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2018 is here, and we are happy to announce changes at Reed Longyear! Two of our associate attorneys, Carla Calogero and Noah Williams, have transitioned into roles as Members with the firm. Please join us in congratulating them as they move into their new roles.

We are also happy to announce that Mary Anne Vance has joined our firm as an Of Counsel Attorney. Ms. Vance practices in the areas of estate planning, trust and probate law. Two staff members have transitioned to Reed Longyear from Ms. Vance’s office, so join us in welcoming Cindy McComish and Geoff Dietrich our team as well.  We look forward to working with everyone in the new year!

Attorney Noah Williams’ blog post, “Top Five Common Questions to an Employment Attorney about Nannies and Nanny Shares” was featured on another Seattle based website, Nanny Parent Connection. This is a community site that connects nannies and parents in the Puget Sound region. You can read Noah’s post here or learn more about Nanny Parent Connection here.

We are delighted to announce that at the KCBA 13th Annual Probate Administration CLE, Reed Longyear Law will have three attorneys present to cover a broad range of information regarding probate issues. Attorney Michael Longyear will serve as Co-chair while attorneys Jason Burnett and Anton Cauthorn also speak on a handful of probate topics. This CLE will take place on Thursday, October 26th, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM at the Washington State Convention Center. To get more information or to register for this CLE, follow the link provided: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/13th-annual-probate-administration-tickets-38367902429

Attorney Elizabeth Hanley was featured on Public News Service today regarding a Supreme Court case reviewing whether employers can ban class-action lawsuits. Ms. Hanley spoke to the importance of class action suits in wage theft cases.

Coming up on Friday, October 27th, attorney Carla Calogero will be a panelist at this year’s Northwest Health Law Advocates CLE seminar. She will be speaking about working with clients with diminished capacity. You can register here and view the agenda here.

Attorney Michael Longyear will be a co-chair for the Washington State Bar Association’s 20th Annual Fall Elder Law Conference. Topics for the seminar will include: Washington Disability Law, client representation in elder mediation, and a session on Capacity to Care. The conference will take place on September 8th, 2017 and registration is available through the WSBA website.

We are happy to announce that attorney Michael Longyear has joined the Washington Association of Professional Guardians as a Member of the Board of Directors. The WAPG is an organization that represents the interests of Certified Professional Guardians (CPGs) and aims to educate on issues relevant to guardianship as well as promoting and facilitating standards for guardians.

Reed Longyear was proud to sponsor this year’s King County Bar Association’s Annual Awards Dinner. We extend our congratulations to the honorees and recognize the important contributions they have made to justice in our community.

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