Monthly Archives: May 2010

Rachel Talon Reynolds Appointed As State and Local Defense Organization Representative

Last month, Rachel Reynolds, Associate at Preg O’Donnell & Gillett, was appointed by the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Young Lawyers Committee as the State and Local Defense Organization Representative for Washington State.  DRI is the international organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation.

May 27th, 2010|News|

Rachel Tallon Reynolds' Article Selected for Inclusion in Prominent Casebook

Excerpts of Rachel Tallon Reynolds’ article, The Robin Hood Taking and the Court of Standards, have been selected for inclusion in Fundamentals of Modern Property Law, 6th ed. (Foundation Press, forthcoming 2011) authored by Edward H. Rabin, Roberta Rosenthal Kwall, Jeffrey L. Kwall, and Craig Anthony Arnold.

The Robin Hood Taking article was originally developed for […]

May 21st, 2010|News|

Defense Jury Verdict for Lori O'Tool

After a 6 day trial in Federal District Court (Tacoma), an 8-person jury returned a defense verdict for partner Lori O’Tool. Lori was defending a high end window manufacturer against UCC-based warranty claims brought by a general contractor concerning 7 vacation homes built on the Washington coast. The general contractor asserted a […]

May 11th, 2010|News|

David Antal Obtains Directed Verdict

David Antal of Preg O’Donnell & Gillett obtained a directed verdict for the client, a restaurant and bar in Fife. The case was tried in April in Pierce County. The plaintiff claimed that management had over-served another customer who later assaulted her. Via an earlier filed summary judgment, the liquor liability claim was […]

May 7th, 2010|News|

Shannon McMinimee to Speak at UW School of Law on May 10

Shannon McMinimee will be joining representatives from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Center on Reinventing Public Education, Teach for America, and Seattle Public Schools for a panel discussion on Equity and Education on May 10 at 4:00 pm at the University of Washington School of Law. The presentation is sponsored by the […]

May 5th, 2010|News|

Carlos A. Rasch Joins Portland Office

Preg O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that Carlos A. Rasch joined the firm effective May 3, 2010. Carlos practices in Oregon, working out of our Portland office. In addition to his experience in defect law, Carlos has also handled complex mass tort cases involving catastrophic injuries, as well as other personal […]

May 4th, 2010|News|