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Service to the Bar
I participate with national, state, and local bar associations. For example:
I serve on the Governing Council of the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) Health Law Section.
I have served on the editorial board of the Los Angeles County Bar Association's
I charied the Death & Dying Subcommittee of the LACBA Bioethics Committee.
I have been a contributing author for health law publications of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA).
Minnesota State Bar Association
Governing Council, Health Law Section, May 2012 –
American Bar Association, Special Committee on Bioethics
Formed an affiliation with ASBH, 2012
American Health Lawyers Association
Leadership Development Program, Healthcare Liability and Litigation
Practice Group, 2011 – 2012
Authored contributions for AHLA newsletters
Facilitated Academic Alliance with Hamline, 2011 –
Joint Bioethics Committee, of the Los Angeles County Medical Association and LA County Bar Association
May 2004 - July 2005
Participated, at the invitation of a select group of physicians and lawyers, in the drafting of revised
Guidelines for Foregoing Life-Sustaining Treatment.
, July 2003 - July 2005
Solicited, edited, and discussed articles for the bar journal.
Bioethics Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Chairperson, Subcommittee on Death and Dying,
May 2003 - July 2005
, June 2002 - July 2005
I have also been pleased to serve as a legal consultant to the policy development groups of medical associations.
For the past few years, I have been advising some policy drafting groups at the American Thoracic Society on new policies concerning Conscience Based Refusals and Medical Futility.
I serve on the Minnesota POLST Task Force which is a project housed at the Minnesota Medical Association.