Consistent with our commitment to the core values of Service, Passion and Excellence, we are pleased to announce that Mary Eklund, a litigator with a practice providing legal advice and representation to the accounting profession, is joining the firm on October 1, 2010. Mary has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s Lawyer Rating system–showing that she has reached the height of professional excellence. Since 1992, Mary has practiced as lead counsel on a professional liability defense practice for accountants while also acting as the managing shareholder of Eklund Rockey Stratton, P.S. She received her juris doctorate from Hastings College of Law, University of California in 1978.

Joining Mary is Barb Schmidt, who has worked with Mary in accounting representation since 1992.