Updated: July 14, 2021

Health Law Section

WSBA's Health Law Section facilitates learning and relationship development to support the practice of health law attorneys. The section is a valuable and trusted resource for:

  • Providing 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
  • Providing general information relating to healthcare law.

In accordance with the section's bylaws, and with the exception of law students, an individual must be an active member of the Bar.

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2021 Section Executive Committee Elections

Voting has closed. 

The results will be posted once the executive committee has had an opportunity to notify the candidates.

Candidate Information, Open Positions & Terms 

For more information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws. Candidates for open positions are listed below.

  • Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2021, and ending Sept. 30, 2022.
    Candidate:  Lori Oliver
  • First Vice Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2021, and ending Sept. 30, 2022.
    Candidate:  Maddie Haller
  • Second Vice Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2021, and ending Sept. 30, 2022.
    Candidate:  William Waller
  • Secretary: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2021, and ending Sept. 30, 2022.
    Candidate:  Appalenia Udell
  • Treasurer: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2021, and ending Sept. 30, 2022.
    Candidate:  Seth Rosenberg
  • At-Large Member (three positions open): one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2021, and ending Sept. 30, 2022.
    Candidate:  Ronak Chokhani
    Candidate:  Elizabeth Waiguchu Jackson
    Candidate:  Jeffrey Thomas  

Questions? 
Email sections@wsba.org.


Watch It Now!

In this webinar, Ethics of Internal Investigations, presented on April 22, 2021, and developed in partnership with the Health Law Section, you will learn about the ethical issues that can arise when conducting an internal investigation, including: representing entities v. individuals (RPC 1.13 and RPC 1.7); issues that may arise with whistleblowers; witness interviews (RPC 4.4 and RPC 4.3); and interacting with the government (RPC 1.6).

This recording is unaccredited and will be available for viewing up to one year after the original airdate.


Executive Committee

One-year terms, Oct. 1, 2020–Sept. 30, 2021.

ChairMichael L. Farrell

1st Vice ChairSeth Rosenberg

2nd Vice ChairGerald Tarutis

SecretaryBrian Duke

TreasurerAppalenia Udell

Immediate Past ChairMorgan Walt

Young Lawyer Liaison*: vacant

BOG Liaison*: Jean Kang

At-Large Members:

Madeleine Haller
Selina Kang
Lori Oliver

*nonvoting member


Subcommittees

Education Committee

Lori Oliver, Chair
Michael L. Farrell

Scholarships and Grants Committee

Brian Duke, Chair
Madeleine Haller

Collaboration Committee 

Appalenia Udell, Chair
Selina Kang

Professional Licensing Committee

Gerald Tarutis, Chair
Michael L. Farrell

Recruitment Committee

Seth Rosenberg, Chair
Lori Oliver


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 first Friday 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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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 contact the section directly.