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WELA’s 2016 CLE:
Can I Get a Witness?
Join your WELA colleagues for a day of learning and lively discussion on the topic of working with witnesses at all stages of litigation – from friendly to hostile, expert to lay, coworkers to corporate designees. Plus, you won’t want to miss the case law update with Jeffrey Needle and Michael Subit.
The CLE will take place Friday, October 21st, 2016 from 8:30am to 4:30pm at the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park.
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8:30 ? 9:00 ? Registration and Coffee
9:00 ? 9:30 ? Direct Examination Techniques
Bradley Medlin, Robblee Detwiler & Black, PLLP
9:30 ? 10:15 ? Cross-Examination Techniques
Thomas J. Breen, Schroeter Goldmark & Bender
10:15 ? 10:45 ? Breaking Down Barriers:
Working with Non-English Speaking Witnesses
Andrea Schmitt, Columbia Legal Services
10:45 ? 11:00 ? BREAK
11:00 ? 11:45 ? Preparing Your Client to Testify: The Difficult Witness
Alan Cohen, Jury Insights, LLC
11:45 ? 12:15 ? Binding the Corporate Defendant: 30(b)(6) Witnesses
Katherine Chamberlain and Joe Shaeffer, MacDonald Hoague & Bayless
12:15 ? 1:45 ? LUNCH ? State and Federal Case Law Update
Michael Subit, Frank Freed Subit & Thomas, LLP;
Jeffrey Needle, Law Offices of Jeffrey Needle
1:45 ? 2:30 ? Working with Expert Witnesses
Jeff Taren, Kinoy Taren & Geraghty, PC
2:30 ? 3:00 ? Witness Examinations in Administrative Hearings
Joy Lockerby, Lockerby Law, PLLC
3:00 ? 3:15 ? BREAK
3:15 ? 3:45 ? Ethics of Witness Contact
Led by Kathy Barnard, Schwerin Campbell Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt, LLP
3:45 ? 4:30 ? Judges? Perspectives on Handling Witnesses
Hon. Judith Ramseyer and Hon. John Chun, King County Superior Court;
Moderated by Lindsay Halm, Schroeter Goldmark & Bender