Washington Water Trust

Working to restore our state's rivers and streams.

Thursday, December 6

8:00am - 4:00pm, CELP's 8th Annual Winter CLE: Protection of streamflows, salmon and orcas in a changing climate - is our legal toolkit up to the job?

CELP's annual full day winter Continuing Legal Education workshop will be held on Thursday, December 6th at the 2100 Building in South Seattle, and panels will address the present and future of protections of streamflows, salmon and orcas in the context of climate change.


Doors will open at 8:00 am, and the program will run from 8:20 am to 4:00 pm.
Location: at the 2100 Building in Seattle: 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

Topics
-River, Salmon and Orcas: Are our legal tools failing us?
-Water Law Updates: RCW 90.94, ESSB 6091, Non-water mitigation use
-Tribal Water Rights & Habitat
-Public Trust Doctrine
-Ethics

Speakers
-Miles Johnson, Senior Attorney, Columbia Riverkeeper
-Sharon Haensly, Attorney, Squaxin Island Tribe
-Steve Hirschey, Chair, Utilities Review Technical Committee of King County
-John Hollowed, Legal & Policy Advisor, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
-Michael Mayer, Adjunct Professor, Seattle University Law School
-Dan Von Seggern, Staff Attorney, Center for Environmental Law & Policy, Seattle
-Thane Somerville, Attorney and Director, Morisset, Schlosser, Jozwiak & Somerville
-Will Stelle, Senior Advisor, Washington Water Trust
-Todd Wildemuth, Policy Director of Regulatory Environmental Law & Policy Clinic, and Director of Environmental Law Program, University of Washington Law School