Ethics with John and Dave 2015
2.75 Ethics CLE Credits | WSBA AV CLE Activity ID #1001016
Two of the most respected and engaging presenters on ethics in Washington again provide a thought-provoking and practical discussion on ethics, your practice and practical advice in assuring you are following the ethics rules.
John Strait and David Boerner, two of the most respected and engaging presenters on ethics in Washington, again provide a thought-provoking and practical discussion on ethics, your practice and practical advice in assuring you are following the ethics rules. Always highly rated as a valuable and enjoyable program, you will enjoy this opportunity to hear from two leading authorities on what is most important for you to know in the domain of ethics.
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Registration sign-in, coffee/tea service & breakfast breads
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Recent developments in Ethics rules
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 - 12:15 p.m.
Review of disciplinary decisions, conflicts and emerging issues
Course evaluations and adjourn
John A. Strait, Associate Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law
John A. Strait, Associate Professor of Law, is a graduate of Yale Law School. Professor Strait has served on the Washington Supreme Court's Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, the King County Bar Association Campaign Ethics Committee, the WSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee, and the board of the Washington Chapter of the American Judicature Society. He serves on the board of the WSBA Criminal Law Section, and has served as a governor's appointee to the Statute Law Commission. He serves as Adjunct Investigative Counsel to the Washington State Bar Association Office of Legal Discipline. The clinical component of his course in professional responsibility investigated complaints against lawyers for probable cause for the Washington State Bar Association from 1991-2005. The law school received the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association for the clinical component. Professor Strait served as a member and Chair of the Seattle Port Authority Ethics Advisory Commission from its inception until 2009. Professor Strait joined the faculty in 1974.
David Boerner, Professor Emeritus, Seattle University School of Law
Professor Boerner currently serves as chair of the Board for Court Education, chair of the Washington Supreme Court's Time for Trial Task Force, as well as serving as a member of the Washington Supreme Court's Jury Instruction Committee. He has also chaired the Rules of Professional Conduct Committee of the Washington State Bar Association. In addition, he lectures frequently for groups such as the Washington Criminal Justice Institute, Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, and the Federal Bar Association. He joined the faculty in 1981.
General Registration (in-person attendance) - $85.00
SU School of Law Alumni (in-person attendance) - $70.00