Calendar of Events


Friday, March 6, 2015

9:00 am - 5:00 pm



Sixth Annual SCBA Indian Law Conference



Gonzaga Univeristy School of Law

Barbieri Courtroom

721 N. Cincinnati

Spokane, WA


7.0 General Credits anticipated


Organized by the SCBA Indian Law Section and hosted by: Gonzaga University School of Law, Gonzaga Native American Law Students Association, and the Spokane County Bar Association Indian Law Section.


8:50 - 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Why the Restatement of Indian Law Matters to

Everyday Practitioners, Professor Matthew L.M. Fletcher,

Michigan State University School of Law

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. MORNING BREAK

10:45 - 12:00 p.m. Federal, Tribal, and State Court Relations Senior Judge William Canby, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit Chief Justice Barbara Madsen,

Washington Supreme Court, Chief Judge Theresa Pouley, Tulalip Tribal Court

12:00 - 12:15 p.m. TRANSITION BREAK

(walk to Herak Room in McCarthey Athletic Center)

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Keynote Presentation -

Reflections from the Bench: Insights on Crucial Indian Law Decisions -

Senior Judge William Canby, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

1:30 - 1:45 p.m. TRANSITION BREAK

(walk to back to Gonzaga Law School)

1:45 - 3:15 p.m. Current Northwest Natural Resource Issues: In-Stream Flows, Water Quality, and Fish Consumption Rates Ted C. Knight, Spokane Tribe of Indians
Shannon Work, Shannon D. Work, PC, Rachel Pascal Osborne, Gonzaga University

3:15 - 3:30 p.m. AFTERNOON BREAK

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Treaty Rights in the 21st Century: Indian Treaties and International ContextPaul Lumley, Executive Director, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
D.R. Michele, Executive Director, Upper Columbia United Tribes

5:00 p.m. Adjourn; SCBA Indian Law Section meeting and social.

Cost to attend is only $170-SCBA members, $185-non-SCBA members, $130-tribal attorneys, tribal judicial, government, legal aid and SCBA YLD Attorneys; $50-staff.



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Friday, March 6, 2015

12:15 - 1:30 pm



March Bar Luncheon



The Herak Club

801 N. Cincinnati St.

Lowe Level of the McCarthy Athletic Center



The March Bar Luncheon will be on March 6, 2015 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at
the Herak Club, 801 N. Cincinnati St., Lower Level of the McCarthey Athletic Center.
$20.00 for members and $25.00 for non-members, which will be a buffet and
includes tax and tip. The buffet will include stuffed chicken breasts, berry delicious salad, italian style angel hair pasta,



Reflections on a Career of Indian Law Decisions




Registration Deadline is March 3, 2015.



Worth 1.0 General Credit



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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

5:30 pm



An Evening Celebration Professionalism

Smithmoore P. Myers Professionalism Awards


Bevery L. Anderson


Hon. Richard J. Schroeder, Ret.


Frederick G. Emery, II, and James J. Workland

for 50 years in the practice of law.




The Spokane Club

1002 W. Riverside Ave.

Grand Georgian Ballroom



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Dinner 6:30 pm


$58.00 per Person


Please RSVP no later than 5:00 pm, Friday March 20, 2015


Reservation not guaranteed without paid RSVP




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Friday, April 17, 2015

1:00 - 5:00 pm



Firearms Law CLE



Spokane County Commissioners Hearing Room

1026 W. Broadway Ave. Lower Level

Spokane, WA 99201


3.75 General Credits


With gun laws and gun control on the news regularly, as well as the passage of Initiative 594, firearmsv law is on the forefront of the public conscience. This timely seminar discusses the public's right to bear arms, concealed carry laws and pitfalls, self defense and the duty-to-retreat rules, as well as the “Stand Your Ground” laws and the use of deadly force and when deadly force is justified.

Speakers & Topics:


Overview of Washington Law Concerning Concealed Carry; Use of Deadly Force for non-Law Enforcement Officers; Case Law: Precedence and Updates -

Mark S. Knapp, Attorney at Law

Restoration of Gun Rights - Dean T. Chuang,

Crary, Clark, Domanico & Chuang, P.S.

Self Defense, Use of Deadly Force, and Concealed Carry Laws

Tony Hazel, DPA - Spokane County Prosecutor's Office

Cost to attend is only $80 for SCBA members, $95 for non-SCBA members, $55 for government, legal aid and SCBA YLD Attorneys, $5 staff and students.



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