Calendar

2013-2014

 


Recent Events

2014

  • June 11, 2014: "Transitioning from Outside Counsel to In-House: Tips on Positioning Yourself for the General Counsel Position." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • June 5, 2014: "Best Practices in Confidentiality: Avoiding Unnecessary Contamination." Approved for .5 general CLE credits.
  • April 8, 2014: "Recent Developments in Discrimination Law: 2012-2013." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • February 11, 2014: "Monetizing Your Intellectual Property." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • January 16, 2014: "An Update in Business Ethics." Approved for 0.50 CLE ethics credit.

2013

  • November 15, 2013: "2013 Corporate Counsel Institute." Approved for 6 general CLE credits and 0.75 ethics credit.
  • September 20, 2013: "Second Annual Corporate Counsel and Business Law Section - Eastern WA CLE and Networking Event." Approved for 2.75 general CLE credits and 1.0 ethics credit.
  • September 10, 2013: Corporate Counsel Quarterly Dinner
  • May 2, 2013: "Corporate Counsel Practicing Art -- Music, Pictures & Games." Approved for 1.0 general CLE credit.
  • February 12, 2013: "Internal Investigations - Small to Large, Domestic to International."  Approved for 1.0 general credits.

2012

  • November 16, 2012: "Ethics in the House: Professional Conduct in the Corporation."  Approved for 3.5 CLE ethics credits.
  • September 21, 2012: "First Annual Corporate Counsel Section and Business Law Section Half-Day CLE and Networking Event." Approved for 2.75 general CLE credits and 1.0 ethics credit.

Paul Swegle, Corporate Counsel Section Chair, is pictured in the second photo below, giving his presentation titled "Ethics Issues for Corporate Counsel."

 

   

 

 

  • September 13, 2012: Quarterly Meeting and Presentation: "What Every Corporate Counsel Should Know About Judges and Juries."  Approved for 1.0 general CLE credit.

Group shot from the Corporate Counsel Quarterly Meeting on September 13, 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

  • May 1, 2012: Quarterly Dinner Meeting and Presentation: "Uncommon Stock: Transacting in Private Securities - legal issues regarding how to cash out before going public and the development of the SecondMarket." Approved for 1.0 general CLE credit.

    "On May 1, 2012, almost 50 WSBA members attended Corporate Counsel Quarterly meeting, which included a talk by Annemarie Tierney, the General Counsel of Second Market in New York. Her talk was captioned 'Uncommon Stock: Transacting in Private Securities — legal issues regarding how to cash out before going public and the development of the SecondMarket.'"

 

     
     
     
   

 

  • February 7, 2012: Quarterly Dinner Meeting and Presentation: "Legal + Business = Corporate Counsel — The Equation to In-House Success."  Approved for 1.0 general CLE credit.

    "On February 7, 2012, the Corporate Counsel Section held its quarterly dinner meeting at the Rainer Club in downtown Seattle. The topic: Legal + Business = Corporate Counsel — The Equation to In-House Success.  Mark Britton, the founder and CEO of AVVO, presented. He provided his thoughts on being a successful in-house counselor, both from a CEO and GC's perspective. The meeting was a great success as more than 60 members attended. Below are some photos of the event." Tina Davis

 

             
         

 

2011

  • November 18, 2011: 2011 Corporate Counsel Institute.  Approved for 5.5 general CLE credits and 1.0 ethics credit.  

    "The WSBA Corporate Counsel Section held it’s 2011 Corporate Counsel Institute on November 18.  The WSBA CLE Conference Center was filled to capacity and 79 participants attended by video conference.  The Section’s next event will be a Quarterly Dinner and Mini CLE on February 7 at the Rainier Club in Seattle.  For more information, contact Section Chair Paul Swegle at pswegle@ingdirect.com.”  — Paul Swegle

                    
Corporate Counsel Section Chair Paul Swegle (ING DIRECT ShareBuilder) and event co-chair Holly Petersen (Itron, Inc.) kick off the 2011 Corporate Counsel Institute.
                                                                                                   

                    
Robert Howie, partner with the firm Riddell Williams, educates and entertains with a presentation on employment law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • September 27, 2011: "IP Economic Strategies for Corporate Council." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • May 10, 2011: "Insights from Inside and Outside: Useful Reflections on a Legal Career." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • February 15, 2011: Corporate Counsel Section Quarterly Dinner Meeting: "The Business of Philanthropy." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.

2010

  • Friday, November 19, 2010: "Ethics Tips for Busy In-House Counsel and Business Lawyers: A Road Map for Steering Clear of Ethical Traps." Approved for 4 ethics credits.
  • Tuesday, September 14, 2010: "Improving Access to Justice in Today's Economic Reality." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • Tuesday, June 8, 2010: WSBA Corporate Counsel Quarterly Meeting, Dinner and Mini-CLE, "Health Care Reform: What Employers Need to Know." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • Tuesday, March 16, 2010: Quarterly Meeting, Dinner, and Mini-CLE on "Maximizing Value from In-House Counsel/ Outside Counsel Relationships." Pending approval for 1 general CLE credit.

2009

  • Friday, October 16, 2009: WSBA-CLE Presents the 2009 Corporate Counsel Institute. Approved for 6.5 CLE credits (4.75 general and 1.75 ethics).
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2009: WSBA Corporate Counsel Section Quarterly Dinner and CLE. Ragan Powers of Davis Wright Tremaine speaks on "Planning for Tough Times: When Everyone Around You May File For Bankruptcy." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2009: WSBA Corporate Counsel Section Quarterly Dinner and CLE – An Evening with Attorney-General Rob McKenna. Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2009: Corporate Counsel Quarterly Section Dinner Meeting and CLE – "Can We Still Afford Corporate Compliance in a Down Economy?" Approved for 1 general CLE credit.