POG Attorneys Lori O’Tool and Debra Dickerson Obtain Summary Judgment for Landlord in Wrongful Death Case

On November 4, 2016 King County Superior Court Judge Veronica Galvan granted Summary Judgment in favor of a Landlord in a wrongful death claim filed by the estates of two Plaintiffs for fatal shootings that occurred in the parking lot of a strip mall in Auburn, Washington in 2013.  The Plaintiffs’ claim was the […]

November 7th, 2016|News|

Justin Bolster to Speak at Advanced Civil Litigation Skills Seminar

Preg O’Donnell & Gillett attorney Justin E. Bolster has been asked by the National Business Institute to present at their “Advanced Civil Litigation Skills in Washington” seminar on Friday, November 18, 2016. He will present on two topics: “Identifying and Overcoming Juror Bias” and “Introducing Complex Case Themes During Opening Statements.” Justin will be […]

October 17th, 2016|News|
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POG Lawyers Receive Two Defense Verdicts on Same Day

On September 2, 2016, two juries in different venues returned defense verdicts to POG clients.  In the first, Seattle Founding Member Eric Gillett and Portland Member Alex Wylie joined efforts to defend Waste Management and its driver in a personal injury case in Multnomah County Circuit Court, in Portland, Oregon. The plaintiff alleged that […]

September 7th, 2016|News|

William T. Cornell Joins Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett as Of Counsel Attorney

Effective July 25, 2016, Mr. William T. Cornell will join Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett as an Of Counsel attorney. Mr. Cornell will bring an extensive and varied experience to the firm, exemplifying the high level of service, excellence and integrity that Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett provides to its clients.

Mr. Cornell received his Juris Doctor […]

July 9th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Member Bennett Hansen promotes Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett firm values through community service

Following our firm’s compass point values of Service and Integrity, Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Member Bennett Hansen represented a single mother with two daughters to assist her in seeking justice for a domestic violence matter.  Bennett chooses to focus his pro bono time to address the needs of persons often priced out of the […]

June 14th, 2016|News|
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Lori O’Tool and David Chawes Secure Dismissal of Their Product Manufacturer Client

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Member Lori O’Tool and Of Counsel attorney David Chawes achieved dismissal of Washington Product Liability Act claims against their client, a large construction equipment manufacturer. Plaintiffs had alleged severe injury from one of the client’s allegedly defective products in a complex multi-party lawsuit in Pierce County. A Motion for Summary […]

March 24th, 2016|News|

David Chawes Named “Of Counsel” with the Firm

The Members of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett are pleased to announce that attorney David Chawes has been designated as “Of Counsel” with the firm. This is a reflection of the excellent quality of service, integrity and passion for the law that David has exemplified throughout his career at Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett.

David graduated magna […]

March 18th, 2016|News|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Members Mark O’Donnell, Lori O’Tool and David Poore to Present to HUB International

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Members Mark O’Donnell, Lori O’Tool and David Poore will speak with a group of construction professionals, agents and risk managers at HUB International on March 29th, 2016 concerning various topics pertinent to those professionals regarding worksite safety and preventing worksite injuries. The presentation will focus on worksite safety from a […]

March 18th, 2016|News|
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Lori O’Tool and Greg Latendresse to Speak at WDTL Construction Law Conference

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Member Lori O’Tool and Associate Greg Latendress will be featured speakers at the WDTL’s Annual Construction Law Update on March 4, 2016 at the Washington State Convention Center. They will provide an update on recent Appellate Court decisions, Superior Court results, and Legislative activity. Specific topics will include recent trial […]

February 21st, 2016|News|
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POG to Host Post-Holiday Mixer with Washington’s Minority Bar Associations

On January 21, 2016, Preg O’Donnell & Gillett will host a post-holiday networking mixer with local minority bar associations — the Asian Bar Association of Washington, Filipino Lawyers of Washington, South Asian Bar Association of Washington, Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington, and Washington Women Lawyers.

Please join us for the food, drinks, and fun […]

January 11th, 2016|News|