Updated: May 7, 2018

Health Law Section

The 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 WSBA.

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Health Law Section Executive Committee Elections to begin in May

Voting is scheduled in early May 2018 

Candidate Information, Open Positions & Terms

For more information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws.

Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2018, and ending Sept. 30, 2019
Candidate 1: Morgan Walt │ Candidate Statement:  It would be my honor to serve the Health Law Section, and to continue serving on the Executive Committee. I am a healthcare transactional attorney with a deep understanding of healthcare law and policy and the practical impact they have, especially in a healthcare-related non-profit corporate environment. I began serving the Health Law Section in 2014 as the Young Lawyer Liaison. It was my pleasure to take on the role of Secretary for the Executive Committee of the Section in 2016. I have enjoyed supporting and serving the Section through this role. It would be my honor to continue this service. Thank you for your time in considering my application.

1st Vice Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2018, and ending Sept. 30, 2019
Candidate 1: Gerald Tarutis

2nd Vice Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2018, and ending Sept. 30, 2019
Candidate 1: Seth Rosenberg

Secretary: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2018, and ending Sept. 30, 2019
Candidate 1: Michael Farrell │ Candidate Statement 

Treasurer: one-year position beginning Oct.1, 2018, and ending Sept. 30, 2019
Candidate 1: Luke Campbell 

At-Large Members (three open positions): one-year terms beginning Oct. 1, 2018, and ending Sept. 30, 2021
Candidate 1: Jennifer Claire Carbary
Candidate 2: Appalenia Udell
Candidate 3: James Gayton

Questions? Want to Learn More?
Feel free to contact any member of the current Section Executive Committee or email sections@wsba.org.

Watch Now!

Sept. 21 Lunch-Hour Webinar: Health Care Contracting Toolkit: Best Practices & Three Key Tenets of Defensibility. Recording is not eligible for CLE credit. 

Executive Committee

ChairLee Kuo
1st Vice ChairGerald Tarutis
2nd Vice Chair: Elizabeth Rene
TreasurerLuke Campbell
SecretaryMorgan Gabse
Immediate Past ChairLeanne Park 
Young Lawyer LiaisonPhilip Paine* (2017-2019)
BOG LiaisonRajeev Majumdar*

At-Large Members

Michael Farrell
James Gayton
Seth Rosenberg


Section Outreach Committee

John Christiansen*

Professional Licensing Committee

Gerald Tarutis

Education Committee 

Nabil Istafanous*
Sumona Das Gupta*
Susan Matt*
Thomas H. Grimm*

Membership Committee

Laura Cacek*
Robert R. King*
John Christiansen*

Legislative Committee

Katie Kolan*
Zosia Stanley*

Communications Committee

Morgan Gabse
Lee Kuo

*Non-voting member

Please contact subcommittee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.

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, visit our list serve instructions page. For more information and to get involved with the section, please contact the section directly.