Auto Cases 2016: Tuning-up Your Auto Practice

Date: 05/04/2016

Auto Cases 2016:  Tuning-up Your Auto Practice

Chairpersons:  Terry Abeyta & Kristi McKennon

May 4, 2016
Westin Hotel, Seattle

6.00 Law & Legal CLE Credits approved until May 4, 2021

         8:20-8:30    Welcome and Introductions
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Terry Abeyta, Seminar Co-chair, Abeyta Nelson, Yakima
Kristi McKennon, Seminar Co-chair, Flynn Merriman McKennon, Kennewick

         8:30-9:00    Dealing with the MechanicBuilding Good Relationships with Doctors
Jay Flynn, Flynn Merriman McKennon, Kennewick

         9:00-9:30    Looking Under the Hood in Your First Party Claim: Common PIP & UIM Issues
Ann Rosato/Mallory Allen, Peterson Wampold Rosato Luna Knopp, Seattle

       9:30-10:00    Defensive Driving – Dealing with Common Defenses:Comparative Negligence/Speed/Alcohol
Molly Crowley, Rush, Hannula, Harkins & Kyler, Tacoma

     10:00-10:15    Break

     10:15-10:45    Kicking Tires in the Initial Client Interview
Celia Rivera, Rivera Law Offices, Olympia

     10:45-11:15    Checking the Odometer for Pre-Existing Conditions: Degenerative Changes/Vulnerable Clients
Tara Eubanks, The Budlong Law Firm, Edmonds

     11:15-11:45    Turning the Wrench on Subrogation Issues – PIP/Group; Medical/DSHS
Steve Shaw, Shaw Legal Solutions, Seattle

       11:45-1:15    LUNCH

         1:15-1:45    Starting the Engine in Communications with the Adjuster
J.D. Smith, Ward Smith, Seattle

         1:45-2:15    20-Point InspectionApplying IFCA to Auto Cases
Deborah Nelson, Nelson Boyd, Seattle

         2:15-2:45    Is it Time for an Oil Change? MAR or District Court
David Bufalini, David A. Bufalini, P.S., Inc., Tacoma

         2:45-3:00    Break

         3:00-3:30    Need a Lift to the Repair Shop? Dealing with Uber and other ride sharing companies
Pat LePley, LePley Law Firm, Bellevue

         3:30-4:00    Reaching the Winner’s CircleSpotlight on Record-Setting UIM Award
Terry Abeyta, Abeyta Nelson, Yakima

         4:00-4:30    Closing the Deal:  When (and When Not) to Use Mediation in Auto Cases
John Cooper, Attorney at Law, Seattle, affiliated with Washington Arbitration & Mediation Services
Judge Paris Kallas, Judicial Dispute Resolution, Seattle

         4:30-5:00    Increasing Your Mileage: How to Deal with Arbitration Appeals
Sunshine Bradshaw, Premier Law Group, Bellevue

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