WSAJ 2016 ANNUAL CONVENTION Making A Difference Together: Saturday

Published by Washington State Association for Justice


Summary

WSAJ 2016 ANNUAL CONVENTION
Making A Difference Together
Chairpersons: Jason Amala & Amie Peters
Suncadia Resort & Spa • Cle Elum
June 23 - 26, 2016

SATURDAY – 5.5 CLE CREDITS (3.5 law & legal, 2.0 other)
CULTURAL COMPETENCE IN TRIAL (2.0 Other Credits)
Program Chair: Ada Wong
Special Guest Speaker Dr. Janet Bennett
MOVING THE LAW FORWARD – A TRIBUTE TO THE APPELLATE ADVOCACY OF BRYAN HARNETIAUX (3.5 law & legal credits)
Program Chairs: Maria Diamond & Brad Fulton
Sofie - Preserving the Right to Trial by Jury - 3 Decades Later...
Paul Stritmatter
Undoing Cudney (and the Backstory…)
George Ahrend
Protecting the Physician-Patient Relationship: From Louden to Holbrook to Smith
Thomas Golden
Making Every Life Matter: Philippides, Armantrout, and the Fight for Justice in Wrongful Death Cases
Susan Machler
Special Guest Comments
Justice Debra L. Stephens, WA State Supreme Court
Judge Robert H. Whaley, US District Court - Eastern District of WA
Holding the Government Accountable - Hertog, Christensen, Rollins and More
Darrell Cochran
The Subrogation Trilogy (Mahler, Winters and Hamm) and Making Insurers Pay (McGreevey/Olympic Steamship)
Shannon Kilpatrick
Maximizing Recoveries for Injured Workers – Tobin, Reese/Goodman Edgar and other Good Stuff!
Gary Bloom
Making Loss of a Chance at Life Matter in Medical Negligence Cases – Herskovitz, Pappas, Kirk and Mohr
Mark Kamitomo
Making Good Law: How to Properly Identify and Preserve Appellate Issues
James Holman and Patti Anderson
Where Do We Go From Here? – The Challenges Ahead
Bryan Harnetiaux and Valerie McOmie

Presenters
Amie C. Peters
Amie C. Peters is the founding member of Blue Water Legal PLLC, an Edmonds, Washington plaintiff’s firm dedicated to helping injured workers with claims under the Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act & Defense Base Act. She is admitted to...More
Jason P. Amala
JASON P. AMALA has devoted his law practice to representing individuals and businesses who have been victimized by others. His clients and cases span a diverse range, from representing consumers who are severely injured by defective products, to...More
Ada Ko Wong
Ada K. Wong is a California native. She graduated from the University of Washington School of Law with a Dispute Resolution Concentration. After graduation, she worked at a plaintiff-oriented civil litigation firm in Bellevue, and later at a civil...More
C. Steven Fury
Steve Fury is a fourth generation Washington native from Snoqualmie, where he grew up as the son of a logger. He went off to Stanford University for college. After discovering that he did not want to be a biologist after all, he continued his...More
Janet M. Bennett, Ph.D.
After serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Micronesia, Dr. Janet Bennett has devoted her career to developing theory and training design in intercultural competence.

As an educator, she created the liberal arts program at Marylhurst...More

Maria S. Diamond
MARIA S. DIAMOND is a partner in the Seattle Law Firm of Diamond Massong, PLLC. Her practice emphasizes products, medical negligence, and serious personal injury cases.

