Updated: Nov. 7, 2018

Litigation Section

The Litigation Section strives to be the voice of civil litigators practicing in Washington state. The Section is involved in a wide range of activities that interest those who handle civil matters in superior or federal courts. Activities include review and formal input concerning legislation and rule making. The Section publishes a newsletter that keeps its members updated on current developments and events. Join the Section.

The Litigation Section sponsors an annual midyear seminar, skills training, and an annual Executive Committee dinner meeting with the Washington Supreme Court.

Annual Report



Section Info Sheet

Executive Committee

ChairGreg Hesler

Chair-ElectVinnie Nappo

Secretary/TreasurerMichael Pfau

Immediate Past ChairPhil Havers

Young Lawyer LiaisonSydney Safley* (2018-2020)

Board of Governors Liaison: Athan Papailiou*

Committee Members
Daniel Berner (2019)
Susan Nelson (2019)
Eric Gilman (2020)
Michelle Pham (2020)

*Non-voting member

Please contact subcommittee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.

For more information and to get involved with the section, please contact Section Chair, Greg Hesler. To join our list serve and for general questions, please send your email address and Bar number to sections@wsba.org