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Publications / Presentations

Thomas Weathers

Panelist:
Shark Tank – The Bias Edition
Sangster Inn of Court January Membership Meeting, Petaluma, CA (2016)

Author:
Uncharted Territory: Tribal Medical Marijuana in California,
The Marin Lawyer (Publication of the Marin County Bar Association) at 10 (August 2015)

Author:
Indian Law: What You Should Know
The Bar Journal (Publication of the Sonoma County Bar Association) at 9 (Winter 2014)

Panelist:
Gaming Law: The Quiz
Sangster Inn of Court October Membership Meeting, Napa, CA (2014)

Presenter:
LS011: Native Americans and the Law
The Legal Seagull Podcast, retrieved from http://www.thelegalseagull.com/episode11 (August 8, 2014)

Author:
Indian Law: Some Basics for the Practitioner
Defense Comment (Publication of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada) at 10 (Spring 2014)

Presenter:
Introduction to Indian Law
Vasquez Estrada & Conway LLP April Firm Meeting, San Rafael, CA (2014)

Presenter:
Indian Law
Napa County Bar Association January Membership Meeting, Napa, CA (2014)

Panelist:
Financial Challenges to Local Government
ABA Section of State and Local Government Law Fall Meeting, Santa Fe, NM (2013)

Panelist:
Native American Law
Sangster Inn of Court September Membership Meeting, Sonoma, CA (2013)

Author:
Doing Business with Tribes
The Recorder, retrieved from <http://www.law.com/jsp/ca/PubArticleCA.jsp?id=1202586738807> (February 4, 2013)

Moderator:
Successful Tips for Taking Your Career to the Next Level
24th Annual Minority Counsel Spring Program, ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession, Las Vegas, NV (2012)

Presenter:
Mock Trial Training
Morongo Tribal TANF Youth Program, Banning, CA (2012)

Presenter:
Business Ethics
Torres Martinez Tribal TANF All Staff Forum, Pala Resort, CA (2012)

Author:
Indian Law 101
The Recorder, retrieved from <http://www.law.com/jsp/ca/PubArticleFriendlyCA.jsp?id=1202514316464> (September 13, 2011)

Presenter:
Tribal Tort Liability Ordinances
Tribal First Insurance, Roundtable, Sonora, CA (2011)

Co-Presenter:
Negotiating Cooperation Agreements with Local Governments
29th Annual “Protecting Our Children” Conference, National Indian Child Welfare Association, Anchorage, AK (2011)

Co-Presenter:
Indian Country Insurance Issues
Zurich Insurance Training, Rancho Cordova, CA (2010)

Guest Lecturer:
Indian Gaming
U.C. Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, CA (2010)

Author:
Do Tribal Employees Have Sovereign Immunity?
California Lawyer, at 14 (February 2010)

Co-author:
Indian Tribes and Casinos: 9th Circuit Tax Ruling Helps Chip Away at Tribal Sovereignty
The Montana Lawyer at 5 (November 2009)

Panelist:
Deal or no Deal? Transacting in Native America
ABA BLT Live Teleconference (2008)

Author:
Encouraging Business with Indian Tribes: A Brief Discussion of the Tribal Exhaustion Doctrine
Business Law Today (Publication of the ABA Section of Business Law) at 17 (November/December 2008)

Author:
Tenth Circuit’s Application of the Indian Lands Exception to the Quiet Title Act and How to Avoid It: Governor of Kansas v. Kempthorne
LexisNexis Expert Commentaries (2008)

Presenter:
Indian Child Welfare Act, Minor’s Counsel Training
Sacramento, CA (2008)

Guest Lecturer:
Indian Gaming
U.C. Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, CA (2007)

Presenter:
Public Law 280: How It Affects Domestic Violence Prevention
Tribal and State Domestic Violence Prevention Summit, Riverside County, CA (2005)

Presenter:
7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
Pomo Native Youth Empowerment Summit, Coyote Valley Indian Reservation, CA (2005)

Presenter:
Recent Developments in Indian Law
5th Annual Native Nations Law Symposium, Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska Indian Reservation, KS (2004)

Presenter:
Recent Developments in Indian Law
4th Annual Native Nations Law Symposium, Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri Indian Reservation, KS (2003)

Co-author:
Don’t Look Now: Document Inadvertently Produced to Opposing Counsel Still Privileged
San Francisco & Los Angeles Daily Journal at 5 (April 5, 1999)

Co-author:
Custom-Made Review: Courts Block Attempts to Evade the One-Final Judgment Rule
San Francisco & Los Angeles Daily Journal at 5 (October 1, 1998)

Author:
The Right to a Jury Trial
San Francisco Attorney Magazine at 37 (April/May 1998)

Co-author:
A New Way to Go: Arbitration of Legal Malpractice Claims
64 Defense Counsel Journal 409 (1997)

Co-author:
Can You Limit Personal Exposure?
lpl Advisory (Newsletter of the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability) at 1 (Spring 1997)

Co-author:
Accountant Malpractice as a Breach of Contract
7 Long & Levit Legal Ledger 9 (Winter 1996)

Co-author:
Warning: Some Professional Liability Policies Can Leave Unwary Insurers on the Hook
Insurance Journal at 43 (November 11, 1996)

Co-author:
Insurers Beware: Implied Waiver of Defective Notice in Claims Made and Reported Professional Liability Policies
7 Long & Levit Legal Ledger 1 (Summer 1996)

Co-author:
The Legal Malpractice Tort of the 90s: Fiduciary Breach
News & Views (Newsletter of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society) at 9 (June 1996)

Co-author:
Coverage Pitfalls for Insurance Defense Counsel
presented to the Spring 1996, ABA National Legal Malpractice Conference (1996)

Co-author:
Ethical and Liability Issues Concerning Expert Witnesses
Professional Liability Update (Publication of the Committee on Professional Liability Litigation of the ABA Section of Litigation), at 1 (Fall 1995)

Co-author:
A Survey of Accountant Malpractice: Breach of Contract or Tort?
526 Practising Law Institute/Accountants’ Liability 271 (1995)

Author:
Justice Stanley Mosk: A Champion for the Individual
Stauffer Research Series Archives, Center for Research, McGeorge School of Law (1993)

Author:
Gay Civil Rights: Are Homosexuals Adequately Protected from Discrimination in Housing and Employment?
24 Pacific Law Journal 541 (1993)