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Previous Events

This record of past events is maintained for the convenience of members who may wish to apply for CLE credit.


  • Mar. 13, 2015: 12th Annual Animal Law Section Seminar. Approved for 7 general CLE credits for Washington attorneys.


  • April 21, 2014: "Litigating for Lolita." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • Jan. 31, 2014: "Hear Us Roar: How Animal Law Issues are Shaping Modern Legal Practice." Approved for 6 general and 1 CLE ethics credit. 


  • Jan. 29, 2013: "Wild Horses Shouldn't Keep You Away – 10th Annual WSBA Animal Law Seminar."  Approved for 6.5 CLE general credits and .5 ethics credits.


  • Aug. 17, 2012: "Winning the Case Against Cruelty: A Talk by the Animal Legal Defense Fund's Pro Bono Coordinator Tom Linney." Approved for .5 general CLE credits.
  • June 8, 2012: "Animal Law Social and Wildlife Conservation Mini-CLE." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.


  • Nov. 7, 2011: "The Call of the Wild:" 9th Annual WSBA Animal Law Seminar. Approved for 5 general CLE credits and 1 ethics credit. 
  • April 28, 2011: "Coming Home to Roost: Initiative 1130." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.


  • Nov. 16, 2010: CLE: "It's Raining Cats and Dogs: Feline and Canine Legal Issues for Transactionalists, Litigators, Veterinarians, and Animal Service Workers."
  • Oct. 8, 2010: "Whale Wars: Representing an Anti-Whaling Activist in Japanese Court." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • June 17, 2010: "Animal Exploitation": 8th Annual Animal Law Institute. Approved for 6.25 CLE credits (5.5 general and .75 ethics).
  • 2009

  • Nov. 13, 2009: Mini-CLE, "On the Wrong Side of the Tracks: Locomotive Liability in Collisions with Animals."
  • Sept. 23, 2009: "The Dog Bite Institute," approved for 8.25 CLE credits (7.5 general and .75 ethics).
  • June 26, 2009: Mini-CLE – "From Barnyard to Backyard: Species-based Distinctions in Animal Cruelty Laws." Approved for 2 general CLE credits.
  • May 15, 2009: "Animal Trials and Animal Testing." Approved for 2.0 general CLE credits.
  • April 17, 2009: The 7th Annual Animal Law Conference. Approved for 6.5 credits (6 general and .5 ethics).
  • Feb. 27, 2009: Free Animal Law Conference and CLE in Seattle — "Animal Cruelty: Why Shields and Not Swords." Approved for 5.5 general CLE credits. 
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