FBA Annual Dinner (7 pm) & CLE (1 pm) 2016
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)
CLE 1:00 - 5:00 pm (1.25 Ethics Credits Pending)
Reception at 5:30pm | Dinner at 7:00 pm
1:00 - 2:15: The New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, One Year In
A panel of federal judges and experienced local attorneys discuss the practical impact thus far of Rule 26's proportionality standard, Rule 34's framework for electronically stored information (ESI) and Rule 37. Will also include analysis of responsive changes to the local rules.
- Moderator: Michelle Peterson, Co-Chair, FBA Rules Committee, Michelle Peterson Law, PLLC
- Honorable James L. Robart, U.S. District Court
- Honorable Thomas S. Zilly, U.S. District Court
- Martha Dawson, e-Discovery Analysis and Technology (e-DAT) Group, K&L Gates LLP
- Michael C. Subit, Frank Freed Subit Thomas LLP
2:30 - 3:45: Seattle Police Reform (Ethics CLE Credits)
The nation is engaging in a national conversation about police reform and the relationship between the police and the public, particularly people of color. Seattle is no exception. Central parties to the Seattle Consent Decree will present on Seattle's ongoing experience with police reform.
- Moderator: William Covington, University of Washington School of Law
- J. Michael Diaz, Assistant United States Attorney, Civil Rights Program Coordinator, Civil Division
- Pete Holmes, City Attorney, City of Seattle
- Ronald Ward, Seattle Police Monitoring Team
4:00 - 5:00: The Supreme Court in the Wake of the 2016 Election
Analysis of the Supreme Court this Term and beyond, with a specific focus on the aftermath of the election, the nomination process, and the future of how the Supreme Court will shape the law.
- Moderator: Kathryn Watts, University of Washington School of Law
- Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor at Slate
- Honorable M. Margaret McKeown, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Remarks by Special Guest Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor at Slate
Dahlia Lithwick is the senior editor and legal correspondent for Slate. She is the author of the "Supreme Court Dispatches" and "Jurisprudence" columns. She also hosts the "Amicus" podcast, covering Supreme Court issues.
Save Time: To alleviate the initial rush of having to wait in line for drink tickets, this year we are allowing attendees to pre-purchase wine for the table and drink tickets for the cocktail hour.
Questions? Please contact FBA Vice President, Roger Townsend, at email@example.com.
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