Ethics Webinar - Oso Trial: Discovery, Spoliation and the Potential for Sanctions

Published by Washington State Association for Justice


Corrie Yackulic and Darrell Cochran discuss the record $1.182 million discovery sanction awarded against the State of Washington for document destruction arising out of a collusive pact between the attorney General’s office and its team of experts to delete all correspondence and draft reports they exchanged in the course of this monumental litigation.

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
Corrie J. Yackulic
Corrie Yackulic - Top rated by Martindale-Hubbell for ethics and ability (AV rating), Corrie Yackulic brings her knowledge of the law and extensive litigation experience to every case. She is noted for taking complex cases to trial, her hard work...More

Originally Published

December 14, 2016

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Oso Trial: Discovery, Spoliation and the Potential for Sanctions - Video
  • Oso Trial: Discovery, Spoliation and the Potential for Sanctions - Paper

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like.

Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

Click on jurisdiction for specific details

You May Also Be Interested In...
On-Demand Programs

ETHICS & PRIVACY: Are You Doing Everything to Protect Your Clients' Information? (Credit: WA)
Published on 2/28/2018

Ethics Morning Program (Credit: WA)
Published on 12/16/2015

Ethics Afternoon Program (Credit: WA)
Published on 12/16/2015

Learn by Doing Ethics, Part 1: Computers and the Cardinal Court (Credit: WA)
Published on 12/17/2014

Learn by Doing Ethics, Part 2: Compensation & Conflicts (Credit: WA)
Published on 12/17/2014

Ethics Hot Topics: How to Avoid & Handle Fee Disputes (Credit: WA)
Published on 12/6/2013

Ethics Hot Topics: When the Limelight Comes to You (Credit: WA)
Published on 12/6/2013

Refund Policy

SeminarWeb and Washington State Association for Justice programs are non-refundable.

Privacy Statement

We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. (Read Statement)

Tell a Colleague!


For immediate assistance please consult our FAQ page.

If you're unable to find the answer you need, please call 800-701-5161 (M-F, 8am-6pm CT) or e-mail customer service.

Powered by

Powered by