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Thursday, July 19, 2018

WDTL 2018 Annual Convention

Start Date: 7/19/2018 4:00 PM PDT
End Date: 7/22/2018 12:00 PM PDT

Venue Name: Sun Mountain Lodge

604 Patterson Lake Rd
Winthrop, WA  United States  98862

Organization Name: Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

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

Join us for our 2018 Annual Convention July 19 to 22, 2018, at Sun Mountain Lodge.

See the Convention Brochure 

Book your room by calling 1.800.572.0493 and use the group code 45M0LW (the 0 is a zero)


  • Young Lawyers Program: Practical Tips for Building Your Practice While Preserving Your Reputation
  • Significant Decisions: Implications of Volk v. DeMeerleer
  • Review and Update of Recent Significant Legislative Actions 
  • Case Experience with the Reptile
  • Advanced Trial Techniques and Practices
  • Litigating the High Profile Case
  • Thoughts and Observations on the State of Appellate Practice in Washington
  •  Dos and Don’ts of Appellate Practice
  • What Would You Do? Ethical Dilemmas That Actually Happened 
  • Ride a horse
  • Jump in the lake
  • Go Wine/Cider/Beer tasting
  • Shop for a cowboy hat & climbing gear in the same store
  • Hike and bike on the same trail
  • Enjoy a cocktail or two with your fellow WDTL members
  • Bid ferociously at the silent auction
  • Golf at the nearest course
  • Get your nameste on at the early morning yoga
  • Run or walk a 5K with your fellow WDTL members
We hope to see you at Sun Mountain Lodge!


Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 7/18/2018 12:00 PM

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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!