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Partner, Tim Repass, will represent WSHB on a high-powered panel at the upcoming CLM Annual Conference presenting on the attitudes and positions of the Gen Z and Millennial populations and how the generational divide can affect verdicts. In this important discussion, entitled “Sending a Message: Litigation with Gen Z and Millennial Juries” Repass will be joined by fellow industry leaders Larry Beemer of Tokio Marine HCC and Mark Konerman of Great American Insurance Group. Together they will delve into the evolving views of these younger individuals and explore the impact these jurors can have at trial and how to evolve case presentation and evaluation accordingly. The panel will take place on March 24th, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.

“Trials are happening around the nation, and the jurors which are responding to subpoenas to appear are giving us a different jury pool than we had pre-pandemic,” said WSHB Founding Partner Kevin Smith. Smith, a celebrated trial lawyer added “Tim Repass will be sharing key insight into the minds of Gen X and millennial jurors, decision making processes and providing key information for the defense.”

Tim Repass is the managing partner of WSHB’s Seattle office and handles a variety of complex civil litigation matters in both Washington and Oregon. He has served as lead trial counsel in multiple complex litigation jury trials, trying high exposure cases to verdict with great success. Additionally, Tim is active with real property development and construction legislation, including as a drafter of the most recent condominium statute revisions. He has also litigated large-scale environmental contamination cases brought under state and federal law and other environmental exposure and toxic tort cases. In addition, Tim assists our national insurance coverage practice by advising and representing domestic and international insurers on a range of insurance issues and has successfully litigated a wide variety of first-party and third-party insurance cases.

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