Ms. Diamond is a graduate of the University of Washington (B.A. cum...More

Bradford J. Fulton
BRADFORD J. FULTON is a shareholder in Carter & Fulton, P.S., with offices in both Everett and Seattle. His practice is limited to personal injury litigation, with primary emphasis on automobile accident, product liability, premises liability and...More
Paul L. Stritmatter
Few attorneys can engage an audience of 12 with the energy and compassion of Paul Stritmatter. He enjoys presenting to juries and winning justice for his plaintiff clients against major auto makers, state and local governments, product manufactures,...More
George Ahrend
George Ahrend's practice focuses on appellate litigation, handling appeals and consulting on appellate matters in state and federal courts throughout the State of Washington. He also serves as Co-Coordinator of the Washington State Association for...More
Thomas R. Golden
THOMAS R. GOLDEN a partner with the law firm of Otorowski Johnston Morrow & Golden PLLC of Bainbridge Island. His practice emphasizes medical negligence, medical/drug product liability, and personal injury cases. Mr. Golden has been a member of the...More
Susan Machler
Susan Machler is a partner at Osborn Machler. She grew up in Montana where she went to a one room school, the same school that her dad and her grandma also attended. She graduated from the University of Idaho and Seattle University School of Law...More
Hon. Debra L. Stephens
Justice Debra L. Stephens has been a member of the Washington State Supreme Court since January 1, 2008. She previously served as a judge on Division Three of the Court of Appeals. Before taking the bench, her legal work focused on appellate...More
Judge Robert H. Whaley
JUDGE ROBERT H. WHALEY was appointed a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington in 1995. He served as a Judge in Spokane Superior Court from 1992-95. Prior to his service on the bench, he was a principal in the law firm...More
Darrell L. Cochran
Darrell L. Cochran is a lawyer with a background not unlike many people in Washington. He was born in Shelton, Washington, and grew up in Olympia, with parents who worked hard to make ends meet. Early in life, people recognized the inner fire that...More
Shannon Kilpatrick
Shannon M. Kilpatrick practices at DawsonBrownPS in Seattle. She focuses her practice on substantial personal injury claims, wrongful death, insurance coverage disputes, and claims involving insurer misconduct. She also consults on and handles...More
Gary N. Bloom
GARY N. BLOOM is a partner in the law firm of Harbaugh & Bloom, P.S., where his trial practice is limited to personal injury and insurance disputes, with a primary focus on third party litigation involving injuries/death on job sites. He primarily...More
Mark D. Kamitomo
MARK D. KAMITOMO’S practice is concentrated primarily in the areas of medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and product liability. He is a principle in the law firm of The Markam Group Inc., P.S. in Spokane.

Mr. Kamitomo received his...More

James L. Holman
James L. Holman decided early in life that if he could make someone's life better, he should attempt to do so. To witness harm caused by another without consequence was not acceptable to him. This took further shape during high school and college....More
Patricia E. Anderson
Patricia Anderson is a trial lawyer at the Luvera Law Firm in Seattle who concentrates on plaintiffs’ personal injury and wrongful death cases. Her practice ranges from vehicle and bicycle collisions to unsafe worksites (refineries, cement plants,...More
Bryan Harnetiaux
BRYAN P. HARNETIAUX is a Spokane lawyer. He is also a playwright. Since mid-1982, he has been a Coordinator for the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (WSTLA) Amicus Committee, succeeded in 1999 by the WSTLA Foundation Amicus Committee, and...More
Valerie McOmie
Valerie McOmie has served as Co-Coordinator of the Amicus Program since November 2015. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Speech Communica­tion from the University of Washington in 1992 and 1995, respectively, with an emphasis on...More

Originally Published

June 25, 2016


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Convention Book
  • CULTURAL COMPETENCE IN TRIAL - Video
  • Sofie - Preserving the Right to Trial by Jury - 3 Decades Later... - Video
  • Undoing Cudney (and the Backstory…) - Video
  • Protecting the Physician-Patient Relationship: From Louden to Holbrook to Smith - Video
  • Making Every Life Matter: Philippides, Armantrout, and the Fight for Justice in Wrongful Death Cases - Video
  • Special Guest Comments - Video
  • Holding the Government Accountable - Hertog, Christensen, Rollins and More - Video
  • The Subrogation Trilogy (Mahler, Winters and Hamm) and Making Insurers Pay (McGreevey/Olympic Steamship) - Video
  • Maximizing Recoveries for Injured Workers – Tobin, Reese/Goodman Edgar and other Good Stuff! - Video
  • Making Loss of a Chance at Life Matter in Medical Negligence Cases – Herskovitz, Pappas, Kirk and Mohr - Video
  • Making Good Law: How to Properly Identify and Preserve Appellate Issues - Video
  • Where Do We Go From Here? – The Challenges Ahead - Video

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