CLE Summary: International Estate Planning

The summary of the following WSBA IPS CLE on September 16, 2014 is now available on the “CLE Summaries” page of the Global Gavel: “International Estate Planning” Presented by Robert S. Mucklestone, Perkins Coie, Seattle, WA. Please click HERE for the original announcement of this CLE.

Protecting Your Trade Secrets / IP From China

Dan Harris will be discussing how to protect trade secrets/IP from China. Among other things, he will talk about the following: • The three keys to protecting trade secrets/IP from China; • How to avoid doing business with those most likely to steal trade secrets/IP; • How to write a contract that will be enforced…

International Family Law: Affidavits of Support as Enforceable Contracts

Join Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele as she discusses a specific intersection of international law, immigration law, and family law – in particular affidavits of support as enforceable contracts separate from spousal maintenance. This situation arises from a published opinion in a Division II case, In re Marriage of Khan and Khan, Case No. 44814-9-II, 2014 WL 3859305…

Save the Dates! Upcoming CLEs

SAVE THE DATES! The following mini-CLEs are scheduled as described below.  An online registration page for each mini-CLE will be coming soon.  Stay tuned for further information. For the CLE in December, section members are encouraged to submit their own issues or questions in advance of the program, and should send them to Jonathan Lloyd…

Save the Date!: CLE = “International Estate Planning”

SAVE THE DATE! The WSBA International Practice Section invites you to attend a CLE on “International Estate Planning.” Join Bob Mucklestone as he discusses various aspects of international estate planning law. The topics Bob will discuss include preparation of wills and trusts for clients with some non-US involvement, US citizens married to non-US citizen spouses;…

ABA Section of International Law 2014 Fall Meeting – October 21-25, Buenos Aires

The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend our 2014 Fall Meeting in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 21-25, 2014.  Join over 1,000 leading attorneys, corporate counsel, government officials, academics and NGO lawyers for a conference unlike any other.  The International Practice Section is a Cooperating Entity on this…

Call for Article – NWLawyer Magazine

Are you interested in authoring an article for NWLawyer Magazine?The November issue of NWLawyer (the WSBA’s magazine with a print circulation of 31,500 + on-line readers) will be themed “Everything But Seattle,” and the International Practice Section will be featured.  We are looking for an article between 750-1000 words on a topic, issue, or case…

Call for CLE Presenters

We are looking for speakers for the International Practice Section’s lunchtime brown-bag CLE series, beginning in September 2014.  We are interested in presentations on a broad range of topics relating to international law, and would be happy to work with you in developing your presentation.  Presenting a CLE is a great way for you to…