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Seminars And Published Works

Published Works

  • A Lesson in Real Trust, King County Bar Association Bar Bulletin, July 2013
  • Telling the Truth–When Things Go Wrong, King County Bar Association Bar Bulletin, February 2011
  • The Perils of the Co-Counsel Relationship and How to Reduce Them, Washington State Bar Association Bar News, May 2010
  •  “Ethical Problems of the Class Action Practitioner”, 27 Loy.L.Rev. 1047, 1981

The article has since been widely read and referenced. A few of the references to the article include:

  1. Referenced in an “Ethics in Class Actions” presentation
  2. Cited in the concurring opinion of a Third Circuit Court of Appeals decision
  3. Cited in a Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision
  4. Mentioned in law review article, “Ethics Matters, Too: The Significance of Professional Regulation of Attorneys Fees and Costs in Mass Litigation”
  5. Cited to in law review article, “Who Should Regulate Class Action Lawyers?”
  6. Mentioned in law review article, “Solicitation in Class Action Situations”
  7. Referenced in the book, “Individual Justice in Mass Tort Litigation: The Effect of Class Actions.”

Classes And Seminars

  • Liens, & Fees & Federal Pre-Emption (Wha?), Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Ethics CLE, Seattle, November 30, 2018
  • Ethical Perils in the Probate Process, National Business Institute, Seattle Oct. 27, 2017.
  • Ethical Fee Agreements and Practices, Washington State Bar Association, 2017 Annual WSBA Solo and Small Firm Conference, Lynnwood, July 15, 2017
  • What You Don’t Know (or Do) Can Hurt You: Tips, Trips, and Lessons Concerning Employment Law Legal Malpractice Claims, Washington State Bar Association, Seattle, November 18, 2016
  • Emerging Ethics and Standard of Care Issues in Trust and Estate Practice, National Business Institute, Yakima, November 15, 2016
  • Annual Law of Lawyering Seminar, Washington State Bar Association, December 20, 2013
  • Legal Malpractice: A Primer With a Cutting Edge, National Association of Legal Secretaries, April 12, 2013
  • Ethics of Withdrawing from Representation, National Association of Legal Secretaries, January 26, 2013
  • Law Firms & Associations, Law of Lawyering Seminar, Washington State Bar Association, December 14, 2012
  • Local Counsel-Hazards of the Relationship, National Association of Legal Secretaries, March 17, 2011
  • Effective and Ethical Fee Agreements, Before the Fee Agreement, King County Bar Association, October 27, 2010
  • Ethics for the IP Attorney, Washington State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Institute, Seattle, 2009
  • Legal Ethics and Malpractice Issues for the Intellectual Property Attorney Wannabe, Washington State Bar Association, Seattle, 2008
  • Ethics: Establishing and Maintaining the Attorney-Client Relationship, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, Seattle, 2008 Ethics: Establishing and Maintaining the Attorney-Client Relationship
  • It’s Not Just Microsoft!, Washington State Bar Association, Employment Law Seminar, Washington State Bar Association, Employment Law Seminar, 2000
  • Employment Law Seminar, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 2000
  • Rule 11: Its Use and Abuse, and Implications for Professionalism, King County Bar Association, 1998 – 1999  The Use and Abuse of FRCP 11
  • ERISA Subrogation, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 1998 ERISA Subrogation: A Practitioner’s Primer
  • Chairperson, Subrogation, King County Bar Association, 1998