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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

! Public Records Act Classes !

Greg Overstreet of Allied Law Group will be offering practical and intensive classes on the Public Records Act.

The classes will be statewide this spring and summer. Contact Greg to suggest a class in your area.

The first class is on May 13, 2008 in Olympia.

Requestors and agencies need different information from a class. The classes reflect this by breaking into two separate half-day sessions. The first is for public records requestors (regular citizens, journalists, activists, trade associations, plaintiff's attorneys) emphasizing how to get records. The second session is for state and local government agencies emphasizing how to comply with the Act.

Here is the May 13 Olympia requestor class announcement and the agency class announcement, both of which contain registration information.

For lawyers, CLE credit has been sought.

A helpful handout of reference materials will be included. The classes will introduce the soon-to-be-legendary "Top Ten Myths of the Public Records Act," and a lightning round of "PRA Trivia" complete with (cheap) prizes.