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Summary Judgment obtained on behalf of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett’s theater client

Christine E. Tavares and Amber Hazelquist obtained an Order granting Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment in a premises liability action on behalf of their theater client.  The Plaintiff alleged that the theater was responsible for injuries when she allegedly fell on a slippery substance on the floor of the lobby of the theater in […]

November 14th, 2018|News|

Christine Tavares obtains Summary Judgment dismissal for restaurant client

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett attorney Christine E. Tavares successfully obtained a Summary Judgment on behalf of her restaurant client to dismiss a personal injury claim. The case involved a patron who, after standing in line to order food, backed up and bumped into the plaintiff.  This resulted in an argument between the two customers […]

November 14th, 2018|News|

Complete dismissal of slip and fall case obtained by POG attorneys

Lori K. O’Tool and Amber Hazelquist recently obtained a complete dismissal of a slip and fall case on behalf of their restaurant client.  Plaintiff alleged the restaurant was liable for injuries arising from a slip and fall, but she only reported the fall to the restaurant five months after the date of the alleged […]

October 24th, 2018|News|

Aaron Kelley Joins Preg O’Donnell & Gillett’s Seattle Office

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Aaron Kelley has joined the firm’s Seattle office. His practice involves all aspects of civil defense work and general litigation with a focus on defending school districts across Washington.   Mr. Kelley has successfully defended a variety of public, as well as private, entities in […]

August 31st, 2018|News|

Bill Cornell and Dan Rankin address underground utilities damages in CLM’s Construction Claims Summer edition

Bill Cornell and Dan Rankin, attorneys with the Seattle office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett, have published an article on the Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act in the Summer edition of “Construction Claims,” a publication by the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The article discusses at length the risks that utility owners, project owners […]

June 29th, 2018|News|

Bill Cornell to participate in forum on condominium legislation

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett attorney Bill Cornell has been asked to participate in a meeting to discuss condominium legislation that may be presented in the 2019 Washington State legislative session. The group will include members, staff, and lobbyists from a variety of entities whose members design, build, finance, insure and sell condos, and will […]

April 26th, 2018|News|

Stephanie Ballard joins Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett’s Seattle Office

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Stephanie Ballard has joined the firm’s Seattle office. Ms. Ballard is an experienced litigator who comes to the firm with twelve years’ experience in complex tort and construction claims, commercial litigation, land use, and gaming law.

Ms. Ballard graduated from New England Law in Boston, Massachusetts in 2005, […]

April 9th, 2018|News|

Laurel Darby Joins the Portland Office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Laurel Darby has joined the Portland office. Ms. Darby brings with her experience in many areas of practice, including complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, construction litigation, partnership and business entity law, securities, employment, and personal injury defense.

Ms. Darby is a 2014 graduate of the […]

March 20th, 2018|News|

Jason Harrington Joins Seattle Office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Jason A. Harrington has joined the firm’s Seattle office as an associate.

Jason’s extensive and wide-ranging background will be of great benefit to the firm’s clients. Jason is an experienced attorney who has handled a wide variety of civil matters from inception through resolution including […]

December 8th, 2017|News|

Tyler Kerr Joins Seattle Office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Tyler Kerr has joined its Seattle office as an associate. Mr. Kerr graduated Cum Laude from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2013, after completing his undergraduate work at the University of Washington in 2007. For two years after law school, Mr. Kerr served […]

August 24th, 2017|News|