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Publications & Presentations

  1. Divide and Conquer with Adcox – Maximizing Global Recoveries Against Multiple Defendants, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association “Tort Law II” Seminar, Fircrest, WA (October 22, 2010)
  2. Medical Malpractice Case Law Update, Washington State Association for Justice Annual Winter CLE Conference, Seattle, WA (December 8, 2011) 
  3. Insurance Fair Conduct Act Litigation Techniques: Make Them Pay, Washington State Association for Justice 34th Annual Insurance Law Seminar, Spokane, WA & Tacoma, WA (January 26-27, 2012)
  4. Roberts, N., Reflections on Appeal: A look back at 2011’s appellate victories and losses for victims of medical negligence, Trial News (January 2012)
  5. Roberts, N., Taking on the United States of America under the Federal Tort Claims Act, Trial News (May 2012)
  6. Roberts, N., Ignorance Isn’t Bliss – A Message to Law Enforcement, Trial News (November 2012)
  7. Common Malpractice Pitfalls: Auto Accident, Government, Medical Malpractice and Other Personal Injury Cases, Washington State Association for Justice New Member Practice Series, Seattle, WA (January 8, 2013)
  8. Emcee, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association “Judicial Skit Night” Ethics CLE, Tacoma, WA (December 5, 2013)
  9. Trends in Government Liability in Washington, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association Annual Year End “Potpourri” CLE, Tacoma, WA (December 7, 2013)
  10. Roberts, N. & Connelly, J., What Remains of the Public Duty Doctrine after Washburn v. City of Federal Way, Trial News (December 2013)
  11. Police Liability in Washington: Interplay Between State and Federal Law, National Business Institute CLE, Seattle, WA (February 7, 2014) 
  12. E-Discovery in the Personal Injury Practice (WSAJ Panel Presentation), Seattle, WA (June 27, 2014)
  13. Roberts, N. & Price, A., When is Rape a Title IX Civil Rights Act Violation?, Trial News (July 2014)
  14. Opening Statements & Voir Dire in a Civil Trial (Panel Presentation), Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association CLE Seminar & 20th Annual Bar Association Convention, Cle Elum, WA (September 27, 2014) 
  15. Roberts, N., Judicial Profiles: Meet the newest additions to the Pierce County Superior Court bench, Trial News (October 2014)
  16. Ethical Considerations for Personal Injury Attorneys, National Business Institute “Affordable Care Act” CLE, Seattle, WA (December 5, 2014)
  17. Roberts, N., Prosecuting Officer-Involved Asphyxia and Cardiac Arrest Cases, Trial News (March 2015)
  18. Feldman, L. & Roberts, N., Applying the Americans with Disabilities Act to Arrest Situations – Sheehan v. San Francisco, Trial News (March 2015)
  19. Getting Big Civil Rights Verdicts in Federal Court, WSAJ “Police Misconduct” CLE, Seattle, WA (May 6, 2015)
  20. Roberts, N., Anatomy of a Landmark Plaintiff’s Verdict, Trial News (July 2015) 
  21. Motivating Jurors to Give, Trial Advocacy: Trends and Hot Topics CLE, Institut National de Jeunes Sourds de Paris, Paris, France (September 16, 2015)
  22. Roberts, N., Judge Helen Whitener Fights for Human Rights in Trinidad and Tobago, Trial News (September 2015) 
  23. Seminar Co-Chair, TPCBA 7th Annual Tort Law Update CLE, Tacoma, WA (October 30, 2015)
  24. Roberts, N., Proving Medical Malpractice at an Academic Medical Center, Trial News (March 2016) 
  25. Driscoll, M. & Roberts, N., Successfully Including Ancient Acts in a Hostile Work Environment Claim, Trial News (May 2016)
  26. Emphasizing Deterrence in Non-Punitive Damages Cases, 69th Annual Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar, Los Angeles, CA (July 21, 2016) 
  27. Seminar Co-Chair, WSAJ Annual Convention & CLE, Vancouver, BC (August 3-6, 2017)
  28. Roberts, N., When is Denial of Medical Care a Constitutional Violation?, Trial News (May 2017)  
  29. Boyd, J. et al., Learning to Thrive in Your Law Firm, Trial News (May 2017) 
  30. Roberts, N. & Fuller, E., Utilizing the “Discovery Rule” in Special Relationship Cases, Trial News (July 2017)  
  31. Driscoll, M. & Roberts, N., Trial Strategy: Making Physical Evidence the Best Witness in Your Case, Trial News (July 2017)  
  32. Cary, J. et al., Utilizing Vocational Experts in Small/Medium Personal Injury Cases, Trial News (September 2017) 
  33. Inmate Right to Healthcare, Center for Justice Prison Litigation Seminar, Spokane, WA (November 2, 2017) 
  34. Roberts, N., Washington State Association for Justice Civil Rights Deskbook (Editor-in-Chief) (2017 Ed.) 
  35. When is Denial of Healthcare a Constitutional Violation, WSAJ Civil Rights CLE, Seattle, WA (November 16, 2017) 
  36. Hruska, L. & Roberts, N., Collaborative Impact Litigation in School Civil Rights Cases, Trial News (April 2018)
  37. Recreational Claims and Defenses, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association’s 9th Annual Sports Law CLE, Tacoma, WA (June 1, 2018) 
  38. Roberts, N. & Connelly, J., Misadventures in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Stroke, Trial News (September 2018)
  39. Medical Causation & Preexisting Conditions, WSAJ Winter Conference CLE, Seattle, WA (December 13, 2018)
  40. Roberts, N., The Ethics of Wrongful Death Litigation, Trial News (June 2019)
  41. Government Liability Update, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association’s 11th Annual Tort Law CLE, Fife, WA (October 25, 2019)
  42. MedicoLegal Panel, WA-ACEP Emergency Medicine Leadership Summit, SeaTac, WA (November 12, 2019)
  43. Roberts, N. & Fuller, E., Unorthodox Cross-Examination Techniques, Trial News (March 2020)
  44. Courtroom Ethics—Maintaining Integrity in the Heat of Battle, WSAJ Winter Conference “Trial Skills” CLE, Via Zoom (December 11, 2020)
  45. LeBank, M. & Roberts, N., Litigating Medical Negligence Cases in the Time of COVID-19, Trial News (January 2021) 
  46. Visuals in Practice, Damages Advocates Round Table “Visual Litigation” CLE, Via Zoom (September 11, 2021)
  47. Roberts, N. & Fuller, E., Litigating “Legacy” Abuse & Neglect Cases, Trial News (September 2021) 
  48. Roberts, N., Interplay Between § 1983 and Americans with Disabilities Act – Washington State Association for Justice Civil Rights Deskbook (2022 Ed.)