Event Calendar

Thursday, April 4, 2019

WDTL Monthly Roundtables

Start Date: 4/4/2019 5:15 PM EDT
End Date: 4/4/2019 6:15 PM EDT

Venue Name: Betts Patterson & Mines

Location:
701 Pike Street
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA  United States  98101

Organization Name: Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Contact:
Maggie Sweeney
Email: maggie@wdtl.org
Phone: 2067490319

WDTL Monthly Roundtables for Members
 “The Defense Bar Water-Cooler”

  • Beginning on April 4, 2019, and to be held on the first Thursday of each month, 5:15-6:15 at Betts Patterson and Mines, 701 Pike Street, Suite 1400. 
  • Drinks and festive snacks will be served. 
  • These gatherings will consist of monthly, informal discussions between defense attorneys, where all attendees can chime in on their experience and share first-hand knowledge, practice tips, and tricks on how to tackle the ever-changing landscape of civil defense, including current case law, new rules and challenges faced by defense counsel in litigation matters.   
  • Each month, there will be a new topic of discussion suggested by WDTL. 2019 Dates: April 4, May 2, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7. 
  • Just show-up, share information, and get-to-know your fellow defense counsel!
 
For our inaugural meeting, we will be discussing HOW TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT OPPOSING COUNSEL
 
Please join us on April 4 at 5:15 p.m. for a one-hour open discussion, which will address the following:
 
  • Completing written discovery;
  • Handling depositions;
  • When to request sanctions; and
  • Trial insights and trends.
 
All insight, experiences, and opinions are welcome!


Benefits of WDTL Membership

WDTL is committed to helping our over 700 members elevate their civil defense practice through:

  • Professional networking opportunities including four regional judicial receptions and events to support our diverse, women and developing attorneys;
  • Timely continuing legal education programs specialized to our members' practices including monthly complimentary "brown bags";
  • Committed advocacy in legislative and appellate matters important to our members;
  • Quarterly newsletter that provides updates on hot and emerging topics to keep our members up to date;
  • Access to an engaging and useful listserve to share and gain information with fellow members; and
  • Collegiality, professionalism and fun!