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Continuing Legal Education

Each year the CLE Committee strives to provide seminars of the highest quality, utilizing local talent while keeping registration costs at a minimum. Marla Hoskins is Chair of the 2016-2017 CLE Committee and Mark Wardrop is the Spokane County Bar Association contact for all Continuing Legal Education related issues.

We are always searching for CLE topics that interest our members and quality speakers who are willing to volunteer their time to share their expertise with colleagues. If you have a CLE topic to suggest or wish to volunteer your services to the CLE Committee, feel free to contact Mark Wardrop.

Need some audio/visual CLEs? Purchase A/V CLEs on DVD from the SCBA! The Spokane County County Bar Association has many titles available. Click the link above link for a complete list.

UPCOMING CLE SEMINARS

RESOURCES FOR YOUTH IN CRISIS

Join us for this unique seminar focused on identifying and explaining community resources, legal resources, absent resources, and substantive law that exist for Spokane’s and its surrounding area’s youth in crisis. This seminar will be broken into four one and a half hour sessions organized by age of the child and system most affecting the child; education, child welfare, and juvenile justice. This all day event will cover topics ranging from Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to IDEA and 504 statutes, from ICWA to Child Protective Services, from mental health to substance abuse. Spokane County Bar Association and Gonzaga Law are proud to host this important seminar organized by the Thomas More Scholars of 2017.

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

6.0 law legal continuing legal education
credits anticipated – pending

Check-in Coffee Service

Education System Explored – André Wicks – SPS/City of Spokane

“Blayz” – Youth in Crisis – Oscar Harris – SPS

Education System Panel (K-8) – Mike Dunn ESD101, Rowena Pineda SRHD, Lisa Lydon AGO, Stacy Wenzl SRHD, Jenn DeRuwe SPD, Bonnie Bush Juv Admin, Lynn Daggett GU Law, André Wicks SPS/City of Spokane, Oscar Harris SPS, Jason Anderson SPS, Sharon Stadelman – CCS

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

5.50 Law Legal and 0.50 ethics CLE credits pending in Washington

Join us for this informative seminar highlighting changes and trends in Family Law with an emphasis on Domestic Violence in Family Law. Family Law attorneys won’t want to miss this seminar.

SPEAKERS TOPICS:

After the Consultation: Getting the Case Started
Marla Carey Hoskins, Ewing Anderson, P.S.

Recent Changes in Federal Law That Impact Family Law Child Support
Lisa E. Brewer and Ezra Glanzer, Attorneys at Law

Drug Testing and How it Could Impact Your Family Law Case

Doug Thayer, President of ARCpoint Labs of Spokane

Expanded Perspectives of Domestic Violence in Family Law

Dennis C. Cronin of The Law Office of DC Cronin

Shaun T. Greer of Associated Industries

Judges Harold D. Clarke, III and Julie McKay of Spokane County Superior Court.

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 staff and free for G.U. Law students.

SCBA members can register using a credit card by faxing a completed registration form to (509) 477-5721 and calling Kelly Schumacker at (509) 477-2665.

2017 WASHINGTON
BUSINESS LAW OVERVIEW:
From Creation to Collection, and Everything in Between

Organized by SCBA Trustee Steve Dixson of Witherspoon Kelley, The Washington Business Law Overview 2017 – From Creation to Collection seminar will provide a variety of relevant topics applicable to businesses of all types and sizes in Washington, featuring subject matter experts in the following areas: commercial and consumer financing agreements and securitization, including litigation involving secured assets, securities regulations that apply to new businesses looking to raise initial funds, new sick leave laws in Spokane and Washington in general, bankruptcy considerations from the creditor’s perspective, and the 2016 revised Limited Liability Company Act in Washington. Attendees will come away with a greater appreciation and recognition of the legal considerations and decisions facing Washington businesses from startups to established companies. Great for attorneys, HR professionals and business owners looking to understand the legal climate in which they operate.

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

6.0 law legal continuing legal education
credits anticipated – pending

Check-in Coffee Service

Business Loan Structuring Issues

Shelley N. Ripley

Mortgage Foreclosure and Litigation Trends in Washington

Christopher G. Varallo/Michael J. Kapaun

11:00 – 12:00 Noon

Bankruptcy 101: Bankruptcy for Non-Bankruptcy Practitioners

Daniel J. Gibbons

LUNCH (On Your Own)

Spokane Sick Leave and Washington Leave Policies Update

William M. Symmes/Amy M. Mensik

Update on Washington’s New LLC Act (2016)

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 staff and free for G.U. Law students.

SCBA members can register using a credit card by faxing a completed registration form to (509) 477-5721 and calling Kelly Schumacker at (509) 477-2665.

  • March 31, 2016 – Family Law CLE – Gonzaga University School of Law – 8:30 a.m. � 4:15 p.m.

May 5. 2016 – May Bar Luncheon – Spokane Club – 12:00 p.m


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