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High court decides against state employees

Washington’s Supreme Court ruled today unanimously for the State in two important pension cases. And the union that represents teachers, which had led the court challenge, was quick to decry the rulings.

August 2014

Two lawyers, leading others: 40 Under Forty

Bethel school board member Amy Pivetta Hoffman and policy advisor to the governor RaShelle Davis are both attorneys using their background in working to improve the lives of others.

August 2014

Dance for life, advocate for others: 40 Under Forty

A ballroom dance instructor-entrepreneur who feels she is as much a "life coach" is one of today's "40 Under Forty" honorees. The other is a passionate advocate, yet "mellow and relaxed" attorney with experience in domestic relations law, now in private practice.

August 2014

Advancing others, resolving issues : 40 Under Forty

A staffing professional, who feels success when she helps others succeed in their vocation, and a tax attorney who drove 80,000 miles to earn his advanced degree. Both are in Class of 2014 "40 Under Forty"

August 2014

‘Pump & Dump’ charges in Tacoma court

Three men who allegedly manipulated penny stocks, and then laundered the proceeds by purchasing precious metals, were charged today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma with conspiracy to commit securities fraud and conspiracy to launder monetary instruments.

August 2014

Sunken ship gone, recovery of costs next

The state Attorney General's Office will continue to pursue financial recovery from the parties responsible for clean-up of a 167-foot vessel that's been underwater in Tacoma's Hylebos Waterway since January 2013.

August 2014

Guilty plea from Olympia tax preparer

A 31-year-old Olympia resident, Kyle Baxter, entered a guilty plea in Tacoma federal court this morning to one count of filing a false, fictitious or fraudulent tax refund claim.

July 2014

State lawyers get $3 million for homeowners

Washington homeowners will share in $550 million secured for borrowers nationwide through a legal action against SunTrust Mortgage Inc.

June 2014

South Sound’ Super Lawyers’ named

The annual list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars is out today from a legal-focused magazine. It includes 127 private practice attorneys in Tacoma, three in Gig Harbor, one in Puyallup.

June 2014

Local firm tackles Thurston collections

Grimm Collections, a Tumwater firm with 70 years in the business, has a new contract to handle past-due receivables for Thurston County District Court.

June 2014
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