Speaking Engagements

For Lawyers Speaking Engagements (Past)

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Stacey frequently speaks on business law, estate planning, and probate at a variety of events, including continuing legal education courses for attorneys and events sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Selected speaking engagements include:

Speaker: Stacey taught a continuing legal education course (“CLE”) as part of the Washington State Bar Association’s (WSBA) annual readmission program. This CLE is mandatory for attorneys who were once members of the Washington Bar, had their licenses lapse for a various reasons, and now seek to be readmitted to practice.  She joined Jeanne Marie Clavere, Professional Responsibility Counsel of the WSBA, to discuss how the ethical rules, known as the Rules of Professional Conduct, govern lawyers’ participation in social media.  August 8, 2013.

Speaker: Stacey was invited to help train the business attorneys of tomorrow, at the King County Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education course entitled, “Bridging the Gap.”  Stacy discussed ways for new business attorneys need to guide their clients in forming legally sound corporations and LLC’s.   March 8, 2013.

Panalist: : Stacey was invited to participate in a panel discussion for the Washington State Bar Association Readmission Course at the WSBA CLE Conference Center.  February 22, 2013

Speaker: Washington Small Business Fair, September 29, 2012.  Two presentations of each seminar.

  • Business Law Essentials.  Learn how to register a trade name, negotiate a lease, put agreements in writing, select a legal structure, find the right lawyer, and meet other challenges you may encounter when starting or running a business.
  • Which Business Entity is Best for You?  Learn about the pros and cons of the various forms of business structures: sole proprietorship, corporation, and LLC. This class does not constitute legal advice, but will provide you with a basic understanding of which business entity is right for you.

Panelist: Lincoln on Professionalism. Washington State Bar Association presents Lincoln on Professionalism.  This documentary coupled with a discussion by a distinguished panel, including local attorney Stacey Romberg, presents a current and modern context to the model of professionalism that Lincoln, the attorney, provides. June 18, 2013, September 27, 2012,  April 24, 2012, September 28, 2011,  June 29, 2010, September 29, 2009 and March 26, 2009.

Presenter: The 7th Annual WSBA Solo and Small Firm Conference: “Reinvent, Recharge and Rejuvenate Your Practice!” July 19, 2012 – July 21, 2012.

Panelist: “The Small Law Firm in Today’s World.” Stacey was invited to be a panelist for a “Special Presentation Brown Bag” Session during the Washington State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Seminar. February 24, 2012.

Chair: “Harnessing the Power of the Internet for Your Practice” Stacey Romberg chaired this continuing legal education program for the Washington State Bar Association. December 14th, 2010.  The seminar covered:

  • Internet Investigations: What You Can Do and How to Do It
  • Cloud Computing for Legal Professionals
  • The Ethics of Social Media

Speaker:  Strategic Solutions for Solo/Small Firm Practitioners for the Washington State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education.  Stacey co-chaired the CLE as a whole with Ann Guinn, and presented with Tara Roberts and Jim Talbot regarding virtual offices.  December 10, 2009.

Speaker:  “Virtual Offices” for the King County Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Bootcamp.  Co-presented with Tara Roberts of Puget Sound Law.  October 30, 2009.

Speaker:  “Revisions to Rules of Professional Conduct.” King County Bar Association’s Solo Small Practice Section, Continuing Legal Education, October 10, 2007. With Lori Rath.

Speaker: “Estate Planning by the Solo/Small Firm Practitioner Revisited – Follow up and Updated Recommendations.” 54th Annual Estate Planning Seminar – Estate Planning Council of Seattle and the Washington State Bar Association – Washington State Convention and Trade Center.  Co-presented with Lori K. Rath, attorney.  October 1-2, 2009.

Speaker:  “Running a Law Practice in a Recession: Economic Facts and Survival Skills.” Together with WBO Member Penelope Bell of Simply a Moment, Stacey presented this continuing legal education presentation to the King County Bar Association Solo and Small Practice Section presentation. May 13, 2009.

Speaker:  CLE: “Succeeding in Tough Times:  The Lawyer & Law Firm Survival Guide”.  March 2009.

Speaker: “Perspectives on Defining and Refining Your Personal Communication Style: Dealing Effectively with Clients (or Prospective Clients).” Washington State Bar Association’s 3rd Annual Solo and Small  Firm Conference, July 2008.

Speaker: “Developing an Estate Planning Practice in the Solo/Small Firm Environment.” Washington State Bar Association’s 3rd Annual Solo and Small  Firm Conference, July 2008

Speaker:  “Suggestions and Resources for Managing Your Practice for New Bar Admittees.” Washington State Bar Association.  .  November 7, 2007

Speaker: Washington State Bar Association’s 52nd Annual Estate Planning Seminar, October 2, 2007

Speaker and Panelist: “Starting a Legal Practice.” Fifth Annual Animal Law Conference. March 9, 2007.

Panelist: Careers in Estate Planning. Seattle University School of Law. October 27, 2005.

Speaker: “Mistakes Lawyers Make.” King County Solo and Small Practice Section. July 13, 2005.

Panelist: “Starting a Legal Practice.” University of Washington School of Law. May 21, 2004 and May 9, 2003.

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