Continuing Legal Education

CLEs and Presentations

Ms Rivers is an experienced presenter and is available to conduct CLEs on any topics of interest within the scope of her practice areas. Here is a sample of past presentations:

Business

Drafting Workshop: LLC Operating Agreements – Speaker at CLE presented by NBI in September 2014. LLC vs. Inc. – Speaker at CLE presented by NBI in December 2011 and 2012.
Advanced LLC Issues – Speaker at CLEs presented by NBI in December 2007 through 2009.
LLC Trends and Developments – Speaker at CLE presented by NBI in February 2007 and February 2008.
Mergers and Acquisitions – Nuts and Bolts – Speaker at CLE presented by NBI in December 2010.
The Seamy Underbelly of Business – Presented to CEO and COO Roundtables conducted by Woods Creek, Inc. in October and December 2003, and at the Women Business Owners’ seminar in April 2004.

Finance

Securities Law Issues in Real Estate LLCs – Real Property Section of the WSBA, March 2015
Financial Statements: Reading between the Numbers – CLE; The Seminar Group; Seattle and Portland, Spring 2005.
Private Equity and Mezzanine Debt Financing – Speaker at CLE presented by The Seminar Group, November 2004.
Employee Stock Options in a Down Market – Seminar panel member; Northwest Entrepreneur Network, Nov. 2001.
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity: Positioning Your Company for Financing – Speaker at CLE presented by The Seminar Group in October 2001.

Governance

New Game of Governance – Panel member, Executive Peer Group Roundtable; Woods Creek, Inc., February 2003.
Corporate Governance and Responsibility, Public and Private: Late Breaking News – Speaker at CLE presented by The Seminar Group in December 2002.
The New World of Corporate Governance and Responsibility and What it Means to You – Speaker at seminar presented by Davis Wright Tremaine, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Morgan Stanley in October 2002.
Audits Post Enron: Changes in Audit Committee and CFO Duties and Liability – Panel member, CFO Roundtable presented by Woods Creek, Inc., March 2002.