Updated: June 13, 2019

Health Law Section

WSBA's Health Law Section facilitates learning and relationship development to support the practice of health law attorneys. The section is a valuable and trusted resource for:

  • Providing regular educational opportunities, including CLE seminars and notices of important developments in health law
  • Contributing to valuable relationships among health law practitioners and opportunities to develop health law practices
  • Providing general information relating to healthcare law.

In accordance with the section's bylaws, and with the exception of law students, an individual must be an active member of the Bar.

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Congratulations New Executive Committee Members!

One-year terms, Oct. 1, 2019–Sept. 30, 2020.

Chair: Morgan Walt

1st Vice ChairSeth Rosenberg

2nd Vice ChairGerald Tarutis

SecretaryMichael L. Farrell

TreasurerAppalenia Udell

At-Large Members:

Brian Duke 
Anthony Halbeisen
Jason Stover

Watch Now!

Sept. 21 Lunch-Hour Webinar: Health Care Contracting Toolkit: Best Practices & Three Key Tenets of Defensibility. Recording is not eligible for CLE credit.

Executive Committee

ChairMorgan Walt
1st Vice ChairGerald Tarutis
2nd Vice Chair: Seth Rosenberg
TreasurerLuke Campbell
SecretaryMichael Farrell
Immediate Past ChairLee Kuo
Young Lawyer LiaisonPhilip Paine* (2017-2019)
BOG Liaison: Jean Kang*

At-Large Members

Jennifer Claire Carbary
James Gayton
Appalenia Udell


Section Outreach Committee

John Christiansen*

Professional Licensing Committee

Gerald Tarutis

Education Committee

Nabil Istafanous*
Sumona Das Gupta*
Susan Matt*
Thomas H. Grimm*

Membership Committee

Laura Cacek*
Robert R. King*
John Christiansen*

Legislative Committee

Katie Kolan*
Zosia Stanley*

Communications Committee

Morgan Gabse
Lee Kuo

*Non-voting member


The Executive Committee of the Health Law Section holds monthly meetings. Except as otherwise noted, the meetings take place by telephone conference on the fourth Friday of each month, noon-1 p.m. You may join these meetings by dialing  712-770-8065, and using the passcode 367422.

Please contact committee members for any other details on their upcoming meetings.

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To join the section list serve and for general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to sections@wsba.org. To post on the section's list serve, review our list serve instructions. For more information and to get involved with the section, please contact the section directly.