Upcoming events

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

    SCBA Free CLE

    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.

     

    PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND


    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

     


    • 08/17/2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • Sudden Valley Golf Club, 4 Clubhouse Cir, Bellingham, WA 98229

    2018 Golf Tournament

    Whatcom and Skagit County Bar Associations
    Friday, August 17, 2018

    Please register soon! See attached flyers for more details.  This is a fun yearly event to raise money for a great cause!




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    • 08/24/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Skagit Valley College

    Project Homeless Connect Legal Clinic

    When: Friday, August 24, 2018 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Location: Skagit Valley College

    The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program is recruiting volunteer attorneys to provide consultations at Project Homeless Connect (PHC).  The mission of Project Homeless Connect is to provide a single location where health and social service providers collaborate to serve individuals and families experiencing homelessness or that are at-risk of becoming homeless with comprehensive, holistic, and immediate services.  Families and individuals can obtain brief legal consultations from volunteer attorneys, in addition to housing resources, dental care, haircuts, photo ID's, veterinary care, clothing, and a wonderful lunch, provided by a variety of social service organizations and numerous volunteers.  More information about the event can be found athttp://www.skagitprojecthomelessconnect.org/

    If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Maren Anderson, VLP Program Manager at (360) 588-5756 or marena@communityactionskagit.org

    • 08/25/2018
    • Skagit Valley College

    Skagit VLP / LBAW Legal Clinic

    When: Saturday, August 25, 2018 (Time TBD)

    Location: Skagit Valley College

    The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP), in partnership with the Latino-Latina Bar Association of Washington (http://www.lbaw.org/), is recruiting attorneys to volunteer to provide brief consultations in a variety of areas of law to Spanish-speaking clients and other members of the Hispanic community. Attorneys generally volunteer in shifts of about two hours. You do not need to speak Spanish to volunteer, as there will be interpreters available.

    If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Maren Anderson, VLP Program Manager at (360) 588-5756 or marena@communityactionskagit.org

    • 10/24/2018
    • 7:45 AM - 4:45 PM
    • Grand Willow Inn, 17926 Dunbar Rd, West Mount Vernon

    SAVE THE DATE!

    SKAGIT VLP ANNUAL FULL-DAY CLE

    (Credits Pending)

     

    AT THE INTERSECTION OF FAMILY LAW AND THE REST OF THE LEGAL WORLD:
    What Every Attorney Should Know About Family Law

     

    WHERE: Grand Willow Inn, 17926 Dunbar Rd, West Mount Vernon, WA

    WHEN:   Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    Continental Breakfast & Check-in @ 7:45 am / Welcome @ 8:00am

    / Program begins at 8:15 am.  Lunch and break snacks provided.


    HELP SUPPORT THE SKAGIT VLP BY ATTENDING!

     

    Sponsorship opportunities available. 

    For more information, contact VLP Manager Maren Anderson (marena@communityactionskagit.org)


Past events

06/29/2018 Open House Retirement Reception for Commissioner Karen Lerner
06/04/2018 The Ethics of Representing Pro Bono and Moderate Means Clients
05/07/2018 Trusts & Estates and Estate Taxes - An Overview
04/30/2018 Law Day and Liberty Bell Dinner
04/30/2018 24rd Annual Law Day Legal Clinic
04/28/2018 Have a Heart Run (in support of the Skagit VLP)
04/21/2018 Skagit VLP/LBAW Legal Clinic
04/09/2018 Free Ethics CLE - Everything IOLTA
02/24/2018 9th Annual Think Summer! Dinner and Auction
02/09/2018 Superior Court Commissioner Gwen L. Halliday Swearing In Ceremony
02/05/2018 SCBA FREE CLE - Choose Your Adventure - Protection Orders
01/31/2018 Open House Celebration for the Retirement of Commissioner Brian Paxton
01/15/2018 Using Technology to Improve Your Practice
12/11/2017 The Skagit County Judges and Skagit County Bar’s Annual Holiday Party
11/15/2017 REGISTER NOW: NOV 15, 2017 - Annual VLP-CLE
11/06/2017 2017 SCBA Annual Business Meeting and Election of Officers
11/02/2017 Beer & Justice
10/09/2017 State of the Judiciary Dinner
10/02/2017 ODYSSEY PRESENTATION - 10-2-2017 @ 12 NOON
09/20/2017 Free CLE (Requires Commitment to Volunteer): Protecting Immigrant Children through State Court Actions and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
09/11/2017 SCBA FREE CLE - STAYING OUT OF TROUBLE - PHILIP BURI
08/25/2017 Skagit - Whatcom - Island - San Juan Bar Associations Golf Tournament & Dinner
08/25/2017 Project Homeless Connect Legal Clinic
07/18/2017 Free (with volunteering commitment) Housing Justice Project CLE
07/14/2017 Swearing In Ceremony for Judge Laura M. Riquelme
06/30/2017 Open-House Celebration Honoring Judge Rickert
06/05/2017 SCBA FREE CLE - CRIMINAL LAW TOPIC
05/08/2017 SCBA FREE CLE - 1031 EXCHANGES
04/29/2017 Have a Heart Run
04/28/2017 Law Day & Liberty Bell Luncheon
04/27/2017 23rd Annual Law Day Legal Clinic
04/15/2017 Skagit VLP / LBAW Legal Clinic
04/03/2017 SCBA FREE CLE - Recognizing Immigration Issues in Your Practice
03/06/2017 SCBA FREE CLE - Intellectual Property
02/28/2017 SCBA Legal History Project Meeting
02/25/2017 THINK SUMMER!!! SAT FEB 25, 2017
02/06/2017 SCBA FREE CLE - BANKRUPTCY: What All Attorneys Should Know
01/31/2017 SCBA Legal History Project Meeting
01/09/2017 SCBA FREE CLE - QDRO? What QDRO?
12/12/2016 2016 Judges & SCBA Holiday Party
11/07/2016 SCBA ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING & ELECTION OF OFFICERS
10/26/2016 2016 ANNUAL FULL-DAY VLP-CLE - 6.25 Credits, including 1 Ethics
10/10/2016 STATE OF THE JUDICIARY 2016
09/12/2016 SCBA Free Ethics CLE - The Dreaded Letter - Bar Complaints and Response
06/13/2016 SCBA Free CLE - Family Law Mediation: Trials & Tribulations
05/02/2016 SCBA CLE -- Best Practices in Employment Law
04/29/2016 Law Day & Liberty Bell Luncheon
04/26/2016 FREE WSBA CLE - 1 CREDIT - LEGAL LUNCHBOX
02/08/2016 Disciplined Discovery CLE

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

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