Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Housing Law CLE

The Legal Action Center presents, Advocating for Residential Tenants
Friday May 6th, 12:00 – 4:00pm
Sponsored by K&L Gates

This CLE will educate participants on the basics of assisting low-income residential tenants in housing matters. The course is designed to prepare attorneys to provide pro-bono services to clients at the Legal Action Center, but all interested parties are encouraged to attend.

There is a suggested registration donation of $25 to attend that can be paid the day of the CLE via check or cash (no credit or debit cards). To register for this event, please e-mail Kate Snow at katesnow@ccsww.org with your name, contact information and WSBA number. There is limited space available so please register early.

Presenters to include:

Mark Chattin
Legal Action Center
Mr. Chattin has been a member of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) since 1992. He previously practiced in Alabama beginning in 1985 where he specialized in civil legal aid. Once he relocated to Washington, he has been actively dedicated to representing the state’s most vulnerable tenants in housing issues. He is also an adjunct professor at Seattle University School of Law and has previously taught at City University.

Frank Siderius
Siderius, Lonergan & Martin, LLP
Mr. Siderius joined Siderius Lonergan & Martin in 1977. He has been recognized as a Washington Super Lawyer by Washington Law & Politics magazine, and he is committed to providing pro bono legal services. He has been an advisor and litigator for nearly 30 years. In addition to an active practice advising credit unions and financial institutions, Frank has tried cases in state and federal courts at trial and appellate levels. He has handled cases involving business disputes, creditor’s rights, personal injury, wrongful death, real estate, insurance defense, and probate and estate issues. Additionally, he is also one of the co-founders of the Legal Action Center and actively volunteers his time at a variety of other organizations.

Jerry Greenan
Gordon Thomas Honeywell
Mr. Green has been an active member of the WSBA since 1957. During his distinguished career, he has appeared before the United States Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth, Tenth and Federal Circuits, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, and, the courts of the State of Washington. In addition, he has appeared before Federal and State courts in many states throughout the United States. Mr. Greenan has been listed in the Business Litigation Section of every edition of "The Best Lawyers in America" from 1987 to the present time. He was the 2009 recipient of the law medal awarded by Gonzaga University School of Law to those individuals who have provided exceptional service to the law and the legal system. He is also a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education seminars on subjects related to antitrust, commercial litigation, eminent domain, trial techniques, conflicts of interest and lawyer discipline. He has been a dedicated volunteer at the Legal Action Center.