Labor and Employment Law Section

employment contractWelcome to the Washington State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, one of the larger sections of the state Bar with more 900 members. The Section includes members who practice many different aspects of labor and employment law, including lawyers representing private- and public-sector employers, unions, management, and individual employees as well as law professors, arbitrators, and other neutrals. Section members practice throughout the state. Lawyers interested in joining the Section can read additional information.

Upcoming Events

"East of the Mountains" Mini-CLE and Networking Event
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015
Spokane Club
1002 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Register here

15th Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar
Friday, Nov. 20, 2015
Washington State Conference Center
800 Convention Place, Seattle, WA 98101

Resources for Members

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Contact the Section

Section members: To join the Section list serve and for general questions, please send your email address and Bar number to For more information and to get involved with the Section, please contact the Section chair, Leslie Hagin.

Section Administration

Bylaws, Annual Report, and Executive Committee


Explore the benefits of joining a WSBA Section

Join the Section's List Serve

Many sections provide a List Serve as a member benefit. In most cases, you will be automatically subscribed to your section’s List Serve soon after you join the section. 

To join sooner, to opt-out, or for any questions, please send an email to

Please indicate which List Serve you would like to join and your bar number (if applicable).