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360 minutes
Date Published

February 12, 2016


Washington State Association for Justice


Trial Techniques


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Chairpersons: Bethany Rutherford, Edward K. Le, Sasha Craft
Friday, February 12, 2016
Washington State Convention Center • Seattle
6.0 CLE Credits with the Washington State Bar Association
(includes 0.5 Ethics credits) WSBA A/V Activity ID #1002281

Welcome & Overview
Bethany Rutherford , Paralegal, Edward K. Le, PLLC, Renton
Sasha Craft, Paralegal, Certa Law Group, Seattle
Ed Le, Attorney, Edward K. Le, PLLC, Renton

How to Approach Trial Prep – Setting up a team to help with preparation for trial; breaking down who works on damages and liability.
Bethany Rutherford , Paralegal, Edward K. Le, PLLC, Renton
Sasha Craft, Paralegal, Certa Law Group, Seattle

ER 904, Trial Exhibits & Jury Instructions – When do you start to prepare your ER 904, trial exhibits and jury instructions.
Robert Diamond, Paralegal, Law Offices of Mark C. Wagner, Tacoma

Motions in Limine – Managing evidence before and during trial.
Vincent "Vinnie" Nappo, Attorney, Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC, Seattle

Organizing Trial Binders – How to effectively prepare binders for trial.
Cortney Jones, DawsonBrown, P.S., Seattle

Ethics of Trial Preparation – Knowing when not to cross the line.
Robert Bohm, Attorney, Robert D. Bohm, PLLC, Federal Way, Seattle

Medical Summaries: Focusing on the Issues for Trial.
Amie Peters, Attorney, Blue Water Legal, PLLC, Edmonds
Natalie Warford, Paralegal, Blue Water Legal, PLLC, Edmonds

Demonstrative Evidence: Why do you need it and what you should use; How technology can be helpful for trial and preparing for trial
Ed Le, Attorney, Edward K. Le, PLLC, Renton

Witness Coordination. How to coordinate and plan your witnesses for trial.
Kagnar Som, Edward K. Le, PLLC, Seattle

How to Make a Treating Provider Your Expert at Trial
Cheryl Farrish, Attorney, Certa Law Group, Inc. PS, Seattle
Michael Chan, DC, Clinical Accident Reconstruction Experts, LLC, Seattle

Questions and Answers of the Speakers

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Bethany Rutherford

After nearly a decade long career in retail management, Bethany joined the team at Edward K. Le, PLLC in April of 2013. She... Read More

Sasha Craft

Sasha Craft is a paralegal with Certa Law Group, P.S., Inc. in Seattle where the practice is on personal injury law. While in... Read More

Edward K. Le

Edward K. Le is the managing of Edward K. Le, PLLC, a five attorney law firm in Renton, Washington. He has been a plaintiff’s... Read More

Robert F. Diamond

A graduate of the Tacoma Community College paralegal program, Robert has a broad background assisting attorneys in a variety... Read More

Vincent Thomas Nappo

Vincent is an associate attorney at Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala, PLLC, where he has worked since graduating from the... Read More

Courtney A. Jones

Cortney Jones is a paralegal with DAWSONBROWNPS in Seattle where they represent people who have suffered catastrophic... Read More

Robert D. Bohm

Robert D. Bohm is a trial lawyer at Robert D. Bohm, PLLC, who, from his offices in Washington State and Arizona, represents... Read More

Amie C. Peters

Amie C. Peters is the founding member of Blue Water Legal PLLC, an Edmonds, Washington plaintiff’s firm dedicated to helping... Read More

Natalie L. Warford

Natalie is a paralegal at Blue Water Legal PLLC in Edmonds, Washington, a firm dedicated to helping injured workers with... Read More

Kagnar Som

Attorney Kagnar “Ganya” Som has experience representing victims injured as a result of medical negligence, maritime injury,... Read More

Cheryl Farrish

Cheryl Farrish is a partner with the Certa Law Group, P.C. in Seattle, where her practice focuses exclusively on representing... Read More

Michael W. Chan, DC

Dr. Michael Chan studied pre-med at the University of Washington, but decided to follow in the footsteps of his father, Dr.... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Battle Ready: How to Harness the Power of Your Team for Trial - Video: Part 1
Battle Ready: How to Harness the Power of Your Team for Trial - Video: Part 2
Battle Ready: How to Harness the Power of Your Team for Trial - Video: Part 3
Battle Ready: How to Harness the Power of Your Team for Trial - Paper
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