Event Info

May 19th

10:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT
11:00 am - 2:00 pm MDT

3 hours

$449.00 (late registration price)

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Program Overview

The goal of this virtual seminar to come together to discuss both new and upcoming legal and regulatory activities that will impact your credit union. Farleigh Wada Witt will advise on the interplay of the new laws and guidance with existing and new legal obligations that credit unions face in the next normal. 

Join FWW to prepare for the challenges employers will face in our New Normal. 2021 continues to introduce new laws and regulations and challenges with existing laws. 

This year’s HR Legal update will be a digital-only event, hosted via Zoom. Meeting dial-in information will be sent to attendees several days before the event. 

This seminar has been approved for HRCI credits.

Sponsored By:

To learn more and connect with our sponsors, please reach out to Strategic Link

Program Agenda

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (PDT)Networking

Feel free to join us a little early to network with your colleagues and the team from Farleigh Wada Witt.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (PDT)Safety

This session will be providing an update on the myriad of regulations, agencies,
executive orders that are setting the framework for providing a safe workplace as our credit unions reopen.

Kim McGair • Shareholder • Farleigh Wada Witt
Jon Himes • Associate • Farleigh Wada Witt

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (PDT)Leave Laws

At both the state and federal level, changes to our leave laws are happening.
We will be providing an update on all leave laws, the temporary, the new and the always problematic.

Kelly Tilden • Shareholder • Farleigh Wada Witt
Trish Walsh • Shareholder • Farleigh Wada Witt
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (PDT)Wages and Hours

We will be analyzing how to comply with the various wage and hour laws with the
new remote or hybrid workplace and related best practices. In addition, we will be
reviewing latest wage and hour litigation and best practices to avoid the traps and
pitfalls, including terms and conditions for remote/hybrid employees.

Kelly Tilden • Shareholder • Farleigh Wada Witt
Trish Walsh • Shareholder • Farleigh Wada Witt

About the Trainers

Jonathon D. Himes 
Associate, Farleigh Wada Witt 

Jonathon Himes practices in several areas including litigation, employment, and financial services, enabling him to assist clients with a full-range of legal and business challenges. A former teacher, Himes leverages that same dedication, problem-solving skills, and work ethic to achieve the best results for the firm’s clients.

Himes earned his law degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he served as the Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the Indiana Law Journal and as a member of the Indiana University Nonprofit Legal Clinic. Prior to joining Farleigh Wada Witt as an associate attorney, Himes was a summer law clerk with the firm and served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Jane E. Magnus-Stinson at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the Honorable Martha L. Walters of the Oregon Supreme Court.

Outside of work, Himes enjoys traveling, trail running, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with his wife and their Siberian Husky, Izzy. 

Kimberley McGairKimberley McGair
Shareholder, Farleigh Wada Witt 

Kimberley McGair is passionate about her clients and helping them resolve their disputes. She puts herself in her clients’ shoes, stays there throughout the matter, and feels personally responsible for obtaining the best possible result for her clients, whether that’s a prompt settlement or a lengthy and complex trial. When developing a litigation strategy, McGair focuses on her client’s core objectives. Her first question is always, “What is your ultimate goal with this relationship?” From there, she works with her client to develop a litigation strategy designed to achieve that objective.

Her practice emphasizes a wide range of litigation, including business litigation, consumer law defense, real estate litigation, employment law, commercial collection and personal injury defense. McGair is an advocate for her clients and provides them with strong representation to protect their interests and help them achieve their goals as efficiently as possible.

In addition to helping people resolve disputes, McGair loves litigation because she enjoys learning about all types of businesses, from music distribution to manufacturing to lending to utilities to ski areas. She likes to unpack the mess, put a strategy to it, and resolve the conflict so that her clients can get back to doing what they do best.

McGair is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society whose membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. 

Kelly TildenKelly R. Tilden
Shareholder, Farleigh Wada Witt 

Clients trust Kelly Tilden to guide and provide smart business advice relating to all employment law issues. Kelly’s experience ranges from advising businesses on day to day employee issues to successfully defending her clients in trial and this has led her to be the Chair of the firm’s Employment Practice Group.

Tilden strives to align business needs with best legal practices for businesses of all sizes. Her practice includes advice and litigation regarding the following: hiring, negotiating and drafting of contracts, protection of trade secrets, discipline, civil rights, and wage and hour and leave laws. While employees and related problems can appear to be unique, our firm’s command of the laws and regulations will help our clients efficiently and effectively find resolution.

Prior to practicing law, Tilden traveled extensively and lived abroad and across the United States. Her work experiences, which vary from bartender, laborer, care giver, social worker at a homeless clinic and teaching former gang members, helped her develop unique insight about the workplace and a straight forward approach with her clients and in court.   

Trish A. Walsh
Shareholder, Farleigh Wada Witt 

Trish Walsh focuses in the areas of litigation and employment law, protecting clients’ interests inside and outside the courtroom.  She practices in a variety of civil litigation areas, including complex commercial, debtor-creditor, and employment, offering a broad range of services to our business and financial clients. Walsh represents clients in state and federal courts in Oregon and Washington and in arbitration and mediation. Walsh also handles appeals in the Oregon Court of Appeals.

In her employment practice, Walsh provides advice on employment issues under Oregon, Washington and federal laws. She represents employer clients in BOLI and EEOC administrative processes and in court. She also drafts, audits, and updates policy handbooks. 

Pricing Information

Early-Bird Pricing (available until Feb. 26)$349.00
Regular Pricing (available until April 16)$389.00
Late Pricing$449.00

HRCI Approved

This Program has been approved for 3.00 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). 


The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®)  criteria for recertification credit pre-approval


Continued education and training of credit union employees helps keep the Credit Union Movement vibrant and competitive in the financial marketplace. We understand this can take a significant commitment of time and money.  The Northwest Credit Union Foundation provides professional development scholarships awarding up to $1,000 per year for selected applicants.  Learn more on the  NWCUF website. 


Registration fees are non-refundable after April 20, 2021. Substitutions will be accepted by notifying NWCUA directly.

This program is open to NWCUA Member and Associate Member credit union employees only. For more information about the Northwest Credit Union Association’s HR Legal Update Seminar, or assistance with registration, please contact  Holly Miller, Programming Director.