The Washington Association of Public Records Officers (WAPRO) is sponsoring an all-day seminar entitled Public Records 101 in Lakewood on Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Steve DiJulio, a member of our firm’s Public Disclosure Team, is participating on a panel in the afternoon. The panel will review the latest Public Records Act court opinions and provide insights and ideas on compliance with the Act. 

The WAPRO agenda and registration form contains more information about the training.   

DATE: Thursday, September 17, 2009

Approved for 6.0 CLE Credits for Washington Attorneys: 5.0 General Credits and 1.0 Ethics Credit

Presentations to include information:

  • on ethical issues in making and responding to public records requests and handling information received in response;
  • on the Sunshine Committee’s review of Public Records Act exemptions;
  • on recent and pending court decisions;
  • on a range of issues concerning possible penalties under the Public Records Act;
  • on Public Records Act implications for electronic records management, retention, and production; and
  • on the interplay between Public Records Act requests and civil discovery — and related pitfalls and opportunities.

See attached brochure for more details.