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Free CLE - Maritime Law

  • 08/13/2018
  • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Seafarer's Memorial Park Pavilion, 601 Seafarer's Way, Anacortes

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1.0  Law Credit  

Maritime Law

Overview of Seamen's Personal Injury and Death Claims

Through the Lens of a Major Marine Disaster


When:   Monday, 08/13/2018   -   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location:   Seafarer's Memorial Park Pavilion, 601 Seafarer's Way (turn R off Q Ave - beside Cap Sante Marina), Anacortes WA 98221

Presenter:  David C. Bratz


Through the prism of the harrowing story of the 2002 Bering Sea conflagration and abandon ship of the fishing and processing vessel F/V GALAXY, the presentation will provide an overview of seamen's remedies for personal injury and wrongful death under the Jones Act, Death on the High Seas Act, and general maritime law.

Materials will be distributed electronically to registered attendees prior to CLE - please print and bring them  if you wish to have them for the CLE.



Overlooking Fidalgo Bay.  Social time 4pm-5pm.  

Light appetizers and soft drinks provided.

This CLE is free, and SCBA members will receive 1.0 WSBA Law Credit.

Non-members are welcome to attend but will not receive credit. 


David C. Bratz,  WSBA # 15235

LeGros Buchanan & Paul PS

2415 T Ave, Ste. 208, Anacortes WA 98221

360-293-7832   info@legros.com 

David C. Bratz is the Managing Director of the maritime law firm, Le Gros Buchanan & Paul, practicing out of the firm’s office in Anacortes.  He has been with the firm since 1991. David’s practice emphasizes representing vessel owners and maritime employers in all aspects of maritime litigation.  He has represented vessel owners in a number of major casualty claims including sinkings, fire and collisions, as well as employment claims ranging from wage and contract, to discrimination and harassment, to mutiny.

David is a member of the Washington and Alaska Bar Associations.  He is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and to the U.S. Supreme Court. He graduated the University of Washington School of Law in 1985.

Hope to see you there!

SCBA CLE Committee


Skagit County Bar Association
PO Box 57, Mount Vernon WA 98273

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