Employment Law: Tips, Tactics & Trends

Date: 10/11/2017

WSAJ's Employment Law CLE — Tips,Tactics, Trends &

CLE Chair: Judith Lonnquist
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Washington State Convention Center or via Webcast
6.0 Law & Legal Credits • 0.50 Ethics Credits 

Seminar Agenda

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
10:15-10:30   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
11:30-11:50   Pre-Trial Motions – As a Successful Strategy to Evaluate Defenses, and Their Theories
Mary Ruth Mann, Seattle Attorney
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, Olympia
3:45-4:00    Q & A

Looking for the 2017 Employment Law Deskbook? CLICK HERE!