Upcoming Events


September 18, 2019

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

  • Personal Injury Bootcamp – Ethics”

November 6, 2019

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

  • Applying the WA and Local Rules of Civil Procedure to Your Case.

November 6, 2019

Marty J. Pujolar will be presenting [via a pre-recorded Webinar] on the following topic at the National Business Institute:

  • Bad Faith -  – Emerging Issues and Ethics.

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

 

 

 

News/Publications

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 recently 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

 

We are excited to announce that

Jenna R. Goltermann

has recently joined our firm:

Jenna is an Associate who’s practice focuses on general liability and coverage litigation. She has experience in all aspects of insurance defense, including sophisticated contract interpretation necessary to balance risks against insurer interests in complex litigation.

 

We are very pleased to announce that

 Stephanie Andersen and Jeffrey T. Kestle

 are Shareholders with the firm

Jeff’s practice focuses on the defense of professional liability claims. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Law.

Stephanie practices in the areas of insurance coverage and extra contractual matters.  Stephanie is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

We also would like to welcome the return of Mark C. Dean.  Mark’s practice specializes in Commercial Litigation and also health care cases; including medical malpractice and disciplinary matters.

 

   

Congratulations to Kimberly Reppart who was a presenter

at a CLE hosted by K&L Gates

Her topic was on “How to Balance Life and the Law at a CLE for MAMAs (“Mother Attorney Mentoring Association”).  The other panelists included Barbara Barrilleaux, General Counsel at Brooks Running, Pallavi Wahi, Managing Partner at K&L Gates, and Julianne Henley, shareholder at Miller, Nash, Graham & Dunn. The feedback that we received was that it was one of our best CLEs!

Thank you, Kim!

  

  

 

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 2018.