Saint Martin’s hosts second Robert A. Harvie Social Justice Lecture
“Investigating and Prosecuting Medicaid Fraud and Abuse—Helping to Bring Justice to Taxpayers”
November 3, 2008
Lacey, Washington—Saint Martin’s University will
host the second of four lectures in its 2008-09 Robert A. Harvie Social
Justice Lecture Series on Friday, November 14, at 4 p.m. in Harned Hall,
Room 110, on the University’s main campus. The speakers will be Aileen
Miller and Lawrence Yokoyama from the Office of the Attorney General of
Washington State, Medicaid Fraud Unit. Their lecture will discuss
investigating and litigating Medicaid fraud cases in Washington State.
Admission is free and open to the public.
Miller joined the Office of the Attorney General in
2006, supervising attorneys and prosecuting Medicaid Fraud throughout
Washington State, after working as a senior deputy prosecuting attorney
for the Lewis County prosecutor’s office. She earned her J.D. in 1997 at
the University of Montana, School of Law, and her B.A. in English at the
University of Utah. Yokoyama has worked as an auditor in various
capacities since 2002, and has previously worked as a Special Agent for
the Washington State Gambling Commission. He earned his B.A. in
accounting at Saint Martin’s University in 1991, and has since been
trained in interrogation, undercover, and fraud investigation
The Robert A. Harvie Social Justice Lecture
Series was created by Saint Martin’s University Associate Professor of
Criminal Justice Robert Hauhart, Ph.D., J.D., to raise awareness of
social justice issues within the community and to honor the work of
Robert A. Harvie, J.D., former professor and chair of the Department of
Criminal Justice at Saint Martin’s.
Saint Martin’s University is an independent
four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 320-acre
wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic
Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine
colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only
one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares
students for successful lives through its 21 majors and six graduate
programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education and engineering.
Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 student from many ethnic and religious
backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its five extension
campuses located at Fort Lewis Army Post, McChord Air Force Base,
Olympic College, Centralia College and Tacoma Community College.
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