Kenmore, WA: IN PERSON Annual Washington Chapter Meeting

Dec 16, 2021 10:00am -
Dec 16, 2021 05:30pm

Event Description




AAA-CPA Annual Washington Chapter Meeting

Thursday, December 16, 2021

10:00 am - Registration

10:30 am - 11:30 am- Education

11:30 am - Lunch

12:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Education


Inglewood Golf Club

6505 Inglewood Rd., NE

Kenmore, WA 98028

(parking right of clubhouse)



5.5 hours of Ethics MCLE (approved by WSBA only). 6 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for Certified Public Accountants.


Free Admission!

Please note that proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test within 72 hours is required for entry into the club.  




Who Should Attend?

Attorneys, CPAs, Business Professionals




888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2


Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None Program Level: Overview

Delivery Method: Group-Live 




Attorney-CPA Washington State Ethics

Joseph L. Brotherton, Attorney, CPA

James J. Rigos, Attorney, CPA, CMA

10:30 am - 5:30 pm (break for lunch at 11:30 am)

Qualifying for 5 hours of Ethics MCLE (pending approval) and 6 hours CPE in Behavioral Ethics


General, conflicts of interest, independence, confidentiality, and fiduciary duty as applied to attorney-CPAs. New AICPA "recompilation" Code. Compare and contrast ethical rules under both set of standards.Refresh and learn rules all Attorney-CPAs in Washington, especially where there is different treatment.


Joseph L. Brotherton is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Business and the University of Washington School of Law. He practiced with Price Waterhouse before establishing his own law firm and CPA firm. He continues to practice in those areas and is an active builder, developer and operator of real estate projects in Washington, Alaska and Arizona. He founded the Washington chapter of AAA-CPA, is a past President of the National AAA-CPA organization and past President of the AAA-CPA Foundation. Joe and his wife Maureen have five children, including at least one lawyer and one CPA so far. He serves on various boards and teaches at The University of Washington Law School. 


James J. Rigos is an attorney-CPA-CMA who has written and lectured widely in the area of professional accounting individual and CPA firm ethics and legal liability. He is a graduate of Boston University Law School. He has been involved as an advocate in over 200 legal and ethical claims against CPAs since 1980. He has served on the WSCPA's Mediation Committee and the AICPA's Accountants Legal Liability Committee. He is a National Director of the AAA-CPA and past President of the Washington State Chapter of the AAA-CPA. Jim also serves as the current Chair of the AAA-CPA National Ethics and Dual Rights Committee.


AAA-CPA continuing education programs are designed to meet the needs of Attorneys and CPAs and to qualify for credit both as CPE and (M)CLE. Of course, the decisions of various state authorities determine the actual credit granted. 


The American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (AAA-CPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:


Event Type:Chapter Meeting
Early registration ends on Aug 09, 2021.
Regular registration starts on Aug 10, 2021 and ends on Dec 14, 2021.
Late registration starts on Dec 15, 2021.
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