Committees 2017 - 2018

WSAJ standing committees assist the WSAJ Board of Governors to develop policies and carry out programs. All committee members and leaders are appointed by the WSAJ President for a one year term starting on Aug.1st and ending on July 31st the following year.

Awards Committee
CLE Steering Committee
Court Rules Committee
Development Committee
Diversity Committee
Executive Committee
Health PACT Taskforce
Holly Ball
Judicial Relations Committee
Legislative Steering Committee
Making Good Law Committee
New Member Committtee
Nominations Committee
Public Affairs Committee
Trial News
Washington Pattern Instruction (WPI) Committee

 

Awards Committee

Chair
Patricia E. Anderson

Luvera Law Firm
701 5th Ave Ste 6700
Seattle WA 98104-7016
(206) 467-6090
patricia@luveralawfirm.com

Members
Mallory C. Allen
Cydney Campbell Webster
Darrell L. Cochran
William L. Dixon V
Scott W. Edwards
Tara L. Eubanks
Micah R. LeBank
Ann H. Rosato
Victoria L. Vreeland
Mark C. Wagner

CLE Steering Committee

Vice President
Elizabeth Woody Lindquist

Lindquist Law, PLLC
2825 Eastlake Ave E Ste 210
Seattle, WA 98102-3085
(206) 709-7700
woody@lindquistlaw.net

Second Vice President
Jeffrey D. Boyd, Esq.

Nelson Boyd, PLLC
411 Univeristy St Ste 1200
Seattle, WA 98101-2519
(206) 971-7601
boyd@nelsonboydlaw.com

Members
Morgan Adams
Robert D. Bohm
Joshua L. Brothers
Elizabeth Calora*
Virginia L. DeCosta
Catherine J. Fleming
Kristine Grelish
Edward K. Le
Susan Machler
Amanda E. Peters
Paul Michael Veillon
Shashi Vijay
John D. Webber*
Ada Ko Wong
Gemma N. Zanowski
*Convention Co-Chair

Court Rules Committee

Chair
Jane Morrow

Otorowski, Morrow & Golden, PLLC
298 Winslow Way W
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-2510
(206) 842-1000
jm@medilaw.com

Vice Chair
Peter Erik Meyers

Swanson Gardner Meyers, PLLC
4512 Talbot Rd S
Renton, WA 98055-6216
(425) 226-7920
peter@swansongardnermeyers.com

Members
Ian S. Birk
Thomas J. Breen
Jeffrey A. Damasiewicz
James Robert Dixon
Scott W. Edwards
Cheryl Farrish
Kenneth R. Friedman
Kathleen Garvin
Andrew Hoyal
Gary Manca
Daniel M. McLafferty
Betsylew R. Miale-Gix
Kyle C. Olive
Cheryl L. Snow
H. Douglas Spruance, III
Lish Whitson
Chong H. Ye

Development Committee

Vice President
John D. Allison

Eymann Allison Hunter Jones PS
2208 W 2nd Ave
Spokane, WA 99201-5417
(509) 747-0101
jdallison@eahjlaw.com

Second Vice President
Elizabeth Hanley
Reed, Longyear, Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC
801 2nd Ave Ste 1415
Seattle, WA 98104-1517
(206) 624-6271
ehanley@reedlongyearlaw.com

Members
David P. Abeyta
Jason P. Amala
Alisa R. Brodkowitz
David A. Brown
Stephen L. Bulzomi
Marshall Casey
Megan L. Chang-Ngaruiya
Tara L. Eubanks
Michael William Montgomery
Kathryn N. Potvin
Lee Stewart Thomas
JJ Thompson
Lara Ann Wilcox
Jonathan K. Winemiller

Diversity Committee

Co-Chair
Hardeep S. Rekhi
Rekhi & Wolk, P.S.
529 Warren Ave N Ste 201
Seattle, WA 98109-4527
(206) 388-5887
hardeep@rekhiwolk.com

Co-Chair
Catherine J. Fleming
Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Koehler Moore
3600 15th Ave W Ste 300
Seattle, WA 98119-1330
(206) 448-1777
catherine@stritmatter.com

