2021 Annual Bench Bar Conference

Thursday, November 11, 2021
3.25 Law and Legal CLE & CJE Credits

Virtual via Zoom - Online only

Registration Form

Don’t miss this annual meeting of the minds - where judges and attorneys come together to discuss issues facing the legal community.

Registration Fees
$79 - KCBA Members
$99 - Non-KCBA Members, Legal Professionals, General Public
Free - Judges, Commissioners, Magistrates & ALJs

Agenda
8:30-8:45 am
Log-on to virtual program

8:45-9:00am
Welcoming Remarks & Salute to Veterans

  • Hon. Jim Rogers, King County Superior Court, Presiding Judge
  • Dr. Kaustuv M. Das, KCBA President, Intellectual Ventures Legal Services LLC

9:00-9:15 am
Supreme Court Update

  • Chief Justice Steven C. González, Washington State Supreme Court

9:15-10:15am 
State of the Courts with Presiding/Chief Judges

  • Moderator: Tahmina Watson, KCBA First Vice President, Watson Immigration Law
  • Hon. Ricardo S. Martinez, U.S. District Court, West. Dist. Washington, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David S. Mann, Washington State Court of Appeals, Div. I, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Jim Rogers, King County Superior Court, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Susan L. Mahoney, King County District Court, Chief Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Willie J. Gregory, Seattle Municipal Court, Presiding Judge

10:15-10:30am
Break

10:30-11:30am
Litigators' Roundtable

  • Moderator: Katie J. Comstock, Co-Chair KCBA Judiciary & Litigation Committee, Levy Von Beck Comstock, P.S.
  • Ian Birk, Keller Rohrback L.L.P.
  • Rosemarie W. LeMoine, Attorney at Law
  • A. Grant Lingg, Forsberg & Umlauf P.S.
  • Jamal Whitehead, Schroeter, Goldmark & Bender

11:30-12:30pm
Diverse Paths to the Bench

  • Moderator: Dr. Kaustuv M. Das, KCBA President
  • Tip Wonhoff, Deputy General Counsel, Office of the Governor
  • Hon. Nicole Gaines Phelps, King County Superior Court
  • Hon. Patrick Oishi, Assistant Presiding Judge, King County Superior Court
  • Hon. Michael R. Scott, King County Superior Court
  • Hon. Kuljinder K. Dhillon, King County District Court

12:30pm
Evaluations and Adjourn

Event Details

November 11, 2021
Registration: 8:30 AM
Program: 8:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Credits: 3.25 Law & Legal CLE/CJE
Location
KCBA
Virtual via Zoom - Online only
Prices