(01/05/2021) Federal Update on Joint Employer Rule and Independent Contractor Rule

With guest speaker KAMMI MENCKE SMITH whose practice focuses on education and employment litigation. Within those areas, Kammi advises clients in numerous matters including employment contracts, discrimination, and wage and hour issues, termination, special education issues, school discipline, and constitutional issues. Kammi is also a trained mediator and has served as an arbitrator. Approved for 1.0 law & legal credit in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 01/05/2026. WSBA Activity ID #: 1156454
Price: $25.00

(01/05/2021) Unlawful Discrimination Harassment and Political Dialogue in the Workplace

With guest speaker RONALD A. VAN WERT. Ron is a trial lawyer and managing partner in the Spokane law firm of Etter, McMahon, Lamberson, Van Wert and Oreskovich, P.C. His practice has primary emphases in employment law, medical malpractice and professional licensing defense, and criminal defense. He counsels employer clients on employment related matters, including wage and hour issues, workplace investigations, hiring/discipline/termination, and labor disputes. Approved for 1.0 law & legal credit in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 01/05/2026. WSBA Activity ID #: 1156454
Price: $25.00

CRIMINAL COURT RE-OPENING AND PUBLIC HEALTH: A Criminal Defense Perspective CLE (10/07/2020)

Local criminal defense expert and attorney Mark Vovos will give his perspectives on legal issues in the criminal defense arena that have arisen as a result of the pandemic and how measures to ensure public health and safety impact the defendants' right to a speedy and public trial, voir dire, examination of witnesses, as well as ethical concerns in criminal cases. Approved for 1.0 law & legal credits in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 10/07/2025. WSBA Activity ID #: 1150140
Price: $25.00

Mediation & the Eviction Moratorium CLE (12/09/2020)

Long time SCBA member and Chair of the SCBA’s ADR Section, LESLIE GROVE is an experienced and Certified Mediator for the Northwest Mediation Center. Leslie indicates that she currently heavily involved in the planning mediation for the Eviction Resolution Program. Spokane is one of the 6 pilot counties in the state, and Dispute Resolutions Centers are tapped with the job of providing a whole series of resolution services. The VLP’s Project Coordinator KELIN McCLOSKEY for the Eviction Defense Project will give a brief overview of the VLP’s Eviction Defense Project and the services that are available. Approved for 1.0 law & legal credits in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 12/09/2025. WSBA Activity ID #: 1155525 MATERIALS: https://www.spokanebar.org/cles/materials/evictionmoratorium/
Price: $25.00

THE COURTS & COVID-19

Washington State Supreme Court Chief Justice Debra L. Stephens and Spokane County Superior Court Judge Julie M. McKay talk about the CoronaVirus and it's effects on the courts, access to justice and steps and procedures being taken to ensure the safety of staff, lawyers and the public. 1.50 law & legal credits in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 05/04/2025. WSBA Activity ID #: 1139752 Recorded: 05/04/2020
Price: $0.00