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Best Ethics Presentations

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Who Should Order Homestudy

All attorneys in Washington State in need of Ethics credits.

Best Ethics Presentations

Ethics Issues in Dealing with Administrative Agencies

Contact with agency, staff, and attorneys when is it appropriate and when not

  Kathryn L. Gerla, Esq.
Foster Pepper PLLC
June 9, 2006 (1 hour)
Washington Water Law Conference

Representing the Company without Alienating your Business Contact

Representing the company without alienating your business contact or compromising the business relationship

  Kraig Baker, Esq.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
March 17, 2006 (1 hour)
Gamer Technology Law Conference

Ethics Issues for Corporate Counsel

Impact of the proposed new rule of professional conduct in Washington State on in-house lawyers

  David Boerner, Esq.
Professor, Seattle University School of Law
March 14, 2006 (1 hour)
Key Legal Areas for Corporate Counsel Conference

Ethics Issues in Real Estate Purchases & Sales

Representing multiple parties; partners and partnerships; disclosure; acting as both lawyer and escrow

  John Strait, Esq.
Professor, Seattle University School of Law
March 7, 2006 (1 hour)
Real Estate Purchases & Sales Conference

Ethics and Strategies in Resolving Lease Disputes

  Roger D. Mellem, Esq.
Foster Pepper & Shefelman PLLC
December 12, 2005 (1 hour)
Advanced Commercial Real Estate Leases Conference

Ethics in Working with Universities

New ethics rules in Washington's public sector

  Catherine Innes
Director of Policy & Strategic Initiatives, University of Washington TechTransfer

The National Institutes of Health's new ethics guidelines

  Holli Beckerman-Jaffe, Esq.
Director, NIH Ethics Office, National Institutes of Health

December 12, 2005 (1 hour)
Biotechnology Conference


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Continuing Education Credits

Each presentation is approved for 1 ethics credit in Washington State.


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Faculty Bios

Kraig Baker is a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. His practice includes drafting and negotiating video game development contracts, publishing and consulting agreements, music recording contracts, talent agreements, live event contracts, television, film, theatre, and event production contracts.

Holli Beckerman-Jaffe is the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ethics Office. Prior to assuming this position, Ms. Jaffe served as Ethics Counsel to the NIH. In 2002, she completed a detail to The White House as an Ethics Advisor in the Office of the Counsel to the President.

David Boerner is a professor of administrative law, criminal law, and professional responsibility at the Seattle University School of Law. He chaired the Rules of Professional Conduct Committee of the Washington State Bar Association.

Kathryn L. Gerla is a member at Foster Pepper PLLC and focuses her practice on land use and environmental law. Previously, she was an Assistant Attorney General with the Washington State Attorney General's Office and was Section Chief of the Hazardous Waste and Water Quality Section of the Ecology Division of the office.

Catherine Innes, Director, Policy and Strategic Initiatives for UW TechTransfer at the University of Washington, develops outreach and educational programs and publications on intellectual property laws and University of Washington policies and practices related to technology commercialization.

Roger D. Mellem is a partner at Foster Pepper and Shefeman PLLC and a member of the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He resolves securities, real estate and commercial cases on behalf of individuals and businesses in federal and state courts.

John Strait is a professor at Seattle University School of Law. He also consults and lectures nationally in the fields of civil and criminal trial advocacy, legal and judicial ethics, and legal malpractice. He has served on the Washington Supreme Court's Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, King County Bar Association Campaign Ethics Committee, the Seattle Port Authority Ethics Advisory Committee and WSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee. For the clinical component of his course in Professional Responsibility, the law school received the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association.