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Education and Experience
LEONARD A. HAGEN, J.D., LL.M., CPCU, ARM

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

LL.M. Taxation and Estate Planning (2014)
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF LAW
Graduated with Honors

Juris Doctorate (1996)
GONZAGA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW – Spokane, WA
American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Research & Writing
Law Review, Technical Editor and Member of the Year Award

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (1987)
WALLA WALLA UNIVERSITY – College Place, WA

Licensed to Practice in Oregon (1996) and Washington (2004)


CERTIFICATIONS

Health Insurance Associate (HIA)
Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)


SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • SOUND ESTATE PLANNING, PLLC (2014 - Current)
        - Own and manage estate planning law firm

  • JEWEL PROPERTIES, LLC (2007 - Current)
        - Own and manage residential rental properties

  • Appointed to Governor’s HIPAA Privacy Task Force in Oregon
  • Led development of a 5-year strategic plan for Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation
  • Published – “Physician Credentialing: Economic Criteria Compete with the Hippocratic Oath” Gonzaga Law Review, April 1996
  • Created corporate compliance program for law firm clients
  • Directed health care reform implementation for Regence (an affiliation of BlueCross and BlueShield plans in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Utah)
  • Led Regence team responsible for regulatory approval of exchange policies in four states
  • Designed Regence’s corporate governance strategy for more than twenty subsidiaries
  • Developed Regence’s corporate privacy office
  • Produced “Lenny the Lumberjack” video for children, 1995 (International Telly Award)


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SOUND ESTATE PLANNING, PLLC
Principal (2014 – Current)

  • Providing customized estate planning services for individuals, families, professionals and small business owners

CAMBIA HEALTH SOLUTIONS (formerly The Regence Group)
Various positions, including General Counsel, Director of Regulatory Affairs, and Sr. Assoc.General Counsel (2000 – 2014)

  • Led Regulatory Affairs Department
  • Accountable for federal and state-level advocacy with regulators
  • Accountable for issue resolution with regulators
  • Led Benefit Contracts & Compliance
  • Accountable for Insurance Commissioner approval of all health insurance products
  • Chair, Legal and Regulatory Review Committee
  • Accountable for Affordable Care Act implementation
  • Managed legal department in Washington and provided legal services to senior leadership and Regence BlueShield Board of Directors
  • Centralized and led regulatory implementation and regulatory compliance


WATKINSON LAIRD RUBENSTEIN, et al
Associate Attorney (1996 – 2000, Eugene, OR)

  • Advised health care providers on business matters such as formation, managed care, compliance programs, licensure, peer review, credentialing, antitrust, anti-kickback, referrals, and recruitment

LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY AND MEDICAL CENTER
Manager of Insurance (1989 – 1993, Loma Linda, CA)

  • Managed the insured property, automobile, and workers’ compensation programs
  • Assisted in the administration of the self-funded general liability and malpractice programs

RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Associate Risk Management Specialist (1987 – 1989, Riverside, CA)

  • Completed a one-year internship in claims, underwriting, and loss control
  • Provided risk management services for clients in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah


COMMUNITY & PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Math Coach, Maplewood Elementary School, 2007 - Present
Secretary, Parent Cooperative Board of Directors, Maplewood Elementary, 2009 - 2010
Director, Vice President, Secretary, Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation of Washington, 2004 – 2009
Director, President, Oregon Health Lawyers Association, 2000 - 2001
Leadership Program, Eugene Chamber of Commerce, 1998 - 1999
Assistant Editor, Washington State Bar Association, Health Law Section, 1995-1996
Director, President, Co-Founder, Inland Empire Chapter of RIMS (Risk and Insurance Management Society), 1991 – 1992

 

 



Leonard A. Hagen, J.D., LL.M.
Sound Estate Planning, PLLC
152 3rd Ave. South, Ste. 107
Edmonds, WA 98020
Phone: (425) 967-7287
len@soundestateplanning.com

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