Early registration for the 2012 Conference ends Friday, April 20. Group registrations and scholarship applications must be in by then, too. Register now and save!The premier dispute resolution conference in the Northwest. Recognized as being among the best dispute resolution conferences nationally.Watch here for updates on the Conference. If you RSVP here we'll send you notice as more information becomes available.* Better…See More
From the WSBA Labor & Employment Law Section. . . You are cordially invited to a hosted reception LABOR & EMPLOYMENTARBITRATORS, MEDIATORS & ADVOCATES RECEPTION Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 5-7:30 PM – Washington Athletic Club, Seattle, WAMeet and mingle with neutrals and Section membersCome join the networking and funRSVP at the Section website at www.lewash.org/eventsSee More
The WSBA ADR Section will hold its annual meeting on May 4, in conjunction with the 19th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference scheduled for May 4—May 5, 2012. Please join us. This is an open meeting for all section members who wish to attend. We will be voting on officers for the 2012-2013 term: Officer Nominees for 2012-2013 Term: Lish Whitson: Chair-ElectCraig Beles: SecretaryCourtland Shafer: TreasurerThe meeting will be followed by a panel discussion, …See More
The King County Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section is pleased to invite you to hearNina Meierdinginternationally known as an extraordinary speaker and trainer. January 10, 11:45 - 1:30. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.Nina has assisted in the resolution of thousands of disputes. She has conducted training throughout the world including Canada, Sweden, Ireland, England, Scotland, the Netherlands, and India. She has consulted and…See More
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Jim Verrellen served as a Commissioner at Division I of the Washington State Court of Appeals from 1992 - 2011. Before joining the Court, Jim was a partner in the firm currently known as Vandeberg, Johnson and Gandara. He practiced civil law for 14 years with that firm, including a broad range of commercial, employment, business, real estate, and personal injury litigation.
As an appellate commissioner for almost 20 years, he has ruled on a wide range of issues in almost every area of civil law, including business, commercial, contruction, real estate, consumer protection, franchise, trade secret, personal injury, product liability, malpractice, employment, discrimination, insurance, probate, worker compensation, and class action litigation. He has decided the merits of hundreds of appeals. Jim frequent speaks and writes about litigation topics including appellate settlements. For more than 10 years, he conducted all of the settlement conferences at Division I, with a high success rate.
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