Police Misconduct: From Ferguson to Pasco

Published by Washington State Association for Justice


Summary

Chairpersons: Fred Diamondstone & Rachel Johnston
1:00-1:05 Welcome & Introductions
Fred Diamondstone, Attorney at Law, Seattle, Seminar Co-Chair
Rachel Johnston, The Johnston Firm, Pllc, Seattle, Seminar Co-Chair
1:05-1:35 Stops, Arrest & Force Claims
James Lobsenz, Carney Badley Spellman, Seattle
1:35-2:00 Federal v. State Court - Choice of Forums & Parties
Vito de la Cruz, Tamaki Law Offices, Yakima
2:00-2:25 Investigation & Discovery Issues – Lessons from the Otto Zehm Case
Breean Beggs, Paukert & Troppmann, PLLC, Spokane
2:25-2:50 Getting Big Civil Rights Verdicts in Federal Court
Nathan Roberts, Connelly Law Offices, Tacoma
2:50-3:05 Break
3:05-3:30 Immunity Problems: Qualified Immunity, Prosecutorial Immunity and Advice of Counsel
Lynne Wilson, Attorney at Law, Seattle
3:30-4:05 Strategies for Deposing & Cross Examining Cops and Police Experts
Jeffry Finer, Center for Justice, Spokane
4:05-4:30 Jury Selection - Lessons from Tubar vs. Kent and other cases
Timothy Ford, MacDonald Hoague & Bayless, Seattle
4:30-4:45 From Ferguson to Pasco and Across Washington State
Gerald Hankerson, President, Seattle King County NAACP and President, NAACP local tri-state conference

Presenters
Fred Diamondstone
Fred Diamondstone’s practice emphasizes plaintiff's personal injury and civil rights litigation. He received WSTLA's 1997 Public Justice Award and WSBA's 1999 President's Award. He is a 1976 graduate of the University of Washington Law School and a...More
Rachel Yvonne Johnston
Rachel Johnston’s solo practice is located in downtown Seattle. She is a member of the bar in New York and Washington. She is also a licensed talent agent for the State of California. Rachel’s practice areas include Civil Rights, Employment, Family...More
James E. Lobsenz
A shareholder at Carney Badley Spellman, P.S. since 1991, Jim’s practice focuses on civil rights and criminal defense. He clerked for Justice Mathew O. Tobriner of the California Supreme Court, and for Chief Justice Vincent L. McKusick of the Supreme...More
Vito R. De La Cruz
Vito de la Cruz attended Yale and the University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law. After graduating from law school in 1985, De la Cruz worked for the California Rural Legal Assistance primarily in the area of employment discrimination, farm...More
Breean L. Beggs
Breean Beggs is a civil trial lawyer at Paukert & Troppmann, PLLC, in Spokane, Washington. His practice emphasizes remedies for personal injury, employment discrimination and violations of civil rights. He previously served six years as the Chief...More
Nathan P. Roberts
Nate Roberts is a trial lawyer who represents real, everyday people as they work to hold corporations and government accountable. His primary focus is on the litigation and trial of complex personal injury and wrongful death claims. Over the course...More
Lynne C. Wilson
Lynne Wilson is a civil litigator who has practiced in Seattle for over 25 years. She represents individual plaintiffs in civil rights and personal injury cases in state and federal courts. She also provides research and brief writing services to...More
Jeffry K. Finer
Mr. Finer has a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Yale College and a law degree from the University of New Mexico Law School. His practice is limited to civil rights, employment, and criminal defense litigation. In addition to writing for Washington...More
Timothy K. Ford
Tim Ford is a Director of the Seattle civil rights law firm MacDonald, Hoague & Bayless. He represents plaintiffs in civil rights, professional malpractice and injury cases, capital and other criminal defendants, and lawyers facing professional...More
Gerald Hankerson
Gerald Hankerson currently serves as NAACP President for Seattle/King County as well President of NAACP for Alaska/Oregon/WA. Gerald served 23 years in prison after being sentenced to LWOP before being granted Clemency by Gov. Christine Gregoire in...More

Originally Published

May 6, 2015


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Police Misconduct: From Ferguson to Pasco - Paper
  • Stops, Arrest & Force Claims - Video
  • Federal v. State Court - Choice of Forums & Parties - Video
  • Investigation & Discovery Issues - Lessons from the Otto Zehm Case - Video
  • Getting Big Civil Rights Verdicts in Federal Court - Video
  • Immunity Problems: Qualified Immunity, Prosecutorial Immunity and Advice of Counsel - Video
  • Strategies for Deposing & Cross Examining Cops and Police Experts - Video
  • Lessons from Tubar vs. Kent and Other Cases - Video
  • From Ferguson to Pasco and Across Washington State - Video

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