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WELA’s Annual CLE 2022

October 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration is Open for WELA’s Annual CLE!
The Employment Lawyer’s Toolkit

We look forward to seeing you at the beautiful Edgewater Hotel on October 14, 2022 for WELA’s Annual CLE, and hope that you’ve been saving the date. Here are the event details:

What: 2022 WELA CLE: The Employment Lawyer’s Toolkit
Where: Edgewater Hotel with virtual option 
When: Breakfast Buffet: 8:00-9:00 AM
Speakers: 8:30-11:40 AM
Lunch: 11:40 AM-12:40 PM
Speakers: 12:40-4:00 PM
Happy Hour: 4:00-5:00 PM
Why: CLE Credit! Mingle with your community and meet new members!
Who: We have another great speaker line-up.

6 CLE Credits, pending WSBA Approval

CLE Schedule

8:00:  Open Breakfast Buffet

8:30 – 9:30:  Updates and Practice Pointers in the World of Jury Instructions
Jesse Wing, MacDonald Hoague & Bayless

9:35 – 10:35:    Navigating Parallel Proceedings: How to Walk the Tightrope
Diego Rondón Ichikawa, Vreeland Law PLLC

10:40 – 11:40:   Utilizing and Litigating Violations of the Public Records Act
Against Public Employers

James Beck, Beck Chase Gilman PLLC

11:40 – 12:40:  Lunch Break (Interactive Segment)

12:40 – 1:50:   Pushing the Dividing Line Between the Domestic Sphere and the Workplace: New and Expanding Accommodation Protections in the Domestic Violence Leave Act and Healthy Starts Act (Pregnancy)
Sean Phelan, Frank Freed Subit and Thomas
Cindy Heidelberg, Breskin, Johnson & Townsend

Riddhi Mukhopadhyay, Director, Sexual Violence Law Center

1:55 – 2:55:  All You Need to Know About Bringing Claims Under Washington’s State Employee Whistleblower Protection Act
Jack Sheridan, The Sheridan Law Firm

3:00 – 4:00:  Employment Law Update 2022
Michael Subit, Frank Freed Subit & Thomas
Jeffrey Needle, Law Offices of Jeffrey Needle

4:00 – 5:00:  Happy Hour

A registration link is below. At checkout please specify whether you intend to join us in-person or virtually. Breakfast, lunch and happy hour refreshments are included in the price of admission.
We truly look forward to seeing you there.

Please note: This CLE is only open to current WELA Members.
To check your membership status, log in to your account click here.
Additional renewal instructions below.

See you there!

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To Renew Your Membership:

  • Follow this link to reach the WELA website
  • Log in to the WELA website*
    • Click Join WELA
    • Click Join Online
    • Select the correct membership level from the menu
  • An orange bar will appear. Click “View cart.”
  • Click “Proceed to checkout” on the next screen
  • Fill out the fields in the form and submit.
  • NOTE: The form should be filled out with the member’s contact info, email address, etc. If renewing for someone else, please be sure to use the member’s information.
*If you do not know your username/password, select “Forgot Password?” and enter your email address. You will receive a password reset email shortly. Should this not work, send us an email for assistance.



October 14, 2022
8:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Edgewater
2411 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121 United States
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