Events

Upcoming – Calling all Speakers and Volunteers!

The ELUL Section is seeking volunteer Co-Chairs for its 2022 midyear conference and seeking presenters for the 2022 Mid-Year conference!

If you have any questions or suggestions, or would like to volunteer to present or chair at the 2022 Mid-Year, please don’t hesitate to contact an ELUL Executive Committee member: https://wsba.org/legal-community/sections/environmental-land-use-law-section

December 1, 2021 – PCHB Potpourri and Offshore Wind Permitting

Join Neil Wise and Lawson Fite for two CLE credits. Neil will introduce the new Director of the ELUHO, and discuss Zoom hearings before the ELUHO and current legal issues. Lawson will provide a primer on offshore wind permitting in Washington.

The webinar will begin at 11:30 and conclude at 1:30. The cost for this CLE is $25 for non-section members, $10 for section members, and free for law students. Registration for this webinar is available on the WSBA’s webpage for this event. .

December 14, 2021 – Animal Trafficking, Evidentiary Challenges, and Ethics

Join Robert Grant, Brad Roberts, and Martha Wehling for one CLE credit and one ethics credit. Robert and Brad will discuss the first conviction under the Washington Animal Trafficking Act, including a Frye motion and motion to dismiss. Martha will discuss ethics in times of transition.

The webinar will begin at 11:30 and conclude at 1:30. The cost for this CLE is $25 for non-section members, $10 for section members, and free for law students. Registration for this webinar is available on the WSBA’s webpage for this event.

Recent Past Events

  • May 7, 2021 – CLE – Midyear Webinar
  • April 22, 2021 – Spring Networking Event! – Earth Day Celebration and Law School Networking Event, co-hosted with the WSBA’s Civil Rights Law Section and the AGO’s Environmental Protection Division
  • November 9, 2020 – Mini-CLE – Webinar – Clean Air, Insurance & Sustainable Design, and Marijuana Land Use Law
  • October 22, 2020 – Mini CLE – Webinar – Trump, the Clean Water Act, and Pro Se Ethics: Things You Should Know
  • July 30, 2020 – CLE – Midyear Webinar
  • May 21, 2020 – Virtual Networking Event (via Zoom!)
  • December 5, 2019 – CLE – SEPA Categorical Exemptions in the Context of Wolf Management and Attorney Duty of Candor
  • May 2-4, 2019 – CLE – Midyear Conference – Alderbrook Resort
  • April 23, 2019 – Law Student Networking Mixer
  • December 13, 2018 – CLE – Ethics and Professional Responsibility When Working With Experts and Consultants
  • May 10-12, 2018 – CLE – Midyear Conference – Suncadia Resort
  • April 4, 2018 – Law Student Networking Mixer
  • December 7, 2017 – CLE – Ethical Issues in Contact with Government Employees

Executive Committee Meetings

The WSBA ELUL Executive Committee generally conducts meetings on the third Wednesday of each month, from 3-4 p.m. You may attend by phone by calling 866-577-9294 and using the passcode 5016511#. Please contact a member of the Executive Committee for specific details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.