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Scarce water and climate change: Are we adequately protecting Washington’s resources?

Thursday, December 14th

2100 Building, 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
View a map here.

 Registration opens at 7:45 am
Program runs from 8:20 am – 4:15 pm

Register today!

CELP’s annual full day winter Continuing Legal Education workshop will be held on Thursday, December 14st at the 2100 Building in South Seattle, and panels will address climate change predictions for our state’s water supply and mechanisms for adaptation,  the effects of climate change on Washington’s rural water supply situation, and local and global effects of large fossil fuel projects and strategies for opposing them.

Ticket Prices:

  • Nonprofit/Student – $70
  • Attorney/Professional/Agency – $170*
  • *10% discount available for CELP Members – select the Member Discount option

For information about how to become a member, click here.

Lunch is included in ticket price.

CELP has applied for 6.5 CLE credits including 1 ethics credit with the Washington State Bar Association for this program. 3 hours of Certified Water Right Examiner (CWRE) credits will also be offered.

This year, our program will include:

  • Water Law Updates
  • Climate Change and Water Supply
    • Are We Prepared for Climate Change?
    • Effects of Climate Change and Responses on Water Availability
    • A Case Study of AZ’s Verde River Exchange
    • Is WA’s Water Law Up to the Climate Change Challenge?
    • Fossil Fuel Terminals in the Northwest: Preventing Global Climate Impacts
    • Strategies for Defeating Fossil Fuel Projects
    • Necessity as a Defense in Climate Activism
  • Tribal Water Rights & Habitat
    • Gasping for Water: Recent Tribal Water Rights Cases
  • Rural Water Supply
    • Protection of Rural Water Resources
    • Hydrogeological Analysis Required to Determine Groundwater Availability
    • What Are Counties Doing to Protect Groundwater?
Our speakers are:
  • Jennifer Adam
    • Professor, Washington State University and Washington State Water Research Center, Pullman
  • Kristen Boyles
    • Attorney, Earthjustice, Seattle
  • Janette Brimmer
    • Attorney, Earthjustice, Seattle
  • Amanda Cronin
    • AMP Insights, Seattle
  • Brady Johnson
    • Attorney, Seattle
  • Patrick Mazza
    • Climate Solutions, Seattle
  • Jean O. Melious
    • Attorney, Seattle
  • Chris Pitre
    • Coho Water Resources, Seattle
  • Thomas Schlosser
    • Tribal Attorney, Seattle
  • Dan Von Seggern
    • Staff Attorney, Center for Environmental Law & Policy, Seattle

*Additional speakers to be announced!*


Register today!

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