Updated: Feb. 26, 2024

Health Law Section

The Health Law Section furthers the knowledge of the members of the Section and the Washington State Bar Association in the areas of law involving both federal and local health care. The Section focuses on the business of health care, state and federal reform, fraud and abuse, antitrust, new modes of health care delivery, insurance issues, and many other concerns. The Section works to contribute to valuable relationships among health law practitioners and opportunities to develop health law practices.

The Section provides benefits to members by developing regular educational opportunities, including CLE seminars and notices of important developments in health law; contributing to valuable relationships among health law practitioners and opportunities to develop health law practices; and providing general information relating to healthcare law. The Section also promotes list-serve discussions and social networking opportunities.

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The Health Law Section offers many resources and benefits for members. On this page you will find information about the section, their upcoming events and offerings, as well as information about the section's executive committee.

Upcoming Programs

Executive Committee Meetings

Executive Committee

Upcoming Programs

NEW Webinar! AI & Bioethics in Healthcare Practice

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Developed in partnership with the WSBA Health Law Section

This seminar is a high-level introduction to the key bioethics principles of autonomy, beneficence and justice, and how these concepts are raised in the context of AI use cases in healthcare.

When: March 28, 2024

Time: Noon-1 p.m.

Credits: 1.00 Other

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Executive Committee

Chair: Elena Praggastis (2023-2024)

1st Vice Chair: Elizabeth Waiguchu Jackson (2023-2024) 

2nd Vice Chair: Stephanie Sundier (2023-2024)

Immediate Past ChairMadeleine Haller (2023-2024) 

Secretary: Adriana Lein (2023-2024) 

TreasurerAdrian Chan (2023-2024)


At-Large Members:

Mikaela Louie (2023-2024)
Dr. Andrew Feld (2023-2024)
Brian Williamson (2023-2024


Young Lawyer Liaison*: Genta Iwasaki (2022-2024)

Board of Governors Liaisons*: Kristina Larry (2023-2024)

*Nonvoting member

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Executive Committee Meetings

The Executive Committee of the Health Law Section holds monthly meetings. Except as otherwise noted, the meetings take place by video conference on the second Tuesday of each month, noon–1 p.m. See event calendar for access information.

Please contact committee members for any other details on their upcoming meetings.

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Join Our List Serve

To join the section list serve and for general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to sections@wsba.org. To post on the section's list serve, review our  list serve instructions. For more information and to get involved with the section, please email the Section directly.