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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 80%
  2. Arbitration: 10%
  3. Native Peoples Law: 10%

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Garvey Schubert Barer

1191 2nd Avenue Suite 1800

Seattle, WA, 98101-2996


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Avvo Top Employment/Labor LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWilliams, Kastner & Gibbs PLLC1994 - 1996
AttorneyNational Labor Relations Board1983 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Loren Miller Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Oregon State BarMemberN/A
Washington Defense Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Employment Law CounselMemberN/A
American Arbitration AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationTrustee2000 - 2003
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association Continuing Legal EducationDefending a Sexual Harassment Case1995
Seattle-King County Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationSexual Harassment Issues & Liability1995
Defense Research Institute publicationSexual Harassment in Schools: Expanding Theories of Liability1994
Williams, Kastner & GibbsPrivacy Issues in Personnel Management1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Northwestern UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Garvey Schubert Barer seminarSeizing the Initiative Following San Manuel: Preparation for Union Activity at Tribal Enterprises2007
Council on Education in ManagementPublic Sector Employment Law Update 20062006
Investigating Workplace Complaints Continuing Legal EducationAnatomy of an Investigation2005
Council on Education in Management Continuing Legal EducationRecruiting and Hiring Employees While Staying in Compliance with the Law2005
Lorman Education Services seminarEvaluations, Investigations & Discipline, Effective Human Resource Management2000
Two Day Arbitration Training CoursePreparing For & Conducting Grievance Arbitrations1999
National Electric Contractors Association Training CourseCollaborative Negotiations: Training & Strategies1999
Arbitration Training CoursePreparing for and Conducting Grievance Arbitrations1999
Western Electric Power Institute conferenceViolence & Sexual Harassment in the Workplace1998
Labor & Employment Relations Certification CourseLabor & Employment Relations1997
Defense Research InstituteCivil Rights & Governmental Tort Liability1996
Government Contracting ConferenceWMBE Compliance & Regulatory Issues1992
Washington Association of County Officials Training & Certification CourseLabor & Employment Law1991