General Session

03 Apr 2020
9:00 am-12:15 pm
Salon I,II

General Session

8:30—8:45 a.m. Update from the ABA
Patricia Lee Refo, 2019-2020 ABA President-Elect
Alex Vakula, 2020 WSBC President

8:45—9:00 a.m. Transition Break

9:00—10:15 a.m. Deepfakes, Democracy and the Courts
Suzanne Spaulding, Washington, DC, Senior Adviser, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and Standing Committee Member, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Elizabeth Rindskopf-Parker, Napa, CA, Consultant, Defending Democratic Institutions Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

10:15—10:30 a.m. Transition Break

10:30—11:45 a.m. Regulatory Changes Afoot in the West
Donna Hershkowitz, Interim Executive Director, California State Bar
Dave Byers, Director of the Admin Office of the Court, Arizona
Heather Farnsworth, President-Elect, Utah State Bar
Moderator: Patrick Palace, Palace Law

11:45 a.m.—12:15 p.m. Roll Call of States
Oregon, Nevada, Texas, New Mexico