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December 2018

Member John Butler to speak at Construction Defect Seminar on December 11th

December 6th, 2018|

John Butler, a member in Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett’s Seattle office, will be speaking at The Seminar Group’s “Preventing or Minimizing Future Construction Defect Litigation” seminar on December 11th, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Seattle.  Mr. Butler’s discussion will focus on the measure of damages in construction defect actions. Other topics […]

November 2018

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

November 14th, 2018|

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 […]

Christine Tavares obtains Summary Judgment dismissal for restaurant client

November 14th, 2018|

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 […]

October 2018

Complete dismissal of slip and fall case obtained by POG attorneys

October 24th, 2018|

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 […]

Lauren Titchbourne Joins Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett’s Seattle Office

October 15th, 2018|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Lauren Titchbourne has joined the Seattle office.  Her current practice includes commercial litigation, transactional review, and general insurance defense. Ms. Titchbourne comes to Preg O’Donnell & Gillett from an Oregon-based litigation firm where she practiced real property, corporate, employment, and intellectual property litigation.

Ms. Titchbourne graduated cum […]

September 2018

Preg O’Donnell & Gillett obtains full defense verdict in $6 million claim

September 21st, 2018|

On September 21, 2018, Preg O’Donnell & Gillett lawyers John Butler and Jason Harrington won a full defense verdict in a worksite injury case tried to a King County Superior Court jury.  Plaintiff claimed serious injuries following a fall from a roof deck, and sued the general contractor for damages.  After three weeks of […]

August 2018

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

August 31st, 2018|

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 […]

July 2018

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Mark F. O’Donnell and Eric P. Gillett Selected for Inclusion in their Eighth Straight Super Lawyers List for Washington State

July 1st, 2018|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that founding members Mark F. O’Donnell and Eric P. Gillett have been selected to the Washington State Super Lawyers list for 2018. This is the eighth straight year that Mark and Eric have been awarded this distinction.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced […]

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Jason Harrington Selected for Inclusion in Rising Stars List for Washington State

July 1st, 2018|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that Jason Harrington has been selected to the Washington State Rising Stars list for 2018. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Washington State. To be eligible for the Rising Stars list, a candidate must be either 40 years […]

June 2018

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

June 29th, 2018|

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 […]