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Speaking Engagements:

  • Spring Elder Law CLE: Practical Tools to Protect Vulnerable Adults, Speaker, WSBA, 2018
  • WSBA Practice Primer:Estate Planning Track Three -- Probate and TEDRA, Speaker, Tedra Overview, WSBA, 2017
  • The Ultimate Guide to Probate, December 19, 2016. Including ethical practice considerations and concerns in probate and probate vs. non-probate assets., Speaker, The Ultimate Guide to Probate, NBI, 2016
  • TEDRA, Maintaining a Balance: Ethics and Probate Litigation: Community vs. Separate Property, KCBA, Presenter, 2015
  • Current TEDRA Issues and Updates, WSBA CLE: Estate Planning: Under the New Paradigm: If Not Estate Tax, Then What?, Presenter, 2014
  • Arbitration, Mediation or Both, WSBA 11th Annual Trust & Estate Litigation, Presenter, 2014
  • Trust and Estates Disputes Resolution Act (TEDRA), Centralia Community College Continuing Professional Education Seminar, Presenter, 2014
  • Trust and Estate Litigation: Estate Planning from a Litigator's Perspective and Current Issues, WSBA Tax Section CLE: International Tax and Estate Planning- What to Avoid and How to Plan for Your Clients, Presenter, 2013
  • Court of Appeals Sets Aside Banker’s Unintentional Estate Planning, The Codicil, RPPT Newsletter, Fall, 2010, Co-Author, 2010
  • Chair, Probate & Real Property: The Intersection Between Estates & Trusts and Real Property Issues , KCBA, 2010
  • Trust and Estate Litigation, King County Bar Association Real Property Probate & Trust Meeting, 2009
  • Probate Practice, Office Of Disciplinary Counsel, 2009
  • 11th Annual Probate Litigation, Program Chair, KCBA, 2008
  • Fiduciaries and Fiduciary Management in the 21st Century, Northwest Washington Estate Planning Council, 2008
  • Chaired CLE and Presented on Expert Witnesses and Forensic Accountings, KCBA 10th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2007
  • Program Chair and Co-Presenter: Prosecuting and Defending Will Contests , KCBA 9th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2006
  • Program Chair and Moderator of Ethics Panel, 8th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2005
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Claims of Unmarried Partners, KCBA 7th Annual Probate Ligitation & Ethics, 2004
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2004
  • Remedies & Attorneys' Fees in Trust & Estate Litigation, WSBA Trust & Estate Litigation, 2004
  • Ethics, Speaker, WSBA, 2003
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2003
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Claims of Unmarried Partners, KCBA 6th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2003
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2002
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Claims of Unmarried Partners, KCBA 5th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2002
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2001
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Challenges to Joint Tenancies & Other Non-Testamentary Dispositions, KCBA 4th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2001
  • Overview of Recent Legal Developments and Other Charges, WSBA How To Probate An Estate, 2001
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2000
  • Overview of Recent Legal Developments and Other Changes, WSBA How To Probate An Estate, 2000
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 1999
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Challenges to Joint Tenancies & Other Non-Testamentary Dispositions, KCBA 2nd Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 1999
  • Program Chari and Speaker: Challenges to Joint Tenancies & Other Non-Testamentary Dispositions, KCBA 1st Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 1998
  • Challenges to Joint Tenancies & Other Non-Testamentary Dispositions, WSBA Estate Planning & Probate Litigation, 1997
  • Trust Estate and Dispute Resolution Act Committee 2005-2008

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