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Thursday, July 21, 2022

WDTL 2022 Annual Meeting & Convention

Start Date: 7/21/2022 3:00 PM PDT
End Date: 7/24/2022 4:00 PM PDT

Venue Name: Suncadia Resort

3600 Suncadia Trail
Cle Elum, WA  United States  98922

Event Website: https://www.wdtl.org/2022%20annual%20convention

Organization Name: Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Maggie Sweeney
Email: maggie@wdtl.org
Phone: (206) 749-0319

For complete Convention details & updates, visit the Convention page.


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60 Years of Excellence: Live and In Person!
Annual Convention CLE Schedule – 9.25 CLE Credits Confirmed
Join us to catch up with old friends, make some new ones, and hear from our exceptional presenters.

Thursday, July 21
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Arbitration Skills CLE

Jessie L. Harris, Williams Kastner
Kimberly A. Reppart,  Forsberg & Umlauf

Friday, July 22
8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Jon R. Morrone, Convention Chair
Allison Krashan, WDTL President

8:15 - 9:45 Preservation of Error
Sidney C. Tribe, Carney Badley Spellman
Judge Lori Smith, WA State Court of Appeals Div 1
Noah Jaffee, Nicoll Black & Feig

10:00 - 11:00 Ethics: Ethics of Mining Social Media and Jurors
David J. Elkanich, Buchalter

11:00 - 12:15 Malpractice: Avoiding and Defending Claims
Chris Howard, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
Jeffrey T. Kestle, Forsberg & Umlauf

Saturday, July 23
8:15 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Jon R. Morrone, Convention Chair
Allison Krashan, WDTL President

8:30 - 9:30 Corporate Counsel Panel Discussion
Elaine Pascua, Director, Team Member Relations & Employment Law Compliance, Savers
Gena Bomotti, Corporate Counsel, Costco
Jon Morrone, Assistant General Counsel, Holland America Group
Jenna Goltermann, Corporate Counsel, Glowforge

9:30 - 10:30 DRI National Speaker on Crisis Management
Montè L. Williams, Steptoe & Johnson, The Woodlands, Texas

10:45 - 12:15 Gender Equity from a Judicial Perspective
Judge Laura C. Inveen, Hilyer Dispute Resolution
Judge Paris K. Kallas, Judicial Dispute Resolution
Judge Beth Andrus, WA State Court of Appeals Div 1
Judge Rebecca Glasgow, WA State Court of Appeals Div 2

To make resort reservations under the WDTL room block, please use the link below.  If your room type is not showing as available, please call 1-866-904-6300 and make the reservations over the phone. Group reservation operating hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


WDTL invites our Law Firm partners to join us in sponsoring the Convention.  If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Maggie Sweeney at maggie@wdtl.org.


Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 7/24/2022 4:00 PM

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