CLE = “Ethics in International Dual-Jurisdictional Practice”

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Join Professor John Strait as he discusses various ethical issues attorneys may encounter in the course of practicing law internationally.  Professor Strait will be addressing ethical issues in a various contexts, including cross-border transactions and international arbitration and litigation.  Professor Strait has asked Section members to submit issues or questions on ethics topics for him to discuss in advance of the program, so if you have any topics or questions, PLEASE SEND THEM to Jonathan Lloyd at jonathanlloyd@dwt.com. 

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.
Registration starts at 11:45 A.M.

Location:
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA 98101

Speaker: 
Professor John Strait, Seattle University School of Law

John A. Strait, Associate Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law, is a graduate of Yale Law School.  Professor Strait has served on the Washington Supreme Court’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, the King County Bar Association Campaign Ethics Committee, the WSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee, and the board of the Washington Chapter of the American Judicature Society.  He serves on the board of the WSBA Criminal Law Section, and has served as a governor’s appointee to the Statute Law Commission.  He serves as Adjunct Investigative Counsel to the Washington State Bar Association Office of Legal Discipline.  The clinical component of his course in professional responsibility investigated complaints against lawyers for probable cause for the Washington State Bar Association from 1991-2005.  The law school received the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association for the clinical component.  Professor Strait served as a member and Chair of the Seattle Port Authority Ethics Advisory Commission from its inception until 2009.  Professor Strait joined the faculty in 1974.

Credits:
CLE General Credits for Washington Attorneys
Total: 1.5
Ethics: 1.5

Fee:
Free for IPS members
$25 for non-IPS members
$15 for law students

Registration:
Registration is open but space will be limited.  We would appreciate hearing from you beforehand to ensure that enough seats are available.
RSVP by mailing or faxing the registration FORM;
or REGISTER ONLINE.

Questions:
Section Representative contact information for this CLE:
Name: Jonathan Lloyd
Firm: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Telephone #: (206) 757-8088
Email: jonathanlloyd@dwt.com