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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
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Dec 19, 2013

GB along with the Latina/0 Bar Association of Washington (LBAW) was selected as El Centro de La Raza's Volunteer Group of the Year! Each year El Centro selects an organization that has contributed significantly to their mission. SGB is recognized for substantial work in defending the rights of people through its continued legal advocacy and…

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Oct 23, 2013

Columbia Legal Services will recognize Schroeter Goldmark & Bender at a celebration on October 23rd as one of their pro bono partners, "whose collaborative advocacy on behalf of thousands of low income individuals and families brings us closer to achieving our vision of justice, and a more inclusive and equitable society." Thank you CLS

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Oct 04, 2013

Washington State Labor Council’s Internet Newspaper, The Stand, commends Schroeter Goldmark & Bender attorneys Adam Berger, Kristin Houser, Rebecca Roe and William Rutzick for not attending the WSBA awards dinner to honor the Hyatt boycott. Read the entire article http://www.thestand.org/2013/10/attorneys-honor-hyatt-boycott-rather-than-accept-bar-awards/