Members
Nikhil Bavariya
Lisa Benedetti
Sergio Garciduenas-Sease
Rachel Luke
Sara Maleki
Diego Alonso Rondon Ichikawa
Mina Shahin
Laurie Yasuko Shiratori
Jason Skuda
Kagnar Som
Victor J. Torres
Linda Diem Tran
Damisi Velasquez
Ada Ko Wong
Chong H. Ye
Jongwon Yi

Executive Committee

Chair
Darrell L. Cochran
Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC
911 Pacific Ave Ste 200
Tacoma, WA 98402-4413
(253) 777-0799
Darrell@pcvalaw.com

Members
John Allison
Dominic L. Bacetich
Kathryn C. Comfort
William L. Dixon V
Elizabeth Woody Lindquist
Kristina L.J. McKennon
Gregory Price
Elizabeth M. Quick
Hardeep Rekhi
Celia M. Rivera
Ann H. Rosato

Ex-Officio
James Beck
Jeffrey D. Boyd, Esq.
Mark D. Kamitomo
Amie Peters
Victoria L. Vreeland
John Webber

Health PACT Taskforce

Thomas B. Vertetis
Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC
911 Pacific Ave Ste 200
Tacoma, WA 98402-4413
(253) 777-0799
tom@pcvalaw.com

Holly Ball

Co-Chairs
Nathan & Carly Roberts
Connelly Law Offices
2301 N 30th St
Tacoma, WA 98403-3322
(253) 593-5100
nroberts@connelly-law.com

Judicial Relations Committee

Vice President
Hardeep S. Rekhi
Rekhi & Wolk, P.S.
529 Warren Ave N Ste 201
Seattle, WA 98109-4527
(206) 388-5887
hardeep@rekhiwolk.com

Second Vice President
Katherine L. Mason
KL Mason, PLLC
4711 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103-6515
(206) 298-5212
katherine@klmason.com

Members
Matthew C. Albrecht
Mallory C. Allen
Dominic L. Bacetich
Allen D. Brecke
Thomas J. Breen
Elizabeth Calora
Jeffrey J. Donchez
Colleen Durkin Peterson
Cheryl Farrish
Michael J. Fisher
Randolph I. Gordon
Megan E. Hale
Rachel Vera Hamar
Jeffery M. Jacobs
Garth L. Jones
Shannon M. Kilpatrick
Mark Leemon
Sean Bennet Malcolm
Deborah L. Martin
Daniel M. McLafferty
Elizabeth Jean McLafferty
Bryce Patrick McPartland
Vincent Thomas Nappo
Kyle C. Olive
Karen M. Phillips
Bryan Allen Prince-Olsen
Brandon L. Rich
Rebecca J. Roe
Ann H. Rosato
Breckan C.L. Scott
Christopher L. Thayer
JJ Thompson
Carrie D. Umland
Rafael Urquia
Loyd James Willaford

Legislative Steering Committee

Vice President
Gregory E. Price
Law Offices Of Gregory E. Price, P.S.
605 E McLoughlin Blvd # 202
Vancouver, WA 98663-3358
(360) 828-5879
greg@priceinjurylaw.com

Second Vice President
Colleen Durkin Peterson
Holman Law, PLLC
4041 Ruston Way Ste 101
Tacoma, WA 98402-5300
(253) 627-1866
cdp@theholmanlawfirm.com

Members
Andrew N. Ackley
Dominic L. Bacetich
Robert D. Bohm
Marshall Casey
Darrell L. Cochran
William L. Dixon V
Amanda H. DuBois
Elizabeth Hanley
William D. Hochberg
Mark D. Kamitomo
Charles A. Kimbrough
David W. Lauman
Elizabeth LePley
Patrick H. LePley
Elizabeth Woody Lindquist
Judith A. Lonnquist
Katherine L. Mason
Douglas M. Palmer
Amie C. Peters
Michael T. Pfau
Rebecca J. Roe
Isaac Ruiz
H. Douglas Spruance, III
Lee Stewart Thomas
Thomas B. Vertetis
Sandra E. Widlan
Jesse A. Wing

Making Good Law Committee

Chair
James L. Holman

Holman Law, PLLC
PO Box 1338
Tacoma, WA 98401-1338
(253) 627-1866
jlholman@jameslholman.com

