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The Washington State Association for Justice 2022 Annual Convention

The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) is the oldest and largest civil justice advocacy organization in the Pacific Northwest.
 

Wednesday, September 28

2.5 Law & Legal, 1.5 Ethics CLE Credits


12:50–12:55PM  Welcome from Co-Chairs
     Elizabeth Hanley, Schroeter Goldmark Bender
     Edward Moore, Stritmatter Kessler Koehler Moore

 12:55–1:00  Introduction of Civil Rights Deskbook Editors
     Sergio Garcidue├▒as-Sease & Kaitlin Wright, Schroeter Goldmark Bender

 1:00–3:30  Civil Rights Deskbook Release and Presentation from the Authors

 3:30–4:00  Break

 4:00–5:30  ETHICS 
     Patricia Lally, Lead Consultant Racial Equity Works

 5:30–6:30  Diversity/WOW/LGBTQ+ Reception Sponsored by OSC Vocational Systems @ Bell Harbor
 6:30–9:30  Convention Welcome Party @ Seattle Aquarium
 

 Thursday, September 23

 6.25 Law & Legal CLE Credits

 7:25–8:25AM  Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

 8:25–8:30  Welcome from Co-Chairs
     Elizabeth Hanley, Schroeter Goldmark Bender
     Edward Moore, Stritmatter Kessler Koehler Moore

 8:30–9:30  National Speaker
     Carl Douglas, Douglas Hicks Law

 9:30–10:30  National Speaker
     Micha Star Liberty, Liberty Law

 10:30–11:00  Break

 11:00AM–12:00PM  Auto Cases Involving Uber/Lyft Panel
     Erica Buckley, Buckley & Associates
     Michael Maxwell, Maxwell Graham, P.S.
     Corrie Yackulic, Corrie Yackulic Law Firm PLLC

 12:00–2:00  Annual Meeting & Awards Lunch (WSAJ Members only)

 2:00–2:45  Amicus Update
     Daniel Huntington, Amicus Co-Coordinator, Richter-Wimberley, P.S.
     Valerie McOmie, Amicus Co-Coordinator, Valerie McOmie, Attorney at Law 

 2:45–3:30PM  Update on Driverless Cars
     Daniel Hinkle, Senior State Affairs Counsel, American Association for Justice 

 3:30–3:45  Break

 3:45–4:30  How to Obtain Trial Skills Faster and with Less Pain. Why Don't They Teach you in Law School?
     Bob Dawson, DawsonBrown, P.S. 

 4:30–5:30  Speaker TBD

 5:30–7:30 Sunset Reception @ Bell Harbor
 8:30pm Ringler After Party @ Kell’s Irish Pub with live karaoke band, Rock Bot
 

 Friday, September 24

 3 Law & Legal CLE Credits

 7:25–8:25AM  Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

 8:25–8:30  Welcome from Co-Chairs
     Elizabeth Hanley, Schroeter Goldmark Bender
     Edward Moore, Stritmatter Kessler Koehler Moore

 8:30–9:30 An Update from the Other Washington
     Linda Lipsen, CEO, American Association for Justice

 9:30–10:00  Topic TBD
     Vanessa Oslund, Bergman Draper Oslund Udo, PLLC

 10:00–10:45  L & I (Subrogation)
     Rachel Hamar & Bill Hochberg, Hochberg & Hamar, PLLC

 10:45–11:15  Mimosa Break

 11:15AM–12:00PM  Wrongful Death
    Jason Amala & Patrick Brown, Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC

 12:00  Close – see you next year!

 12:30  WSAJ Board of Governors Meeting
  • September, 28, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
  • Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121

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