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This program may qualify for up to 5.50 hours of Washington continuing legal education (Self Study) A/V credit, which includes 5.50 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 0.0 hour of ethics.
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
BRADLEY C. CROCKETT is a partner with Wolff, Hislop & Crockett, PLLC. He practices in the areas of civil litigation, business litigation, construction disputes, employment law, estate disputes, and real estate disputes. Mr. Crockett is licensed to practice in Washington State, before the U.S. District Court-Eastern District of Washington, and Idaho State and before the U.S. District Court-District of Idaho. Mr. Crockett is a member of the American Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association, Spokane County Bar Association, the Union Gospel Mission Board of Directors and the Greater Spokane Incorporated. He earned his B. A. degree, magna cum laude, from Gonzaga University and his J.D. degree, Order of the Barristers, from the University of Washington School of Law.
MARK KNAPP is an attorney with the Law Office of Mark Knapp PLLC. He is admitted to practice in Washington state, the Western District of Washington, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Practicing in the areas of criminal defense, employment discrimination and firearms law, he is the founding president of the Armed Defense Training Association in Federal Way, Washington, which provides training for experienced shooters and first time gun owners with a focus on live-fire shoot-on-the-move events at local ranges in the Everett and Federal Way areas. Mr. Knapp shoots in competitions that utilize rifle, pistol and shotgun - all in the same match. He teaches the legal component of NRA Personal Protection in the Home classes and Personal Protection Outside the Home, and recently earned credentials as an NRA basic pistol instructor. Mr. Knapp's experience with firearms law includes NFA gun trusts, restoration of the right to possess firearms and BATFE licensing issues involving federally licensed firearms dealers. In addition to miscellaneous civil and criminal defense cases involving firearms, he regularly assists armed citizens, gun ranges and issues related to open and concealed carry in public places. Mr. Knapp graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law, and recently moved back to North Idaho and practices law in Spokane, Washington.
LARRY J. KUZNETZ is a partner with the Spokane Law Firm of Powell, Kuznetz & Parker, P.S., where his areas of concentration include personal injury, labor and employment, civil rights, wrongful termination, discrimination, sex harassment and workers' compensation. Mr. Kuznetz is licensed to practice law in Washington and Idaho. He is a member of the Spokane County and Washington State bar associations, Washington State Association For Justice (formerly the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association), and Washington Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Kuznetz is a past chair and member of the Washington State Bar Association Disciplinary Board. He is presently a member of the Washington State Bar Association Hearing Officer Selection Panel. Mr. Kuznetz earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Fairhaven College, and his J.D. degree from Hofstra University in New York.
JOHN R. NELSON is a member of Foster Pepper PLLC, in Spokane, Washington, where his practice is focused on complex commercial litigation. Mr. Nelson is a regular lecturer before the Washington State Bar Association and other professional groups on litigation and trial advocacy. He is a past chair of the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association's Litigation Section and is a former president of the Eastern District of Washington’s Federal Bar Association. Mr. Nelson has served on the editorial board of the Washington Civil Procedure Deskbook, and was editor in chief of the Washington Trial and Evidence Manual in 2004. He has been named to the U.S. News and World Reports Best Lawyers in America for commercial litigation from 2012 to date. Mr. Nelson earned his B.S. degree from Utah State University, his M.A. degree from the University of Washington, and his J.D. degree from the University of Utah.
GEOFFREY D. SWINDLER is solo practitioner whose practice includes a broad range of civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury. He has represented clients in a wide range of personal injury cases, including, car accidents, products liability, intentional torts, and bad faith. Mr. Swindler earned his B.A. degree from the University of Washington, his M.A. degree from George Washington University, and his J.D. degree from Seattle University. Mr. Swindler is admitted to practice in Washington and Idaho state and federal courts.