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  2. Discrimination: 20%
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
  4. Tort Litigation: 20%
  5. Commercial: 20%


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Cable, Langenbach, Kinerk & Bauer, LLP

1000 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Norm Maleng Leadership AwardWashington State Bar Association2011
Helen Geisness AwardKing County Bar Association1999
Friend AwardLegals, P.S.1998
Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A1997
Alumnus of the YearSeattle University1994
Member of the Year AwardWashington Women Lawyers1994
State Board Member of the YearN/A1994
Member of the Year AwardWashington Women Lawyers1993
State Board Member of the YearN/A1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCable, Langenbach, Kinerk & Bauer, LLP1977 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Northwest Defenders AssociationBoard Member2009 - Present
Seattle Preparatory SchoolPresident Board of Trustees2001 - 2004
Seattle UniversityChair of Regents2001 - 2002
Our Lady of the Lake SchoolPresident School Commission1999 - 2000
Seattle UniversityCo-chair Board of Regents1998 - 1999
Seattle Preparatory SchoolBoard of Trustees1998 - 2001
Public Information CommitteeChairman1998 - 1999
Editorial Committee, King County Practice ManualMember1998 - 1999
Seattle University FoundationTrustee1997 - Present
Committee on Issues for Sexual MinoritiesMember1997 - 1998
Community Legal Services CommitteeMember1997 - 1998
Seattle UniversityMember, Presidents Club Steering Committee1996 - 2000
Northwest Justice ProjectBoard of Directors1996 - 2000
Blanchet High School Capital CampaignCo-chair1995 - 1997
Coalition of Minority Bar AssociationFounding Member1995 - Present
Blanchet High School Development and Long-Term Planning BoardBoard Member1994 - 1999
Employment Law InstituteCo-Chair1994 - 1999
Annual Awards CommitteeMember1994 - 1995
Catholic Community Services of Western WashingtonBoard of Trustees1993 - 1996
Litigation SectionMember1991 - 1992
Catholic Community Services of King CountyBoard of Directors1990 - 1993
Seattle UniversityBoard of Regents1989 - Present
Our Lady of the Lake SchoolScout Leader, Speech Coach, School Commission Member1989 - Present
Our Lady of the Lake SchoolRoom Parent, Parents Club Volunteer1989 - Present
Seattle University Alumni AssociationPresident1987 - 1988
Seattle University AlumniBoard of Governors1984 - 1989
CLE CommitteeMember1979 - 1983
Delivery of Legal Services CommitteeMember1978 - 1979
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Seattle UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Seattle UniversityLiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Crucial Elements for EmployersSmall Businesses Employment Law2012
Beyond the BasicsEmployment Law2012
Washington CLE BootcampDiscrimination Employment Law2011
Fundamentals of Employment Law: Sexual, Racial and other Harassment in the WorkplaceSexual, Racial and other Harassment2011
Employment Law update in WashingtonEmployment Law2011
Depositions Relating to Electronic EvidenceE-Discovery2011
Successfully Litigating Employment DiscriminationEmployment Discrimination2010
Public Policy and other Non-Statutory Grounds to Review Arbitration AwardsReview of Private Arbitration Awards2010
Employment Boot Camp: Litigation - The Jury TrialLitigation - Jury Trial2009
Strategies to Foster a Positive/Positive/Litigation Free WorkplaceMaking it Work at Work2008
7 Deadly Sins of EmployersEmployment Law2008
Successful Litigation, Changing Legal LandscapeDiversity Litigation Allstarts2007
Employment Law Essentials - Updated your PracticeEmployment Law2007
Coping with Leave LawsEmployment Law2007
Advanced Issues in Employment LawEmployment Law2007
Severance Agreements and Selected TopicsEmployment Law2006
Northwest Dispute Resolution ConferenceDispute Resolution2006
Making the Most of Motion Practice: Effective use of MotionsMotion Practice2006
Essentials of Drafting SeriesEmployment and Human Resources2006
Essentials of Civil Settlement StrategiesCivil Settlement2006
Effective Strategies for Success Before TrialWinning without Trial2005
What to do When the Government Comes KnockingEmployment Law2004
Individual Liability of Managers and Supervisors Right to Qualified ImmunityEmployment Law2004
Essentials of Washington Civil Procedure and EthicsCivil Procedure and Ethics2004
Keys to Successful Pre-Trial Preparation in WashingtonPre-Trial Preparation2003
Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics in WashingtonWitness Deposition2003
The Egg Scrambler - Either/or/NeitherADA/FMLA2002
Discharge and Post-Discharge IssuesFifth Annual Conference on Washington Labor and Employment Law2002
Taking your First Deposition in WashingtonDeposition2001
Point-Counterpoint Handling the Employment Case in Washington from the Plaintiff and Defense PerspectiveEmployment Law2001
Mediation of Employment DisputesMediation2001
Federal Court Pretrial PracticeFederal Court Pretrial Practice2001
Employment Discrimination/Sexual Harassment Claims & CasesEmployment Law2001
Discharge and Post-Discharge IssuesFourth Annual Conference on Washington Labor and Employment Law2001
Clarence Darrow Play... Ethics and ProfessionalismEthics and Professionalism2001
The Seven Deadly Sins of Washington Employers: Recognizing and Avoiding ThemEmployment Law2000
Opposing Summary JudgmentEmployment Law2000
Nuts & Bolts of Trial Litigation: Discovery BasicsTrial Litigation2000
How to Avoid Litigation and What to do When You Can't -- Discharge and Post-Discharge IssuesThird Annual Conference on Washington Labor and Employment Law2000
Successful ADA Litigation in WashingtonEthical Considerations; Representing the Disabled Client1999
KCBA Employment LawNuts and Bolts for the In-House Counsel and General Practitioner1999
Starting and Nurturing Local GLBTQ Bar Association, Coordinate with other Minority Bar AssociationsLav Law Workshop1999
Genetics, Health Care and the LawGenetics, Health Care and the Law1999
Council on Education in Management: Public Sector Employment 1999Improving Morale and Motivation: Stirring Up a Stagnant Workforce1999
Personnel Law Update 1998From Mental Disabilities to Managed Diseases - Measuring the Impact of Invisible Disabilities in the Workplace1998
Labor and Employment LawHow to Avoid Litigation and What to Do When You Can’t1998
The Law and the Independent ContractorIndependent Contractors and Compliance with Employee Leave Laws1998
Personnel Law Update 1998When Averting Your Eyes Will Lose You a Lawsuit -- Steps You Must Take to Address Sexual Harassment1998
Impact of the ADA on Workers’ CompensationSelect Workers’ Compensation Issues Related to the ADA1998
Depositions: A Strategic ToolDepositions: A Strategic Tool1998
UnknownImpact of the ADA on Workers’ Compensation1997
National Business InstituteDefending Wrongful Discharge Claims Under Washington Law1997