Continuing Legal Education


Each year the CLE Committee strives to provide seminars of the highest quality, utilizing local talent while keeping registration costs at a minimum. Marla Hoskins is Chair of the 2016-2017 CLE Committee and Mark Wardrop is the Spokane County Bar Association contact for all Continuing Legal Education related issues.

We are always searching for CLE topics that interest our members and quality speakers who are willing to volunteer their time to share their expertise with colleagues. If you have a CLE topic to suggest or wish to volunteer your services to the CLE Committee, feel free to contact Mark Wardrop.

 

Need some audio/visual CLEs? Purchase A/V CLEs on DVD from the SCBA! The Spokane County County Bar Association has many titles available. Click the link above link for a complete list.

 

    • March 31, 2017

      8:30 a.m - 4:15 p.m.

     

    FAMILY LAW CLE

     

    LOCATION:

    Gonzaga Law School, Barbieri Courtroom
    721 North Cincinnati Street
    Spokane, Washington

     

    5.50 Law & Legal and 0.50 ethics CLE credits pending in Washington

     

    Join us for this informative seminar highlighting changes and trends in Family Law with an emphasis on Domestic Violence in Family Law. Family Law attorneys won’t want to miss this seminar.


    SPEAKERS & TOPICS:

    After the Consultation: Getting the Case Started
    Marla Carey Hoskins, Ewing Anderson, P.S.

     

    Recent Changes in Federal Law That Impact Family Law & Child Support
    Lisa E. Brewer and Ezra Glanzer, Attorneys at Law

     

    Drug Testing and How it Could Impact Your Family Law Case

    Doug Thayer, President of ARCpoint Labs of Spokane

     

    Expanded Perspectives of Domestic Violence in Family Law

    Dennis C. Cronin of The Law Office of DC Cronin

    Shaun T. Greer of Associated Industries

     

    Courtroom Civility

    Judges Harold D. Clarke, III and Julie McKay of Spokane County Superior Court.


    Cost to attend is only $125 for SCBA members, $140 for non-SCBA members, $90 for government, legal aid and SCBA YLD Attorneys, $15 for staff and free for G.U. Law students.

    SCBA members can register using a credit card by faxing a completed registration form to (509) 477-5721 and calling Kelly Schumacker at (509) 477-2665.

     

     

    Click here to Register

    • April 20, 2017

      8:45 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

     

    2017 WASHINGTON
    BUSINESS LAW OVERVIEW:
    From Creation to Collection, and Everything in Between

    Organized by SCBA Trustee Steve Dixson of Witherspoon Kelley, The Washington Business Law Overview 2017 - From Creation to Collection seminar will provide a variety of relevant topics applicable to businesses of all types and sizes in Washington, featuring subject matter experts in the following areas: commercial and consumer financing agreements and securitization, including litigation involving secured assets, securities regulations that apply to new businesses looking to raise initial funds, new sick leave laws in Spokane and Washington in general, bankruptcy considerations from the creditor’s perspective, and the 2016 revised Limited Liability Company Act in Washington.  Attendees will come away with a greater appreciation and recognition of the legal considerations and decisions facing Washington businesses from startups to established companies.  Great for attorneys, HR professionals and business owners looking to understand the legal climate in which they operate.

     

    LOCATION:

    Gonzaga Law School, Barbieri Courtroom
    721 North Cincinnati Street
    Spokane, Washington

    6.0 law & legal continuing legal education
    credits anticipated - pending

     

    AGENDA:

    8:30 – 8:45 a.m.

    Check-in & Coffee Service

     

     

    8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

    Business Loan Structuring Issues

     

     

    Shelley N. Ripley

     

     

    9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

    Mortgage Foreclosure and Litigation Trends in Washington

     

     

    Christopher G. Varallo/Michael J. Kapaun

     

     

    10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

    MORNING BREAK

     

     

    11:00 – 12:00 Noon

    Bankruptcy 101:  Bankruptcy for Non-Bankruptcy Practitioners

     

     

    Daniel J. Gibbons

     

     

    12:00 – 1:15 p.m. 

    LUNCH (On Your Own)

     

     

    1:15 – 2:15 p.m. 

    Spokane Sick Leave and Washington Leave Policies Update

     

     

    William M. Symmes/Amy M. Mensik

     

     

    2:15 – 2:30 p.m.

    AFTERNOON BREAK

     

     

    2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

    Securities Law Basics

     

     

    Richard A. Repp

     

     

    3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

    Update on Washington's New LLC Act (2016)

     

     

    William C. Lenz

     

     

    Cost to attend is only $125 for SCBA members, $140 for non-SCBA members, $90 for government, legal aid and SCBA YLD Attorneys, $15 for staff and free for G.U. Law students.

    SCBA members can register using a credit card by faxing a completed registration form to (509) 477-5721 and calling Kelly Schumacker at (509) 477-2665.

     

     

    Click here to Register