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April 2019

Jeffrey Daly to speak on Data Security at Washington State Council of School Attorneys Spring Conference

April 11th, 2019|

Breaches of privacy and data security are not limited to large corporate entities or government agencies. Education is increasingly becoming a target for attacks by advanced persistent threats including nation-states and sophisticated hacking groups. While many more high profile attacks have been at the university level, K-12 is not immune from this pervasive and […]

January 2019

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Names William Cornell and Justin Bolster as Partners to the Firm

January 25th, 2019|

The partners of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett are pleased to announce that William Cornell and Justin Bolster have been named partners to the firm. Each of these excellent lawyers bring unique perspectives and backgrounds to the partnership, and both share the same passion as the other partners of the firm for providing high quality […]

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 […]