Ethics Afternoon Program

Published by Washington State Association for Justice


Summary

ETHICS in Seattle
Chairpersons: DEBORAH NELSON & JIM HOLLAND
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015 • SEATTLE
A/V ACTIVITY ID: 1014079
AFTERNOON PROGRAM – 2.75
12:20-12:30 Afternoon Welcome
Deborah Nelson, Seattle Attorney & Jim Holland, Mercer Island, Attorney
12:30-1:00 Candor to the Court: Avoiding behavior that can hurt you or your client.
Judge Bruce Hilyer (ret.), Hilyer Dispute Resolution, Seattle
1:00-1:30 Watch Out for Red Flags: The importance of selection in picking your clients and cases.
Roxanne Eberle, Bellevue Attorney
1:30-1:50 Forms and Tips on Fee Agreements. Sou Bounlutay, Seattle Attorney
1:50-2:05 Break
2:05-2:20 Solicitation and Advertising: How far can you go to get a client. Anne Seidel, Seattle Attorney
2:20-2:45 Liens and Subrogation: What you must know to protect your clients and yourself.
Brad Fulton, Everett Attorney
2:45-3:30 Ethics Opinions from the Courts and WSBA: A review of recent ethics opinions.
Barbara Rhoads-Weaver, Vashon Attorney
Jeanne Marie Clavere, Professional Responsibility Counsel, WSBA Office of General Counsel

Presenters
Deborah M. Nelson
Deborah Nelson is a magna cum laude graduate of Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia, and of the University of Cincinnati College of Law where she was a member of the Moot Court Honor Board. She is a partner in the Seattle law...More
James J. Holland
Jim Holland, Jr. is a graduate of the University of Washington (BBA 1999) and the Willamette University College of Law (JD 2002) where he served as Articles Editor of the Willamette Law Review. He formerly practiced at Perkins Coie in Seattle, and...More
Bruce W. Hilyer
Judge Bruce W. Hilyer (Ret.) was appointed to the King County Superior Court in July, 2000 and served 3 terms until January 13, 2013. Prior to being appointed to the Superior Court bench, Judge Hilyer began his legal career as a King County Deputy...More
Roxanne Eberle
Roxanne Eberle owns and operates the law firm of Wild Sky Law Group, PLLC, in Bellevue Washington, focusing on plaintiff's personal injury and consumer bankruptcy cases. Prior to being licensed and starting her law firm in 2009, Roxanne was a...More
Souphavady Bounlutay
I was born in Laos after the end of the Vietnam War. My mother and I escaped on a boat across the Mekong River when I was eight years old. When we finally came to the United States, we were sponsored by a family in Idaho. We were one of three Laos...More
Anne I. Seidel
ANNE I. SEIDEL represents lawyers on legal ethics issues, bar grievances and disciplinary proceedings. She also serves as an expert witness on legal ethics and professional responsibility. Anne is the former Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the...More
Bradford J. Fulton
BRADFORD J. FULTON is a shareholder in Carter & Fulton, P.S., with offices in both Everett and Seattle. His practice is limited to personal injury litigation, with primary emphasis on automobile accident, product liability, premises liability and...More
Barb Rhoads-Weaver
Barb Rhoads-Weaver is a solo practitioner at Sustainable Law, PLLC. Barb focuses her practice on civil litigation, representing plaintiffs. Barb also helps small businesses and nonprofits with their legal needs. Before opening her own firm, Barb...More
Jeanne Marie Clavere
JEANNE MARIE CLAVERE is a 1987 graduate of the University Of Puget Sound School Of Law (now Seattle University School of Law). Prior to earning her law degree she received a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University in Chicago. In...More

Originally Published

December 16, 2015


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Ethics Book
  • Candor to the Court: Avoiding behavior that can hurt you or your client. - Video
  • Watch Out for Red Flags: The importance of selection in picking your clients and cases - Video
  • Forms and Tips on Fee Agreements - Video
  • Solicitation and Advertising: How far can you go to get a client - Video
  • Liens and Subrogation: What you must know to protect your clients and yourself - Video
  • Ethics Opinions from the Courts and WSBA: A review of recent ethics opinions - Video

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like.


Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.


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