No. 20075-9-II.

933 P.2d 1055 (1997)

85 Wash.App. 524

Owen S. LIMSTROM, Appellant, v. John W. LADENBURG, in his Official Capacity as Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney, and the Pierce County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Respondents.

Court of Appeals of Washington, Division 2.

Publication Ordered April 4, 1997.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Owen Sherman Limstrom, Law Office of Owen S. Limstrom, Tacoma, for Appellant.

Kitty-Ann Van Doorninck, Pierce County Deputy Pros. Atty., Tacoma, for Respondent.

BRIDGEWATER, Acting Chief Judge.

We are asked to decide whether the requests to view criminal case files and a deputy prosecutor's personnel file under the public disclosure act, RCW 42.17, made to the county prosecutor's office should have been granted. We hold that a prosecuting attorney's office is an "agency" that must comply with the act; that the files requested contain public records; that the "work product" exception exempts only those items listed under CrR...

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