MAMAS Lunch Seminar Invitation - June 3, 2014

06/03/2014 12:00 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

MAMAs Invites you to attend our next monthly lunch seminar:

Parenting Older Children: Middle School, High School and Beyond



Tuesday, June 3rd , 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, 1201 Third Ave., Floor 22, Seattle, WA 98101

RSVP: through Big Tent (preferred if you are a MAMAS member) or by email to[co-director’s email]. Please identify if you will attend in person in Seattle or if you will participate by phone.

What changes when your kids start middle school? How do you handle your increasing responsibilities at work while being a mindful parent for your teenagers – on top of juggling the after-school activities, monitoring homework, coping with adolescent emotions and interrupting random acts of mischief? Join us to hear from MAMAs who can happily report that their adult children survived unscathed, and from those in the trenches right now!

June Campbell. June recently retired from Lane Powell to start her own practice in mediation, arbitration and select personal injury matters. June and her husband, Tom, have two daughters now ages 23 and 21. June took two maternity leaves while an attorney at Williams Kastner and joined Lane Powell in 1996 when her daughters were 3 and 6 years of age. June and Tom, while both working full time, navigated parenthood through the high school and college years and continue to provide advice and support as their daughters head to graduate school.

Tina de Jong. Tina is Senior Corporate Counsel for the Farmers New World Life Insurance Company. Tina’s career spans eighteen years as in-house counsel with several insurance companies in Seattle and the East Coast. She and her husband, Leo, have a son in high school and a daughter in middle school and a few tricks up their sleeves!

Moderators: Robin A. Schachter is the Director of Corporate Relations for Gamoran Legal Consulting, the Vice-President of the MAMA Seattle Board, stepmother to three adult children and mother of one soon-to-be middle school daughter. She recently left private practice with a firm after almost twenty years as a trial lawyer.

Ellen Blanchard is currently the Associate General Counsel of Evolver Legal Services, an e-discovery and litigation support company. She is an experienced commercial litigator, the co-director of Outreach for MAMA Seattle and the proud mother of a five year old daughter and a new baby boy!

We encourage you to attend our lunch seminar meeting in person to facilitate both networking and a lively discussion.

Please bring your lunch and join us for this presentation, and meet fellow MAMAS members! Cookies will be provided.

For those who cannot attend in person, we offer the option to participate by phone.

Call in #: 888-757-0729; Passcode: 1396142354#

When attending via telephone, please use your mute button to prevent background noise, but do not place the call on hold. Some firms have hold music, which is disruptive to the presentation. If you need to leave the call briefly, please hang up and call back in when you are able.

MAMAS would also like to thank our

Platinum sponsors:

Garvey Schubert Barer

Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

and Gold sponsors:

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

K&L Gates LLP

Microsoft Corporation

Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt

Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

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