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April 2017

Attorney Felipe Mendez joins Seattle office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett

April 18th, 2017|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Felipe Mendez has joined its Seattle office as an associate. Mr. Mendez graduated Cum Laude from the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs in 2005, after graduating Summa Cum Laude in May 2003 with his bachelor’s degree from Heritage University. He received his […]

January 2017

Attorney Tim Crawley Joins Portland Office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett

January 25th, 2017|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to welcome Mr. Tim Crawley to the Portland office as an Associate. Mr. Crawley hails from Cottage Grove, Oregon and attended Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 2011, and following his graduation clerked for a year with […]

December 2016

Member Lori O’Tool Elected President of Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

December 29th, 2016|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is proud to announce that Member Lori O’Tool has been elected to serve as President-Elect of the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association in July of 2016. Ms. O’Tool has been on WDTL’s Board of Trustees since 2010 and actively involved in committee work for several years prior to joining the […]

Portland Attorney Anna Raman to Participate in OLIO Career Panel

December 16th, 2016|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Portland attorney Anna Raman will participate in the Opportunities for Law in Oregon (OLIO) Employment Retreat Career Presentations Panel on January 21, 2017. This panel will discuss various issues relative to potential careers with a Juris Doctor degree, including alternative career paths to practicing law.

OLIO is an Oregon State Bar […]

November 2016

Associate Jinju Park to Speak on Special Education Records

November 17th, 2016|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett associate Jinju Park will speak at a seminar entitled “Special Education Law from A to Z” on December 8th in Seattle and again in May 2017 in Olympia. Ms. Park’s presentation will focus on how to handle difficult situations relating to Special Education Records, including identifying what is and isn’t […]

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

November 7th, 2016|

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 […]

October 2016

Justin Bolster to Speak at Advanced Civil Litigation Skills Seminar

October 17th, 2016|

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 […]

September 2016

Rod Fonda to speak to Marine Insurance Association of Seattle

September 20th, 2016|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Of Counsel attorney Rod Fonda has been invited to be the speaker at the October lunch meeting of the Marine Insurance Association of Seattle on Tuesday, October 4.  His topic is “Recent Events Around the World and their Impact on the Marine Insurance Community” and he will be discussing the new […]

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POG Lawyers Receive Two Defense Verdicts on Same Day

September 7th, 2016|

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 […]

August 2016

John Butler and Jennifer Loynd in the Defense News!

August 17th, 2016|

Member John Butler and Associate Jennifer Loynd have co-authored an article appearing in the Summer edition of the Defense News, published by the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association.  The article is entitled Decoding Eastlake v. Hess: A Case Study in Applying an Alternative Measure of Damages, and discusses Mr. Butler’s and Ms. Loynd’s recent […]