December 6, 2019

Marty J. Pujolar will be presenting on the following topic at the National Business Institute:

  • Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Washington – Current Laws Update and Bad Faith Trends

December 12, 2019

Robert W. Novasky and Jeffrey T. Kestle will be presenting on the following topics at the National Business Institute CLE:

  • “Pain and Suffering Damages in Personal Injury”,  Robert W. Novasky – Negotiating and Litigating Pain and Suffering Damages: Defense Perspective. Jeffrey T. Kestle – Legal Ethics

December 17, 2019

A. Grant Lingg will be presenting at the Condominiums, HOA’s and the Future of Construction Defect Claims conference in Seattle on December 17th. To view the Seminar Group’s s website for more information: https://www.theseminargroup.net/seminardetl.aspx?id=19.CDEFWA.

 

 

 

 

News/Publications

We are excited to announce that

Michael D. Handler

&

David A. Lipkin

have recently joined our firm

Michael D. Handler is Of Counsel with expertise in insurance coverage, and defense of alleged bad faith claims, in Washington and Oregon.  Michael is a 1993 graduate of Boston University School of Law.

David A. Lipkin is Of Counsel, working in our Tacoma office, with a primary focus on personal injury litigation.  David is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University Law School, cum laude.

 

 We are also very pleased to report that our two founding shareholders, Carl E. Forsberg and Roy A. Umlauf, have been awarded an additional distinction as being included within the Top 100 Attorneys in Washington for 2019.

 

We are pleased to announce that eight (8) attorneys at Forsberg & Umlauf, PS., have been recognized in the 2019 Washington Super Lawyer list:

 Matt Adams, Stephanie Andersen, Carl Forsberg,  Galina Jakobson,

Grant Lingg, Marty Pujolar, Patrick Sheldon, Roy Umlauf

and

Ryan J. Hesslegesser is recognized as a Rising Star!

 

We are excited to announce that

Ryan J. Hesselgesser, Laura E. Kruse,  Micah R. Steinhilb

have joined our firm

and

 we are very proud to announce that

Meghan A. McNabb

has recently passed the bar!

Ryan L. Hesselgesser is of Counsel with a primary focus on insurance coverage, bad faith litigation and third-party claims. Ryan is a graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law.

Laura E. Kruse is of Counsel and specializes in transportation defense claims, employment litigation and personal injury litigation. Laura is a graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law.

Micah R. Steinhilb is an Associate and specializes in all areas of insurance coverage matters in Oregon and Washington. Micah is a graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, cum laude.

Meghan A. McNabb recently became an Associate. Her work will primarily focus on personal injury litigation. Meghan is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Law.

 

We are proud to announce that

Roy A. Umlauf

was recently announced as a

Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

ACTL II

The American College of Trial Lawyers is composed of only the best trial attorneys in the United States and Canada.  It is widely considered to be the premier professional trial organization in America.

Fellowship is extended by invitation only to those experienced trial attorneys who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.

Congratulations Roy! 

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Both Patrick C. Sheldon and Roy A. Umlauf

are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers