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Who should attend this event?

Attendance at this event is open to all attorneys from public and private companies, firms, non-profits, government, and educational institutions.

How do I become a NAWL member?

If you are not already a member, simply sign up for the Seattle Conference at the non-member rate, which includes a NAWL membership.

Is this event accredited? Can I earn CLE?

NAWL will apply for CLE credit in the state of Washington. NAWL may also apply in other states based on where attendees are licensed. Speaker attendance is not guaranteed and is subject to change without notice.

Who do I speak to about my special dietary needs?

You may include this information during online registration. If you have already registered, please e-mail us at with request at least two weeks prior to the conference so that we can accommodate any special dietary requirements.

What is the dress code?

The dress code is business.

Are there scholarships available?

NAWL will offer scholarship assistance for this conference to a limited number of attorneys who wish to attend but may not be able to do so due to cost considerations. Those attorneys who are actively employed in non-profit, government, educational institutions, or small companies, or those that have been actively employed in such institutions in the past 12 months but are now in transition, are eligible for assistance. The financial assistance covers all or part of the registration fee for the program on May 9, 2017, but does not include travel or meals outside of those served as part of the program.

The application process requires the applicant to demonstrate her eligibility and to provide a short essay setting forth the reasons why she believes she is an appropriate candidate for receiving scholarship funds, including how the conference will benefit her, and information regarding financial need. Applicants should send materials to Applications are due by Friday, April 7, 2017.  Download application here>>