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Minutes from August 11, 2016

August 11, 2016 in Minutes

Members/Persons present: 1 judge, 16 attorneys: The Honorable James Hurson, John Ufkes, Jim Pidduck, Carol Pidduck, Terry Weiner, Ken Beckley, Jeff Winter, Chris Herion, Mark Sprague, Paul Sander, Candace Hooper, Jon Ferguson, Theresa Petrey, Jim Denison, Tony Swartz, Zera Lowe, Eileen Murphy

Minutes from the July 2016 meeting were approved. Treasurer Paul Sander reported a balance of $2458.58. The remaining meeting was a CLE hosted by Candace Hooper and Paul Sander on criminal law legislative updates. The September 2016 meeting will be a law office technology/innovation CLE provided by Greg McLawsen of Tacoma (

The meeting was then adjourned as there was no further business.

Respectfully submitted,

Tony Swartz

WSBA Announcements

August 5, 2016 in Announcements

The following information is being provided at the request of the WSBA:


The August Legal Lunchbox offering (1.50 ethics credits) is a recorded CLE available all month.  The title of this program is: Getting Your Practice Known: Practical and Ethical Practices

To register please click here.

Have you thought about becoming a judge?  To register please click here.

The next WSBA Board of Governors meeting will be August 23 at the WSBA Offices in Seattle; the meeting will also be webcast.  Agenda items include: The Sections Policy Workgroup Recommendations and Proposed Bylaw Amendments.

Please click here for more information.

To register please click here.

  • Networking events in Spokane and Tri-Cities

September 7 in Richland – 5:00 – 7:00 at Tagaris Winery & Taverna Tagaris – RSVP here.

September 8 in Spokane – 5:00 – 7:00 at Gonzaga McCarthey Athletic Center, Herak Club Room – RSVP here.

  • WSBA APEX Awards

Consider attending the 2016 WSBA APEX (Acknowledging Professional Excellence) Awards dinner and program.  Attorneys from across Washington will be honored, and the new president and members of the Board will be installed. The date of the event is September 29 at the Sheraton Hotel in Seattle.

To register please click here.

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