is seeking a new associate.

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