Karen Boxx

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Professor of Law

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Undue Influence in the Making of Wills: The Most Lucrative Form of Financial Exploitation, American Society on Aging, Aging in America: 2014 Annual Conference, Mar. 14, 2014 (San Diego, CA)

Washington Update, Portland Estate Planning Council, 42d Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Jan. 31, 2014 (Portland, OR)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: The Use of Joint Revocable Trusts for Married Couples in Community Property States, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fall Meeting, Oct. 25, 2013 (Fort Worth, TX)

Ten Shades of Community Property, Washington State Bar Association and Estate Planning Council of Seattle, 58th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Oct. 22, 2013 (Seattle, WA)

No Place Like Home: Estate Planning with Residential Real Property, Washington State Bar Association and Estate Planning Council of Seattle, 58th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Oct. 21, 2013 (Seattle, WA)

Son of Trust Act: Virtual Representation and 2013 Amendments to Washington Trust Law, Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Section Midyear Meeting, Jun. 8, 2013 (Pasco, WA)

Ethics Issues in Estate Planning, American Bar Association, 39th National Conference on Professional Responsibility, May 31, 2013 (San Antonio, TX)

Can You Do This Under TEDRA?, Washington State Bar Association, 10th Annual Trust and Estate Litigation Seminar, Apr. 25, 2013 (Seattle, WA)

Community Property Hot Topics, Washington State Bar Association, Community Property Law in Washington: Current Issues for Experienced Practitioners, Apr. 11, 2013 (Seattle, WA)

Washington Update, Portland Estate Planning Council, 41st Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Feb. 8, 2013 (Portland, OR)

Ethics Update, Washington State Bar Association, Same Sex Marriage, Registered Domestic Partnerships and Committed Intimate Relationships: What You Need to Know, Dec. 5, 2012 (Seattle, WA)

Remains of the Day: Issues at Death Regarding Disposition of Remains and Your Digital Presence, Washington State Bar Association, Annual Senior Lawyers Conference, May 11, 2012 (Seattle, WA)

Asset Protection Trusts in the United States, University of Liechtenstein, Trust Conference: Private Wealth Preservation, Apr. 26, 2012 (Vaduz, Liechtenstein)

Panelist, The Beginning of the End of Anonymity?, University of Liechtenstein, Trust Conference: Private Wealth Preservation, Apr. 26, 2012 (Vaduz, Liechtenstein)

Panelist, Elder Law in the United States and Canada—Practical and Ethical Advice for the Family-Oriented Practitioner, American Bar Association, Senior Lawyers Division Spring Meeting, Apr. 20, 2012 (Vancouver, Canada)

Washington Law Recent Developments, Estate Planning Council of Portland, inc., 41st Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Feb. 3, 2012 (Portland, OR)

The 2011 Washington Trust Act, South Sound Estate Planning Council, Nov. 17, 2011 (Olympia, WA)

The 2011 Washington Trust Act: Advanced Issues, Washington State Bar Association and Estate Planning Council of Seattle, 56th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Oct. 31, 2011 (Seattle, WA)

A Call for Standards: Overview of the Current Status and Need for Guardian Standards of Conduct and Codes of Ethics, National Guardianship Network, Third National Guardianship Summit, Oct. 2011 (Salt Lake City, UT)

The 2011 Washington Trust Act: Innovation and Clarification for Washington Trust Law, Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Midyear Meeting, Jun. 11, 2011 (Skamania, WA)

His, Her and Their Property: A Primer on Marital Property Law in the Community Property States, American Bar Association, e-CLE, Jun. 7, 2011

Will Death Become Uncertain, Too? What We Know and Don’t Know about the Federal Estate and Gift Tax after Congress’ Most Recent Actions, Washington State Bar Association, Annual Senior Lawyers Conference, May 13, 2011 (Seattle, WA)

Ethical Duties in Representing Fiduciaries, King County Bar Association, So You Think You’re a Fiduciary? Challenges of Representing Professional and Non-professional Fiduciaries, Mar. 18, 2011 (Seattle, WA)

Panelist, Resolved: The Trust Is Dead, Association of American Law Schools, Annual Meeting, Jan. 7, 2011 (San Francisco, CA)

Do Your Health Care Directives, Powers of Attorney and Community Property Agreements Need a Tune Up?, Washington State Bar Association and Estate Planning Council of Seattle, 55th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Nov. 1, 2010 (Seattle, WA)

Revisions to Slayer Statute, King County Bar Association, Strengthening Your Estate Planning Practice, Apr. 7, 2010 (Seattle, WA)

Proposed Changes to Washington Trust Law, Washington State Bar Association, 7th Annual Trust and Estate Litigation Seminar, Mar. 12, 2010 (Seattle, WA)

Ethical and Malpractice Issues Related to Probate Litigation, King County Bar Association, 12th Annual Probate Litigation and Ethics Seminar, Dec. 4, 2009 (Seattle, WA)