Vice Chair
Christopher Eric Love

Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC
911 Pacific Ave Ste 200
Tacoma, WA 98402-4413
(253) 777-0799
chris@pcvalaw.com

Members
Patricia E. Anderson
James Walter Beck
Darrell L. cochran
Benjamin Peter Compton
Colleen Durkin Peterson
Leonard J. Feldman
Tyler Goldberg-Hoss
Lindsay L. Halm
Elizabeth Hanley
Jessica F. Holman Duthie
Andrew Hoyal
Daniel R. Laurence
Deborah L. Martin
Rebecca J. Roe
Isaac Ruiz
Cheryl L. Snow
Beth E. Terrell

New Member Committee

Vice President
Michael R. Charbonneau
Bridge Law P.C.
23607 Highway 99 Ste 3A
Edmonds, WA 98026-9272
(425) 678-0436
mc@bridgelawpc.com

Second Vice President
Elizabeth Jean McLafferty

Schroeter Goldmark & Bender
810 3rd Ave Ste 500
Seattle, WA 98104-1619
(206) 622-8000
mclafferty@sgb-law.com

Members
Cassidy Bernardo
Daniel Cairns
Mercedes M. Donchez
Nicholas Brady Douglas
Meaghan Maryanne Driscoll
Addisu Z. Dubale
Rachel Vera Hamar
Maribeth M. Hanson
Collin M. Harper
Dylan Kilpatric
Brice C. Leahy
Christina Mach*
Omar Nur
Autumn J. Palumbo
Abel Mckonnen Tsegga
Gemma N. Zanowski
*Law Student Fellowship Taskforce Chair

Nominations Committee

Chair
Ann H. Rosato

Peterson Wampold Rosato Feldman Luna
1501 4th Ave Ste 2800
Seattle, WA 98101-3677
(206) 624-6800
rosato@pwrfl-law.com

Members
John Allison
Dominic L. Bacetich
Darrell L. Cochran
Elizabeth Woody Lindquist
Kristina L. J. McKennon
Gregory E. Price
Hardeep S. Rekhi

Public Affairs Committee

Vice President
Elizabeth M. Quick

Quick Law Group, PLLC
520 Kirkland Way Ste 400
Kirkland, WA 98033-6256
(425) 576-8150
liz@quicklawgrouppllc.com

Second Vice President
Nathan P. Roberts

Connelly Law Offices
2301 N 30th St
Tacoma, WA 98403-3322
(253) 593-5100
nroberts@connelly-law.com

Members
Jason A. Baker
Ashton K. Dennis
Meaghan Maryanne Driscoll
Scott W. Edwards
Tomas Andrew Gahan
Sergio Garciduenas-Sease
Young-Ji Ham
Rachel Vera Hamar
Jessica F. Holman Duthie
Amy Frances Miller
Autumn J. Palumbo
Josef Theodore Reibel
Evan C. Schneider
Robert A. Silber
Jordan Eriksen Taylor
Ann D. Thoeny

Trial News Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Jay H. Krulewitch

Jay H. Krulewitch, Attorney At Law
2611 NE 113th St Ste 300
Seattle, WA 98125-6700
(206) 233-0828
thekruleforjustice@gmail.com

Assistant Editor-in-Chief
Ada Ko Wong

AKW Law, PLLC
6100 219th St SW Ste 480
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-2222
(206) 886-7886
ada@akwlawpllc.com

Members
Lisa Benedetti
Scott Carness
Jeanne Clark
Susan Cohodes
Roxanne Eberle
Randy Gordon
Susan Machler
Dan McLafferty
Amy Miller
Amanda Peters
Richard Schenkar
Rafael Urquia

Washington Pattern Instructions (WPI) Committee

WSAJ Representatives
Darrell L. Cochran
Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC
911 Pacific Ave Ste 200
Tacoma, WA 98402-4413
(253) 777-0799
Darrell@pcvalaw.com

Keith L. Kessler
Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Koehler Moore
413 8th St
Hoquiam, WA 98550-3607
(360) 533-2710
keith@stritmatter.com

William Rutzick
Schroeter Goldmark & Bender
810 3rd Ave Ste 500
Seattle, WA 98104-1619
(206) 622-8000
rutzick@sgb-law.com