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May 08, 2014

SGB proudly announces that our colleague and friend, M. Lorena González, will join Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s administration as his Legal Counsel. Sadly, after 7 years Lorena will be leaving SGB where she is a shareholder. For nine years, Lorena has dedicated her law practice to giving voice to crime victims, working families and those…

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May 08, 2014

News Release ~ 05/08/2014 Seattle Defense Attorney Colette Tvedt Appointed Indigent Defense Director for Nation’s Criminal Defense Bar Washington, DC (May 8, 2014) – The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) today announces the appointment of Colette Tvedt as indigent defense training and policy director. She will begin at NACDL this June. Tvedt has…

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May 05, 2014

Seattle Times Obituary

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Apr 30, 2014

Schroeter Goldmark & Bender is sad to announce that Leonard W. Schroeter passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at the age of 89. Len was known with good reason as one of the most eloquent speakers about the suffering caused by the negligence of others. It was not only that he was brilliant, but he…

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Mar 26, 2014

Attorneys at Schroeter Goldmark & Bender (Martin S. Garfinkel, Adam J. Berger, and Lindsay L. Halm) have filed a class action complaint on behalf of workers from Extra Car Airport Parking, Inc. in SeaTac, who were not paid the $15.00 per hour minimum wage as required under the new SeaTac Ordinance that went into effect…

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Mar 19, 2014

SGB attorneys Marty Garfinkel and Adam Berger and our friends at Columbia Legal Services filed a case in federal court on behalf of farm workers against a Yakima Valley grower concerning H-2A, guest worker violations. Read about it in the Yakima Herald.

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Mar 06, 2014

On March 3, 2014, Washington's Court of Appeals handed down an opinion favorable to hard working people exposed to asbestos. In Farrow v. Flowserve USA, Inc., a case handled by SGB's asbestos trial attorneys, Kristin Houser, Tom Breen and Bill Rutzick, Division I reversed a trial court's decision that originally favored corporate defendant Flowserve. The…

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Mar 05, 2014

SGB is please to announce that the American College of Trial Lawyers has invited Rebecca Roe to become an elected fellow. "The College's Fellows are chosen strictly by invitation and only after rigorous investigation. Fellowship is limited to one per cent of the lawyers in any individual State, to those lawyers who have distinguished themselves…

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Feb 28, 2014

SGB attorney Lorena Gonzalez was on hand to witness Governor Inslee sign the Washington State Dream Act on February 26, 2014. Read the entire article.

Governor Inslee signs Washington State Dream Act