Calendar of Events


Friday, January 23, 2015

8:45 am - 4:00 pm




Social Media & Metadata:

Major Concerns for Civil & Crimnal Lawyers


SPEAKER: Kenneth O. Kreis, J.D., a former Assistant Attorney General, State of Illinois, and a former Assistant District Attorney, 47th Judicial District, State of Texas, has engaged in the private practice of law in Idaho for more than 30 years, and has been General Manager of Technology 4 Attorneys, LLC, for the past 10 years. He teaches this program in an understandable and non-technical manner limiting the use of tech terminology as appropriate.

4.0 general and 1.0 ethics credits


Gonzaga University School of Law
721 North Cincinnati Street, Barbieri Courtroom
Spokane, Washington



9:15 am - 10:15 am Section I: Metadata Issues to Consider in Civil Cases -

General Issues in Metadata Investigations in Civil Cases; Protecting Against Metadata Disclosure of Client Files and Confidences; and Metadata Discovery in Civil Cases

10:15 am - 10:30 am MORNING BREAK

10:30 am - 11:00 am Section II: Latest Civil Cases Involving Metadata - Metadata Related Cases Affecting Civil Litigation

11:00 am - 11:30 am Section III: Latest Social Media Issues for Lawyers - Considerations for Lawyers Using Social Media

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Section IV: Social Media & Metadata Ethics

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH BREAK (On your own)


1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Section V: Using Social Media & Metadata Evidence:

Prosecution Perspective

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Section VI: Using Social Media & Metadata Evidence:

Defense Perspective

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm AFTERNOON BREAK

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Section VII: Social Media & Metadata Criminal Ethics Issues

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Section VIII: Latest Criminal Cases re: Social Media & Metadata

Cost to attend is only $99 for the entire seminar or $60 for either the morning or afternoon session. This seminar does not qualify for the SCBA CLE Passport Program as this is a co-sponsored event.




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Friday, February 6, 2015

11:45 am - 1:15 pm



11th Annual Diversity Bar Luncheon

Celebrating Black History Month



Spokane Club

1002 W. Riverside Ave.

Spokane, WA 99201



The Honorable Salvador Mendoza, Jr.

United States District Court








Registration Deadline:
5:00 pm February 2, 2015


Worth 1.0 Ethics Credit




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Friday, February 20, 2015

8:45 am - 4:45 pm



Advanced Trial and Advanced Appellate Techniques CLE



Gonzaga Univeristy School of Law

Barbieri Courtroom

721 N. Cincinnati

Spokane, WA



Organized by SCBA Trustee Geana M. VanDessel of Lee & Hayes, PLLC

and co-sponsored by the Federal Bar Association of Eastern Washington,

this informative and thought provoking seminar primises to enlighten even

the most experienced tial attorney.


Scheduled speaker to date include:


• The Honorable Richard Tallman, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

• Andrea George, Colville Confederated Tribes

• Carl Oreskovich, Etter, McMahon, Lamberson, Clary & Oreskovich PC

• Leslie Weatherhead, Lee & Hayes, PLLC

• Matt Campbell, Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington & Idaho, Spokane Office

• Rebecca Pennell, Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington & Idaho, Yakima Office


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




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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


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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