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Recent News and Educational Resources from Reed Longyear

This month we excitedly observe four fantastic individuals and their time spent at Reed Longyear! Attorney Anton Cauthorn is celebrating his second year, paralegal Sheila Sowecke is celebrating 12 years, family law attorney Christina Corwin and paralegal/IT-support Deanna Hendrickson are both celebrating 15 years at the firm! Happy Anniversary to all!

“Trying” to comply with an Order to Surrender Weapons is not good enough

Earlier this month, Washington’s Court of Appeals issued a decision that helps protect domestic violence survivors from gun violence by clarifying 1) that a restrained person has the burden of proving she/he has complied with a court order requiring him/her to surrender weapons and 2) that filing a “Proof of Surrender” form is not conclusive […]

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.

Getting prepared if divorce is your New Year’s resolution

January is a great time to change habits and make a new beginning. It’s also a time when people take a hard look at their lives and make decisions about what they want their future to look like. If you have taken a hard look at your marriage and determined that a future together is […]

After divorce, who pays for college?

Most parents worry about their ability to cover higher education costs for their children. That issue becomes more complex when parents get divorced. For them, the question is not just how, but who. In Washington, child support is usually only paid until a child turns 18 or graduates from high school (whichever occurs later). The […]

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.

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