News & Resources

Recent News and Educational Resources from Reed Longyear

Attorney Noah Williams recently presented at a Continuing Legal Education program on the topic of  “Employment and Independent Contractor Concerns for Home Health Care Providers.” Access his presentation here!

Congratulations to Attorney Carla Calogero who began her term as Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association on October 1, 2015.  Carla was elected to the one-year position by Elder Law Section members.  This is her fifth year of service on the Executive Committee of the Elder Law Section.

Buyer Beware: Seller Misrepresentation Claims in Washington State

Buying a home is one of the largest financial transactions most people engage in during their lifetime. Despite its significance, many people make the decision to purchase prior to hiring a professional home inspector to examine the current condition of the structure and property. This has been particularly true in the Puget Sound Region’s hot […]

On August 17th Attorney Carla Calogero presented to Geriatric Fellows at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System on the topic of advance care directives and surrogate decision-making, including guardianship, in Washington State. VA Puget Sound serves the health care needs of over 80,000 veterans in the Pacific Northwest. Carla focuses her practice on elder and special […]

Congratulations to one of our most valuable legal staff members, Christopher Fast on nine years with Reed Longyear. Christopher directly assists Attorney Michael Longyear and is a registered Washington State Guardian. We look forward to the years to come and wish him well on his family travels this month!

We are wishing a happy anniversary this month to Attorney Erin Blower who joined Reed Longyear two years ago as an associate. Erin focuses her practice on family law litigation. She is known by colleagues and clients for her thorough manner in handling complex cases and supportive demeanor. If you haven’t yet, make sure to […]

We are excited to announce that Attorney Gary Wolfstone will be joining us of counsel, specializing in personal injury law. Mr. Wolfstone has been practicing law for 42 years. He has worked on several personal injury cases, ranging from maritime to medical malpractice and has won successful judgments up to $2,000,000. Mr. Wolfstone will be […]

Congratulations to Paralegal Shirlee Williams on her 9 year anniversary at Reed Longyear. Shirlee assists attorneys Christina Corwin and Erin Blower with family law matters. When Shirlee isn’t busy at the office, she enjoys getting outside and kayaking with fellow paralegal Sheila Sowecke. We feel fortunate to have Shirlee as part of our staff team […]

Attorney Carla Calogero was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Senior Services for a three year term. Senior Services is a nonprofit organization that provides vital assistance to seniors and their loved ones. From providing in-home support services to guiding people through complex health insurance or legal issues, Senior Services is dedicated to […]

Last week, our family law Mediator and Attorney, Christina Corwin, attended a professional skills program in family law mediation at Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine School of Law. Pepperdine has been ranked #1 in Dispute Resolution by U.S. News and World Report every year since 2006. Christina further strengthened her mediation skills by incorporating […]