Washington Employment Lawyers Association

The Washington Employment Lawyers Association (WELA) officially incorporated in 1996, but has been around informally since the 1980�s. The mission of this organization is to ensure labor laws are enforced so employees are treated with dignity and respect.� The Washington Employment Lawyers Association maintains several committees, a membership directory, and is a member of the National Labor Relations board.

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The Washington Employment Lawyers Association provides many resources for its members including a database of experts, provides an amicus curiae committee, and allows members to create their own profiles. Other benefits of membership include access to CLE�s, social events, and access to Listserv that allows for almost instant feedback from members on employment law issues.

To become a WELA member you must be a licensed attorney whose practice is at least 75% related to employment.� The annual dues are $100 for attorneys who have been licensed for less than five years and $200 for attorneys that have been licensed for more than five years.

Contact the Washington Employment Lawyers Association

18 W Mercer St. Suite 400
Seattle WA 98119