What is a prehearing conference?
(1) A prehearing conference is a formal proceeding conducted on the record by an ALJ to prepare for a hearing. The ALJ must record the prehearing conference using audio recording equipment (such as a digital recorder or tape recorder).
(2) An ALJ may conduct the prehearing conference in person, by telephone conference call, or in any other manner acceptable to the parties. Your attendance is mandatory.
(3) You may lose the right to participate during the hearing if you do not attend the prehearing conference.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.020
. WSR 11-04-074, § 388-02-0195, filed 1/31/11, effective 3/3/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.020
. WSR 00-18-059, § 388-02-0195, filed 9/1/00, effective 10/2/00.]