The Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series

The Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series

What causes and enables high profile individuals to lie, cheat and steal? Join us as a number of knowledgeable professionals from the business, legal, education, medical, entertainment and athletic communities participate to examine business and legal ethics from the beginning of the decade to today’s ongoing and headline-making ethical conundrums.

July 14

Ethics in College and Professional Athletics

William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2

George Rush — Former Head Football Coach, San Francisco City College

Dave Shoji — Head Volleyball Coach, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Special Lecture
July 16

Ethics of Entertainment

Architecture Building, Room 205

Chris McCutcheon — CEO and President, TRI Studios

Jacqueline Sabec — Partner, King, Holmes, Paterno & Berliner, LLP

Shep Gordon — American talent manager, Hollywood film agent, and producer; star of “Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon”, directed by Mike Myers

Brian Zisk — Executive Producer, SF MusicTech Summit

July 21

Corporate Governance: The Ethical Behavior of Charitable Organizations

William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2

Mary Bitterman — President, Bernard Osher Foundation and Lead Independent Director, Bank of Hawaii

Bernard Osher — Private Investor and Philanthropist

July 23

Fraud and Its Recent Giants

William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2

Judge Seabright — U.S. District Judge

Michael Purpura — Partner, Carlsmith Ball LLP; Former Assistant U.S. Attorney; Former Associate Counsel to the President

July 28

Legal Ethics: Bargaining Ethics — an Oxymoron?

William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2

Ken Lawson — Associate Faculty Specialist, William S. Richardson School of Law

Rick Fried — Founding Member, Cronin Fried Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks

August 4

Medical Ethics

William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2

Scott Sims — Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, now has his own TV show on Animal Planet

Jerris Hedges — Dean, John A. Burns School of Medicine & Interim Director, UH Cancer Center, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Mack Roach – Doctor and Professor of Radiation Oncology and Urology & Former Chairman, Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco

August 11

Ethics of Capitalism

William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2

Jay Shidler — Founder and Managing Partner, The Shidler Group

Roger Berkowitz — Associate Professor of Politics, Philosophy, and Human Rights and Academic Director of the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College

Alex Adamovich — Asian Private Equity Investor

Bob Harrison – Chairman, CEO and President, First Hawaiian Bank

Mark Dunkerley – CEO and President, Hawaiian Holdings Inc. and Hawaiian Airlines Inc.

All Lectures

Time 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Admission Free-of-charge

Parking $6 after 4 p.m. on the Manoa campus

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Licensed attorneys are eligible for continuing professional education credits.