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36th Annual Dinner & CLE

December 5

36th Annual Dinner & CLE

On December 5, 2019, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel

With Remarks by Special Guest, Eric Liu

Registration is now open at http://bit.ly/FBA-AnnualDinner-2019

Eric Liu is the co-founder and CEO of Citizen University. He is the author of several books, including The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker; The Gardens of Democracy; You’re More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen’s Guide to Making Change Happen; and most recently, Become America: Civic Sermons on Love, Responsibility, and Democracy.  Eric served as a White House speechwriter for President Clinton and as the President’s Deputy Domestic Policy Adviser.  Eric has served as a board member of the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Washington State Board of Education, and the Seattle Public Library and is a co-founder of the Alliance for Gun Responsibility. Eric is a regular contributor to the Atlantic, and has recorded several TED Talks.

 

The CLE will be held from 1-5 p.m.

 

Topics and confirmed panelists will include:

 

Panel 1: First Step Act: What is the Best Second Act?

–   Hon. Ricardo S. Martinez (Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Washington)

–   Deborah Ahrens (William C. Oltman Professor of Teaching Excellence & Associate Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law)

–   Connie Smith (Chief U.S. Probation & Pretrial Officer, Western Washington)

 

Panel 2: The State of the Administrative State

–   Kathryn Watts (Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law)

–   Colleen Melody (Assistant Attorney General, WA State Attorney General’s Office)

 

Panel 3: The Role of the Lawyering in Becoming America

–   Eric Liu, Citizens University

–   Hon. Robert Lasnik (U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington)

 

Reception: 5:30pmDinner: 7:00pm

 

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DINNER MENU 

First Course
HEIRLOOM TOMATO TERRINE
Whipped Goat Cheese │Balsamic Pearls│ Garlic Chips

Choice of:

GRILLED SALMON
Sumac Labneh│ House Dried Golden Raisins

Fried Cauliflower, Carrot Escabeche
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CALIFORNIA CUT STRIPLOIN
Beechers Cheddar Curd Whipped Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Mama’s Lil’ Relish, Brown Butter Jus
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WILD MUSHROOM RAVIOLI
Bleu Cheese Cream, Roasted Walnuts, Parmesan Shards

DESSERT
SUN DRIED VANILLA BEAN CRÈME BRULEE
Shortbread & Farm Berries

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://bit.ly/FBA-AnnualDinner-2019

Questions?  Please contact KCBA Staff Liaison Casey Almas at FBA@kcba.org.

Details

Date:
December 5

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