Police Misconduct - From Ferguson to Pasco

Date: 05/06/2015

From Ferguson to Pasco

May 6, 2015
Arctic Club, Seattle
3.5 CLE Credits
WSBA AV Activity Number: 402745

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