Updated: June 14, 2022

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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Section Executive Committee Elections

The Section is conducting elections for open positions on the executive committee.

Voting is scheduled for June 6–19, 2022.

Candidate Information, Open Positions, and Terms
For more information about the Section and its executive committee, please review the Section's bylaws. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order by position.

Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Candidate: Maddie Haller | Statement of Interest

First Vice Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Candidate: Ronak Chokhani | Statement of Interest

Second Vice Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Candidate: Adrian Chan | Statement of Interest

Secretary: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Candidate: Ellie Page | Statement of Interest

Treasurer: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Candidate: Appalenia Udell | Statement of Interest 

At-Large Member (three positions open): one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Candidate 1: Elizabeth Waiguchu Jackson | Statement of Interest

Candidate 2: Elana Praggastis | Statement of Interest

Candidate 3: Stephanie Sundier | Statement of Interest

Questions? Contact sections@wsba.org.


Executive Committee

ChairLori Oliver (2021-2022) 

1st Vice ChairMaddie Haller (2021-2022) 

2nd Vice ChairWilliam Waller (2021-2022) 

SecretaryAppalenia Udell (2021-2022) 

Treasurer: vacant 

Immediate Past Chair: Michael L. Farrell (2021-2022) 

Young Lawyer Liaison*: Adrian Chan

BOG Liaison*: Carla Higginson (2021-2022) 

At-Large Members

Ronak Chokhani (2021-2022)

Elizabeth Waiguchu Jackson (2021-2022)

Jeffrey Thomas (2021-2022)

*nonvoting member


Subcommittees

Education Committee

Lori Oliver, Chair
Michael L. Farrell
Appalenia Udell
Elizabeth W. Jackson

Outreach Committee 

Madeleine Haller, Chair
Ronak Chokhani
Jeff Thomas
William Waller
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.


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 contact the section directly.