2014 WSAJ Annual Convention - Tort Law Seminar

Published by Washington State Association for Justice


2014 WSAJ Annual Convention
Chairpersons: Kristina McKennon & Greg Price
Thursday, July 17 - Sunday, July 20, 2014
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA
WSBA Activity ID: 386750
Recorded Saturday, July 19, 2014

Tort Law Update with Chair Victoria Vreeland – 3.0 CLE credits
8:00-8:05 Welcome & Introductions – Convention Chairs, Kristi McKennon & Greg Price and Tort Law Update Chair, Victoria Vreeland
8:10-9:00 Recent Appellate Decisions - Bryan P. Harnetiaux and George M. Ahrend
9:00-9:30 Creating Enforceable Covenants Not to Sue - Lincoln C. Beauregard
9:30-9:55 BREAK
9:55-10:30 Limiting Recreational Use Immunity - John Budlong
10:30-11:00 MAR Update & Limiting the Effects of Berryman on Recoveries - Shannon M. Kilpatrick
11:00-11:30 Upholding Witness Exclusion for Defense Discovery Violations – the Burnet Factors - Todd W. Gardner

Victoria L. Vreeland
Victoria L. Vreeland is a trial lawyer who has been in practice since 1976. In 2011, after 28 years as a partner in a major firm in Seattle, she started her own firm, Vreeland Law PLLC. Her firm has been named in Best Law Firms in America for 2014....More
Bryan P. Harnetiaux
Bryan P. Harnetiaux is a Spokane lawyer. He is also a playwright. Since mid-1982, he has been a Coordinator for the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (WSTLA) Amicus Committee, succeeded in 1999 by the WSTLA Foundation Amicus Committee, and...More
George M. Ahrend
George Ahrend’s practice focuses on appellate litigation, handling appeals and consulting on appellate matters in state and federal courts throughout the state of Washington. He is a member of Ahrend Albrecht PLLC, which has offices in Ephrata and...More
Lincoln Beauregard
Lincoln C. Beauregard practices with the Connelly Law Offices, whereabouts, in 2006, he was the first attorney to join the recently formed firm along with Mr. Connelly. After graduating from the University of Washington Law School and prior to...More
John Budlong
The Budlong Law Firm represents seriously injured people in lawsuits against corporations, insurance companies, government entities, and medical institutions. John Budlong was graduated from the University of Washington law school in 1982 and is...More
Shannon Kilpatrick
Shannon M. Kilpatrick practices at DawsonBrownPS in Seattle. She focuses her practice on substantial personal injury claims, wrongful death, insurance coverage disputes, and claims involving insurer misconduct. She also consults on and handles...More
Todd W. Gardner
Todd W. Gardner is a partner in the firm of Swanson Gardner, located in Renton, Washington. His practice is limited to personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Mr. Gardner received his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of...More

Originally Published

July 19, 2014

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Tort Law Seminar - Paper
  • Recent Appellate Decisions - Video
  • Recent Appellate Decisions - Audio
  • Creating Enforceable Covenants Not to Sue - Video
  • Creating Enforceable Covenants Not to Sue - Audio
  • Limiting Recreational Use Immunity - Video
  • Limiting Recreational Use Immunity - Audio
  • MAR Update & Limiting the Effects of Berryman on Recoveries - Video
  • MAR Update & Limiting the Effects of Berryman on Recoveries - Audio
  • Upholding Witness Exclusion for Defense Discovery Violations – the Burnet Factors - Video
  • Upholding Witness Exclusion for Defense Discovery Violations – the Burnet Factors - Audio

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