New 2009 Slayer Statute--Financial Exploitation as Grounds for Disinheritance, Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Advising Estate Planning and Probate Clients: Practice Pitfalls and Economic Challenges, Nov. 18, 2009 (Seattle, WA)

Estate and Related Planning During Economic Turmoil, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, e-CLE, Jan. 21, 2009

Ethical and Malpractice Issues Related to Probate Litigation, King County Bar Association, 11th Annual Probate Litigation and Ethics Seminar, Dec. 12, 2008 (Seattle, WA)

From Creation Through Compliance to Termination: Keeping Your Clients' Charitable Entities on Track, Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section Midyear Meeting, Jun. 7, 2008 (Vancouver, WA)

The Fertile Octogenarian Revisited: Romance Late in Life, Its Financial Implications and the Right to Physical Intimacy in the Nursing Home, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, 19th Annual Symposia, May 1, 2008 (Washington, DC)

Ethical and Malpractice Issues Related to Probate Litigation, King County Bar Association, 10th Annual Probate Litigation and Ethics Seminar, Dec. 14, 2007 (Seattle, WA)

University of Washington School of Law, Fourteenth Annual Professional Responsibility Institute, Dec. 1, 2007 (Seattle)

Interstate Jurisdiction Problems with Guardianships: The Proposed Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act, Washington State Bar Association, 52d Annual Estate Planning Seminar, Oct. 2, 2007 (Seattle)

Power of Attorney Hot Topics -- American and Canadian Perspectives, American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust and Taxation Section, Joint Fall CLE Meeting, Sep. 27, 2007 (Vancouver, B.C., Canada)

What Every Tax Practitioner Should Know about Elder Law, American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust and Taxation Section, Joint Fall CLE Meeting, Sep. 27, 2007 (Vancouver, B.C., Canada)

Proposed Amendments to Washington Trust Statutes: Implications for Revocable Living Trusts and Their Trustees and Beneficiaries, Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Annual Meeting, Jun. 9, 2007 (Spokane)

What You Don't Know About the New Rules of Professional Conduct Could Hurt You, Washington State Bar Association, Essentials of Elder Law: TEDRA & How to Protect your Elder Clients, Jan. 19, 2007

Credit Shelter Trusts; Community Property Agreements; Planning for Nontraditional Families; Durable Powers of Attorney; and Planning for Retirement Benefits, University of Washington School of Law, Basic Washington Estate Planning Skill Series (Sept. through Dec. 2006; April through June 2004; April and May 2000; Sept. 23-26, 1998), Sep. 1, 2006

Ethics Rule Changes and How to Avoid Discipline in the Areas of Estate Planning and Real Estate Matters, Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Annual Meeting, Jun. 9, 2006 (Skamania, WA)

Post-Schiavo Legislative Update, American Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, 17th Annual Symposia, May 3, 2006 (San Diego)

Conflicts and Other Ethical Issues in Elder Law, King County Bar Association Guardianship and Elder Law Section, Advanced Issues in Elder Law, Mar. 23, 2006 (Seattle)

Panelist, Cardozo Law School, Trust Law in the 21st Century, Sep. 19, 2005 (New York)

Revisions to Washington Rules of Professional Responsibility, Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Annual Meeting, Jun. 10, 2005 (Spokane)

Multi-Jurisdictional Estate Planning, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, 2005 Western Regional Meeting, May 14, 2005 (Seattle)

Surrogate Decision Making: Ethical Issues We Never Thought About in Law School, American Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, 16th Annual Spring Symposia, Apr. 28, 2005 (Washington, DC)

Ethical Issues in Trust and Estate Litigation, Washington State Bar Association, Trust and Estate Litigation: Invaluable Insight for Every Estate Planner, Mar. 18, 2005 (Seattle)

Durable Powers of Attorney, Washington State Bar Association, Elder Law Issues in Estate Planning, Jan. 28, 2005 (Seattle)

Ethical and Malpractice Issues Related to Probate Litigation, King County Bar Association, 7th Annual Probate Litigation and Ethics Seminar, Dec. 10, 2004 (Seattle, WA)

Fiduciary Law: Comments on Revisions Under Consideration, 6th Annual Not for Profit Workshop, Nov. 9, 2004 (Seattle)

Panelist, Update on Uniform Trust Code Committee/Notices Required for Trusts, Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Midyear Meeting amd Seminar, Jun. 5, 2004 (Skamania, WA)

Community Property Across State Lines, American Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, 15th Annual Symposia, Apr. 1, 2004 (Seattle)

Ethical and Malpractice Issues Related to Probate Litigation, King County Bar Association, 6th Annual Probate Litigation and Ethics Seminar, Dec. 12, 2003 (Seattle, WA)

Ethical and Malpractice Issues Related to Probate Litigation, King County Bar Association, 5th Annual Probate Litigation and Ethics Seminar, Oct. 2002 (Seattle, WA)

Ethical and Malpractice Issues Related to Probate Litigation, King County Bar Association, 4th Annual Probate Litigation and Ethics Seminar, Oct. 19, 2001 (Seattle, WA)

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