Challenging Systemic Racism in Our Regional Justice System: Session 1 - Community Perspectives

WELCOME: Jenae Ball – SCBA President LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Bailey Warrior Pahang, GU School of Law 3L, descendant of Lummi Nation, the Lhaq’temish people. BLESSING: Yvonne Swan-Wanrow, Sinixt Arrow Lakes Colville. Enrolled Tribal Member Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Chief Justice Debra Stephens and Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis This session is worth 1.25 ethics credits of the total credits (6.0 ethics) approved by the Washington State Bar Association. Must be viewed and reported by 09/26/25. WSBA Activity ID#: 1151132 Recorded: 09/26/2020
Price: $0.00

Challenging Systemic Racism in Our Regional Justice System: Session 3B -Smash the School to Prison Pipeline

SMASH THE SCOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE FEATURING: Vanessa Torres Hernandez - Legal Director with Northwest Justice Project; Team Child Youth Voice, Nicole Jenkins-Rosenkrantz - Community Partner's Manager with Spokane Public Schools; Bob Murphy - Retired Judge from Oklahoma, and retired Washington Administrative Law Judge Moderator Inga Laurent This session is worth 0.75 ethics credits of the total credits (6.0 ethics) approved by the Washington State Bar Association. Must be viewed and reported by 09/26/25. WSBA Activity ID#: 1151132 Recorded: 09/26/2020
Price: $0.00

Challenging Systemic Racism in Our Regional Justice System: Session 3C - Advising People of Color Owned Businesses

ADVISING BLACK, INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF COLOR (BIPOC) OWNED BUSINESSES FEATURING: Ben Cabildo, President of AHANA; Nima Motahari - Senior Architectural Project Manager at Womer & Associates and Moderator Briana Ortega This session is worth 0.75 ethics credits of the total credits (6.0 ethics) approved by the Washington State Bar Association. Must be viewed and reported by 09/26/25. WSBA Activity ID#: 1151132 Recorded: 09/26/2020
Price: $0.00

Challenging Systemic Racism in Our Regional Justice System: Session 4 - SCBA Task Force on Our Local Justice System

ADDRESSING RACIAL AND ETHNIC DISPARATIES AND ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN OUR REGIONAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. Featuring: President Jenaé Ball, Morgan Maxey, Briana Ortega, Natasha Hill, and Inga Laurent. This session is worth 1.0 ethics credits of the total credits (6.0 ethics) approved by the Washington State Bar Association. Must be viewed and reported by 09/26/25. WSBA Activity ID#: 1151132 Recorded: 09/26/2020
Price: $0.00

CRIMINAL COURT RE-OPENING AND PUBLIC HEALTH: A Criminal Defense Perspective CLE (10/07/2020)

Local criminal defense expert and attorney Mark Vovos will give his perspectives on legal issues in the criminal defense arena that have arisen as a result of the pandemic and how measures to ensure public health and safety impact the defendants' right to a speedy and public trial, voir dire, examination of witnesses, as well as ethical concerns in criminal cases. Approved for 1.0 law & legal credits in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 10/07/2025. WSBA Activity ID #: 1150140
Price: $25.00

DISABILITIES & THE LAW CLE - Part Two (11/17/2020)

MIKE BRESSON discusses the ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Act Experience) Act LIZ WALLACE discussed the Ethics of Representing a Person with Diminished Capacity Jonas Hemenway discussed Special/Supplemental Needs Trusts Approved for 1.5 law & legal and 1.0 ethics credits in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 11/17/2025. WSBA Activity ID #: 1150158
Price: $65.00

Mediation & the Eviction Moratorium CLE (12/09/2020)

Long time SCBA member and Chair of the SCBA’s ADR Section, LESLIE GROVE is an experienced and Certified Mediator for the Northwest Mediation Center. Leslie indicates that she currently heavily involved in the planning mediation for the Eviction Resolution Program. Spokane is one of the 6 pilot counties in the state, and Dispute Resolutions Centers are tapped with the job of providing a whole series of resolution services. The VLP’s Project Coordinator KELIN McCLOSKEY for the Eviction Defense Project will give a brief overview of the VLP’s Eviction Defense Project and the services that are available. Approved for 1.0 law & legal credits in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 12/09/2025. WSBA Activity ID #: 1155525 MATERIALS: https://www.spokanebar.org/cles/materials/evictionmoratorium/
Price: $25.00

The Art of Ethical and Quality Client Service CLE (11/12/2020)

Local member and attorney Dallas Cooney talks about why providing ethical client service is so important to the profession, to the business of law, what the RPCs have to say about it and where he sees it missing in the profession today. Approved for 0.50 law & legal and 0.50 ethics credits in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 11/12/2025. WSBA Activity ID #: 1150158 MATERIALS: https://www.spokanebar.org/cles/materials/qualityservice/
Price: $25.00

THE COURTS & COVID-19

Washington State Supreme Court Chief Justice Debra L. Stephens and Spokane County Superior Court Judge Julie M. McKay talk about the CoronaVirus and it's effects on the courts, access to justice and steps and procedures being taken to ensure the safety of staff, lawyers and the public. 1.50 law & legal credits in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 05/04/2025. WSBA Activity ID #: 1139752 Recorded: 05/04/2020
Price: $0.00

The Uniform Guardianship Act in Spokane County (12/14/2020)

Former Legal Programs Director for the Volunteer Lawyers Program and current staff attorney for the Northwest Justice Project Kristina Ralls reviews key elements to consider when preparing for the switch to UGA in 2021. Commissioner Michelle Ressa, co-chair of the statewide Superior Court Judges’ Association Juvenile and Family Law Committee, presents on what Spokane County has planned so far for UGA processes in 2021, and discuss with attendees. 1.0 law & legal credits in Washington. Must be be viewed and reported by 12/14/25. WSBA Activity ID #: 1155482 MATERIALS: https://www.spokanebar.org/cles/materials/2020uga/
Price: $25.00