2019 Western States Bar Conference: March 27 - 30, 2019

Kaua’i Marriott Resort

 3610 Rice Street

Lihue, Hawaii 96766

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Program

Day 1
27 Mar 2019
Day 2
28 Mar 2019
Day 3
29 Mar 2019
Day 4
30 Mar 2019

Western States Bar Executive Retreat

Facilitator Deborah O’Regan, Executive Director, Alaska Bar Association

Welcome Reception

Appetizers will be provided and there will be a cash bar for beverages

Welcome to the Conference

Pamela Reiter, President, Western States Bar Conference 2018-2019

Overview of the Conference

Paula Littlewood, WSBC Secretary-Treasurer, Executive Director of the Washington State Bar Association

Welcome to Kauai

Emiko L. Meyers, President, Kaua‘i Bar Association

The Power of Wellness: Getting on the Path to Lawyer Well-Being

Terry Harrell, Executive Director, Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program *Bio As Executive Director of the Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program, Terry Harrell has a front row seat on...
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10:00 am - 10:15 am

Break

Roll Call of the States

Nevada, Arizona, Washington, Hawaii

How to Build a Well-Being Movement for Your Bar

The ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession challenges us to create a well-being movement across the entire profession. Many states have been building a blueprint for...
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12:00 pm

Lunch on Own

Whale Watching – Optional

Polynesian Adventure Tours private charter will pick up the whale watching group at Porte Cochere – main entrance. Blue Dolphin Charter is a 2-hour whale watching tour. Appetizers and soft...
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5:30 pm

Dinner on Own

Breakfast Breakout Sessions for Bar Leaders

LARGE STATE BARS (more than 10,000 members) Ha’iku and Kipu (Puna CD) Moderator: Trey Apfell, Executive Director, State Bar of Texas SMALL STATE BARS (less than 10,000 members) Nawiliwili and...
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9:00 am - 9:15 am

Transition Break

Roll Call of the State

Utah, Texas, Wyoming, Idaho
9:45 am - 11:15 am

Integrated Bars: Is the Well-Being of the Current Structure at Risk?

11:15 am - 11:30 am

Break

Update from the ABA

Judy Perry Martinez, ABA President-elect Nate Alder, NCBP President-elect Patrick Palace, NCBP Council Member
12:00 pm

Lunch on Own

Golf Tournament – Optional

Organizer: Richard Dibblee

Reception/Dinner

Join Pamela Reiter for food and conversation at a buffet dinner hosted by Fastcase. There will be a cash bar for beverages. *This is a ticketed event.

Breakfast

Breakfast for Presidents-elect with ABA President-elect Judy Perry Martinez in Halelea’a (Salon 2)  

Roll Call of the States

Alaska, North Dakota, Montana

Coming to a Theatre Near You Soon: Third Party Funding of Litigation and Blockchain as Legal Technology

Many aspects of the profession are evolving quickly, with several of them well down the road and not necessarily in the forefront of our planning and understanding of them. Two...
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11:00 am - 11:15 am

Break

Roll Call of the States

South Dakota, Oregon, New Mexico

Conclusion of Conference

Announcement of new leadership and adjourn

Annual Business Meeting

For WSBC leadership

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