Calendar of Events

 

November 7, 2014

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

 

November Bar Luncheon

 

LOCATION:

 

Spokane Club

Georgian Room

1002 W Riverside Ave

Spokane, WA

 

 

COST: $16.95- Members

$20 - Non-memeber

 

Lunch will be a buffet to include your choice from two entrees, fresh veegetables, dessert, and coffee, pop, or iced tea, and includes tax and tip.

 

PLEASE TAKE TIME TO PRE-REGISTER and avoid that long, last minute lineup.

 

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Thursday November 13, 2014

8:45 am - 4:30 pm

 

The Legalization of Marijuana

and Resulting Legal Implications

 

LOCATION:

 

Gonzaga Univeristy School of Law

Barbieri Courtroom

721 N. Cincinnati

Spokane, WA

 

Organized by SCBA Trustee and Superior Court Commissioner Julie M. McKay, this highly informative and insightful seminar, which will headline Alison Holcomb and Chris Marr, two of the key individuals involved with Initiative 502, as well as several local attorneys who practice in areas of law affected by the new marijuana laws.

 

SCHEDULED TOPICS & SPEAKERS: Initiative 502: Past History, Current Issues and Future Expectations – Alison Holcomb, Criminal Justice Director, ACLU – Washington and Chris Marr, Board Member of the

Washington Liquor Control Board; Current Misconceptions of both Medical and Recreational Marijuana, plus The Federal Threat – Frank L. Cikutovich of the Stiley & Cikutovich, PLLC;The Marijuana Law's Impact on DUI Laws in Washington – Dean T. Chuang of the Crary, Clark & Domanico, P.S.; The Prosecution of Marijuana Related Crimes – TBA; Marijuana and Your Employer – Michelle K. Fossum of the Michelle K. Fossum, P.S.; Representing the Herbal Entrepreneur – TBA.

 

Cost to attend is only $125 for SCBA members, $140 for non-SCBA members, $90 for government, legal aid and SCBA YLD Attorneys; $15 for students and staff.

 

 

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

8:45 am - 4:30 pm

 

The Comprehensive Employment Law CLE

 

LOCATION:

 

Gonzaga Univeristy School of Law

Barbieri Courtroom

721 N. Cincinnati

Spokane, WA

 

 

Organized by SCBA Trustee William M. Symmes of Witherspoon Kelley, this thorough and engaging seminar will address many of the legal facets of employment law facing you and your clients today. Mr. Symmes has enlisted his colleagues at the Witherspoon Kelley law firm in the production of this seminar.

 

TOPICS & SPEAKERS: Employment Law Review and Preview: Key legal developments and case law in the past year, and previewing upcoming key developments and case law – Amy M. Mensik; Social Media and Impacts on the Workplace – William M. Symmes; Drafting Effective Severance and Confidentiality Agreements - Avoiding EEOC Challenges – Michael F. Nienstedt; Understanding Washington Leave Laws – Kimberly A. Kamel; Federal Whistleblower Laws administered by the Department of Labor, including the necessary elements, available damages, available defenses, and the forum options – Matthew W. Daley; and Peter D. Svennungsen will talk on a subject currently being developed.

 

Cost to attend is only $130 for SCBA members, $145 for non-SCBA members, $95 for government, legal aid and SCBA YLD Attorneys; $15 for students and staff.

 

 

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

8:45 am - 4:30 pm

 

 

 

Not - So - Unlikely Bed Fellows:

Personal Injury Litigation and Estates/Trusts/Guardianships

 

LOCATION:

 

Gonzaga Univeristy School of Law

Barbieri Courtroom

721 N. Cincinnati

Spokane, WA

 

 

Organized by SCBA Trustee Carol J. Hunter and John Allison of Eymann Allison Hunter Jones, P.S., this thought provoking and clever seminar will help navigate you through the complexities and overlapping issues involved with Personal Injury Litigation and Estates, Trusts and Guardianships.

 

TOPICS & SPEAKERS: When the Client's World Caves In: Suddenly Diminished Capacity, A Case Study in Ethics – John Allison of Eymann Allison Hunter Jones, P.S.; Special Needs Trusts in Personal Injury Cases – Michael J. Bresson of Bresson Law Offices; Case Law/Statute Update – Estates / Trusts – Stefanie R. Taylor of Randall Danskin P.S.; Case Law/Statute Update – Personal Injury – J.J. Thompson of Layman Law Firm, PLLP; Beware the Taxman: When Part of Your Client's Settlement Belongs to the IRS – William O. Etter of Witherspoon Kelley; So You Want to be a SGAL?: The Nuts and Bolts of the Settlement Guardian ad Litem – James V. Woodard, Attorney at Law; and At Arm's Length: The competing roles of the lawyer, Guardian ad Litem, and Mediator – Kathleen H. Paukert of Paukert & Troppmann, PLLC and Paul L. Kirkpatrick of Kirkpatrick & Startzel, P.S.

 

Cost to attend is only $130 for SCBA members, $145 for non-SCBA members, $95 for government, legal aidand SCBA YLD Attorneys; $15 for students and staff.

 

 

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