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415 minutes
Date Published

October 11, 2017

Publisher

Washington State Association for Justice

Subjects

Employment Law

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Summary

CLE Chair: Judith Lonnquist
Section Chairs: James Beck, Elizabeth Hanley & Loyd Willaford
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle or via Webcast
6.25 Law & Legal Credits
0.50 Ethics Credits
8:15-8:20 Welcome and Opening
Judith Lonnquist, Seattle Attorney
8:20-8:50 Overview of Employment Discrimination Law in Washington
Ben Compton, Bellevue Attorney
8:50-9:10 New State Law: Stronger Pregnancy Accommodation Rights for Workers
Katherine Chamberlain, Seattle Attorney
9:10-9:30 Effective Intake and Screening of Clients with Potential
Employment Discrimination Claims
Virginia DeCosta, Tacoma Attorney
9:30-9:50 Discovery: Exposing the Truth and Pinning Them Down
James Beck, Seattle Attorney and Janelle Chase-Fazio, Tacoma Attorney
9:50-10:10 Wrongful Discharge Law Two Years After the Rose, Rickman & Becker Trilogy
Mike Subit, Seattle Attorney
10:10-10:20 Q&A
10:20-10:30 Break
10:30-10:50 Winning Against the Arbitration Clause, Even in Arbitration
Diego Rondon Ichikawa, Bellevue Attorney
10:50-11:10 Overview of Common Evidentiary Issues in Employment Discrimination Claims
Elizabeth Hanley, Seattle Attorney
11:10-11:30 Mediation
Cliff Freed, Seattle Attorney
11:30-11:50 Pre-Trial Motions—
As a Successful Strategy to Evaluate Defenses, and Their Theories
Mary Ruth Mann, Seattle Attorney
11:50-12:15 Lunch (box lunches included in tuition)
12:15-1:00 WA Attorney General
Bob Ferguson, Olympia
1:00-1:30 Taking an Employment Case to Trial—Successful Strategies and Tactics
Jack Sheridan, Seattle Attorney
1:30-2:00 Remedies
Scott Blankenship, Seattle Attorney
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-2:45 Attorney Fees—Making Sure You Get Paid—Dealing with Fee Disputes Successfully
Judith Lonnquist, Seattle Attorney
2:45-3:15 Joint Representation of Multiple Clients; Ex Parte Contact
with Current/Former Employees; Taking Evidence Home
Jesse Wing, Seattle Attorney and Sam Kramer, Seattle Attorney
3:15-3:45 WSAJ Employment Law Legislative Agenda for 2018
Larry Shannon, WSAJ Government Affairs Director
3:45-4:00 Q&A

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Presenters

Judith A. Lonnquist

JUDITH A. LONNQUIST is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and the University of Chicago Law School. She is the former... Read More

James Beck

James Beck received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Georgia and a J.D., sum cum laude, from Georgia... Read More

Scott Blankenship

Scott Blankenship considers it both a pleasure and a privilege to practice employment law, where lawyers through the civil... Read More

Katherine Chamberlain

Katherine Chamberlain is a partner at MacDonald Hoague & Bayless (www.mhb.com). She received her B.A. from the University of... Read More

Janelle Chase-Fazio

Janelle Chase-Fazio is an associate at Gordon Thomas Honeywell, where she practices plaintiff-side Civil Rights, Employment,... Read More

Benjamin Compton

Ben Compton is an attorney at Vreeland Law practicing in the areas of personal injury, employment, discrimination, sexual... Read More

Virginia L. DeCosta

Virginia was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Before moving to Washington in 1986, she graduated from Chaminade... Read More

Robert W. Ferguson

BOB FERGUSON is Washington's 18th Attorney General. As the state's chief legal officer, he directs 500 attorneys and 600... Read More

Cliff Freed

Cliff Freed practiced labor and employment law with Frank Freed Subit & Thomas from 1984 until he retired from the firm in... Read More

Elizabeth Hanley

Elizabeth Hanley is a member at the Seattle law firm of Reed, Longyear, Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC. She represents plaintiffs in... Read More

Samuel Kramer

Sam Kramer is a trial lawyer at MacDonald Hoague and Bayless, where he practices civil rights and employment law. His... Read More

Mary Ruth Mann

Mary Ruth Mann is co-founder of Mann and Kytle, PLLC and has been in practice of law focusing on trial practice, employment... Read More

Diego Rondon Ichikawa

Diego Rondón Ichikawa is an attorney at Vreeland Law practicing in the areas of employment, discrimination, sexual... Read More

Larry Shannon

LARRY SHANNON is the Government Affairs Director for the Washington State Association for Justice, and has held that role... Read More

Jack Sheridan

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Michael C. Subit

Michael C. Subit is a partner at the Seattle law firm of Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLP. For over 20 years, he has... Read More

Jesse A. Wing

JESSE WING is a trial lawyer at MacDonald Hoague & Bayless in Seattle, Washington, and for the past twenty-three years, he... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Overview of Employment Discrimination Law in Washington - Video
New State Law: Stronger Pregnancy Accommodation Rights for Workers - Video
Effective Intake and Screening of Clients with Potential Employment Discrimination Claims - Video
Discovery: Exposing the Truth and Pinning Them Down - Video
Wrongful Discharge Law Two Years After the Rose, Rickman & Becker Trilogy - Video
Winning Against the Arbitration Clause, Even in Arbitration - Video
Overview of Common Evidentiary Issues in Employment Discrimination Claims - Video
Mediation - Video
Pre-Trial Motions— As a Successful Strategy to Evaluate Defenses, and Their Theories - Video
WA Attorney General - Video
Taking an Employment Case to Trial—Successful Strategies and Tactics - Video
Remedies - Video
Attorney Fees—Making Sure You Get Paid—Dealing with Fee Disputes Successfully - Video
Joint Representation of Multiple Clients; Ex Parte Contact with Current/Former Employees; Taking Evidence Home - Video
WSAJ Employment Law Legislative Agenda for 2018 - Video
Employment Law: New Tips, Tactics & Trends Book
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