Will K. Weinstein Conversation Series 2013

July 16, 2013

What: The 2013 William K. Weinstein Conversation Series of six lectures, focusing on the ethical issues and related decision making models that arise in discrete industries in which lawyers practice.  Each symposium provides a plenary overview of the ethical obligations and challenges facing clients as well as lawyers in the particular industry.
As an added benefit for Hawai‘i’s lawyers, each session is eligible for 1.5 Mandatory Continuing Professional Education (MCPE) credits for attorneys licensed in the state of Hawai‘i, in compliance with Hawai‘i State Supreme Court Rule 22. (Limited seating is available for each lecture.)

Time: All lectures will be from 6:00 -7:30 p.m. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m.

Admission: Open to the public, FREE

Parking: $6 after 4 p.m. on the Mānoa campus

RSVP: Anyone interested in attending can go to www.law.hawaii.edu/weinstein for more information and to RSVP.
Friends of Law, register at (808) 956-8478 or www.law.hawaii.edu/weinstein
Friends of Business, register at (808) 956-6926 or www.shidler.hawaii.edu/weinstein

Series Schedule

A Special Conversation at Kapi‘olani Community College, Ohi‘a Building Cafeteria

Parking is free

July 18: "Ethics in the Food and Entertainment Industry”

Beverley Gannon, Celebrated Chef and Restauranteur
Aaron Placourakis, President & CEO, Tri-Star Restaurant Group
Sheldon Simeon, Executive Chef and Top Chef Finalist

Conversations at the William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2

Parking is $6 after 4 p.m. on the Mānoa Campus

July 16: "Corporate Governance and Ethical Behavior in Both For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Charitable Organizations"

Mary Bitterman, President of the Barnard Osher Foundation and Lead Independent Director of the Bank of Hawai‘i.

July 23: "The Ethics of Capitalism"

Alex Adamovich, Venture Capitalist and Private Equity Investor in Australia and China
Jay Shidler, Founder and Managing Partner of The Shidler Group
Peter Ho, CEO of Bank of Hawai‘i
Mark Dunkerley, CEO of Hawaiian Airlines.

July 25: "Legal Ethics – Mindfulness, Ethics and the Lawyer’s Role"

Scott Peppet, Professor, University of Colorado Law School

July 30: "Ethics in College Athletics (& how it relates to professional sports)"

George Rush, Athletic Director, San Francisco City College
Norm Chow, Head Football Coach, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Ben Jay, Athletic Director, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Brett Jones, Defensive Backfield Coach, San Francisco City College

August 1: "Medical Ethics"

Rick Fried, J.D., Founding Member, Cronin, Fried, Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks
Dr. Jerris Hedges, Dean, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Dr. Scott Sims, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kauai, Hawai‘i


Will K. Weinstein, money manager and former partner in two very successful investment banking firms, currently teaches at San Francisco State University.
This is Weinstein’s ninth summer teaching the course, introducing special guest speakers to the university and helping to make this conversation series available to the public.

Marnelli Joy Basilio

Community Relations Coordinator