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2019 Insurance Law CLE: Recharge Your Insurance Law Practice

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Date Published

May 8, 2019

Publisher

Washington State Association for Justice

Subjects

Insurance Law

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2019 Insurance Law CLE:
Recharge Your Insurance Law Practice Chairpersons: Janelle Carney and Micah LeBank
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Westin Hotel, Seattle and via webcast

8:20-8:30 Welcome and Opening
Chairpersons Janelle Carney, GLP Attorneys PS Inc, Spokane & Micah LeBank, Connelly Law Offices, Tacoma
8:30-9:00 IFCA in the Wake of Perez-Cristanos
Isaac Ruiz
9:00-9:30 Homeowners' Bad Faith
Mike Watkins, Law Offices of Michael T. Watkins, Seattle
9:30-10:00 Looking at 3rd Party Bad Faith
Micah LeBank, Connelly Law Offices, Tacoma
10:00-10:30 Identifying UIM Bad Faith in an MVA
Sara Maleki, GLP Attorneys PS Inc, Spokane
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Discovery in a UIM Bad Faith Case
Jeff Comstock, GLP Attorneys PS Inc, Seattle
Scott Shawver, GLP Attorneys PS Inc, Seattle
11:30-12:00 Amicus Update
WSAJ Amicus Co-Coordinators Dan Huntington, Richter-Wimberley PS, Spokane & Valerie McOmie, Valerie McOmie, Attorney at Law, Camas
12:00-12:45 Lunch (box lunches included in tuition)
12:45-1:15 A Guide to PIP
Janelle Carney, GLP Attorneys PS Inc, Spokane
1:15-1:45 Are Risk Pools Insurance?
Phil Talmadge, Talmadge/Fitzpatrick, Seattle
1:45-2:15 A Defense Attorney's Perspective on Bad Faith
Mary Owen, Mary E. Owen Consulting and Mediation Services, Seattle
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:00 Trying the IFCA/CPA/Bad Faith Case
Gary Williams, Williams Law Office, Quilcene
3:00-3:30 How to Behave When the Defense Doesn't
The Honorable Deborah Senn, Deborah Senn Law Offices, Seattle
3:30-4:00 Using Experts in Bad Faith Cases
Steve Strzelec, Strzelec Consulting Services, Seattle

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Presenters

Janelle M. Carney
GLP Attorneys

Janelle M. Carney is the Managing Shareholder for the Spokane and Tri-Cities offices of GLP Attorneys. She has been a proud... Read More

Jeff Comstock

Jeff Comstock is an Associate Attorney working out of the Seattle office of GLP Attorneys. He has been a proud WSAJ EAGLE... Read More

Daniel E. Huntington
Richter-Wimberley, P.S.

Dan Huntington is a Spokane lawyer. Dan received his B.A. degree from Gonzaga University, and his J.D. degree from Boalt... Read More

Micah LeBank
Connelly Law Offices

Micah’s practice focuses on representing individuals and families who have suffered serious injury or loss in a variety of... Read More

Sara Maleki
Graham Lundberg Peschel

Sara Maleki is an Associate Attorney in the Spokane office of Graham Lundberg Peschel.Prior to joining GLP, Sara was an... Read More

Valerie McOmie
Attorney At Law

Valerie McOmie is a lawyer from Camas, Washington, in Clark County. Valerie received her B.A. from the University of... Read More

Mary E. Owen, Esq.
Principal - Mary Owen Consulting

Ms. Owen has been practicing law in Washington State for over 35 years. The focus of her practice has been in the area of... Read More

Isaac Ruiz

Isaac Ruiz recently launched the Plaintiff Litigation Group in Pioneer Square, Seattle. Before that, he was a partner with... Read More

Hon. Deborah Senn

Deborah Senn served two terms as Washington’s seventh insurance commissioner (1993-2001) and served as the first woman... Read More

Scott Shawver

Scott is an Associate Attorney for the Seattle office of GLP Attorneys. He has been a proud EAGLE member since 2012. Scott... Read More

Steve Strzelec

Stephen L. Strzelec worked at State Farm for over 17 years, spending his last 8 years at State Farm as the Auto/Fire Section... Read More

Phillip A. Talmadge

PHIL TALMADGE is a graduate of West Seattle High School as a National Merit scholar. He has a B.A. (magna cum laude) from... Read More

Michael Watkins

Michael Watkins was admitted to the California State Bar in 1978 and the Washington State Bar in 1983. He has held various... Read More

Gary Williams
Williams Law Office

Gary Williams first encountered insurance claims when he went to work at Safeco in 1968. He then attended University of Puget... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Insurance Law CLE - Paper
IFCA in the Wake of Perez-Cristanos
Homeowners' Bad Faith
Looking at 3rd Party Bad Faith
Identifying UIM Bad Faith in an MVA
Discovery in a UIM Bad Faith Case
Amicus Update
A Guide to PIP
Are Risk Pools Insurance?
A Defense Attorney's Perspective on Bad Faith
Trying the IFCA/CPA/Bad Faith Case
How to Behave When the Defense Doesn't
Using Experts in Bad Faith Cases
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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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How to Attend

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Technical Requirements
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